Author Interview: “Getting Inside Rehearsals: Insights From Teacher Educators to Support Work on Complex Practice”

February 11, 2016

This interview features the authors of “Getting Inside Rehearsals: Insights From Teacher Educators to Support Work on Complex Practice”.  Dr. Elham Kazemi, Dr. Hala Ghousseini, Dr. Adrian Cunard, and Dr. Angela Chan Turrou share their insights from their research.  Their article is published in the JTE January 2016 issue and is currently available online here.  … Read More »

Major Forum to Tackle Tough Questions on ‘Digital Divide’

February 4, 2016
Major Forum to Tackle Tough Questions on ‘Digital Divide’

This blog post was originally published on the AACTE blog, Ed Prep Matters.  By Gail Richmond The editors of the Journal of Teacher Education are pleased to be organizing our annual major forum for AACTE’s 68th Annual Meeting.  This year’s session, “Equity, Access, and the Digital Divide: Challenges for Teacher Education,” will be held Wednesday,… Read More »

Parsing Teaching Practice: An Interview with Mary Kennedy

February 2, 2016

In this interview, Dr. Mary Kennedy discussed the work behind her article, “Parsing the Practice of Teaching.”  The article is published in the January 2016 JTE issue and is currently available online here. What motivated you to pursue this question? Actually, I had two different experiences that had a big influence on me. The first was… Read More »

Author Interview: Dr. Hilary Conklin and Dr. Hilary Hughes, “Practices of Compassionate, Critical, Justice-Oriented Teacher Education”

February 1, 2016

This interview features the authors of “Practices of Compassionate, Critical, Justice-Oriented Teacher Education”, Dr. Hilary Conklin and Dr. Hilary E. Hughes. We asked the authors to share the stories and experiences behind the research.  Their article is published in the January 2016 JTE issue and is currently available online here. Q: What motivated you to… Read More »

The Role of the Mentor Teacher in (New) Teacher Learning

January 30, 2016

by Julie Bell School-based mentors of student teachers are in a unique position to teach and learn from another adult on a daily basis in the context of their own classrooms. However, as Thompson, Hagenah, Lohwasser, and Laxton (2015) noted, “Simply being in the company of accomplished mentors is not enough to support the improvement of teachers and… Read More »