Enacting a Pedagogy of Teacher Education

Enacting a Pedagogy of Teacher Education

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Building on John Loughrana€™s latest work Developing a Pedagogy of Teacher Education, this book focuses on how individuals enact pedagogy in the context of teacher education. With teacher educators actually teaching while showing student-teachers how to teach, the quality of teacher education improves. Bringing together contributions from internationally known teacher educators, a school administrator who supports teachersa€™ professional learning, someone studying to become a teacher educator and someone studying to become a teacher, the book examines enacting educational and pedagogical values in personal practice and developing the interpersonal relationships that are so essential to quality teaching and learning. Each chapter illustrates an individual working to better understand the processes of teaching and learning and then modifying personal practices to enact a productive pedagogy of teacher education. This collection extends the rich literature emerging from the field while also focusing explicit attention on the challenges of enacting a pedagogy of teacher education.Until that first day of teaching, I had no idea of the class structure, the school and classroom schedule, the personality of the class and, ... I now found myself sitting down every night to revisit my lesson plans to ensure that I used instructional strategies to help all of my students be successful. ... In preparing pre- service teachers, I found it extremely important to get my students to understand the value ofanbsp;...

Title:Enacting a Pedagogy of Teacher Education
Author:Tom Russell, John Loughran
Publisher:Routledge - 2007-03-12


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