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 »