Issues in Teacher Education

Fall 2014

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Editors’ Introduction................................................................................ 3
Susanne SooHoo, Joel Colbert, & Janae Dimick

Personality and Preservice Teachers:
Does It Change, Does It Matter?
............................................................ 7
Peter D. Wiens & Sean Ruday

“You Would Think I Could Pull It off Differently”:
A Teacher Educator Returns to Classroom Teaching
........................... 29
Jason K. Ritter

Educators’ Perceptions and Knowledge
of the Commnon Core State Standards
................................................ 47
Louis S. Nadelson, Heidi Pluska, Scott Moorcroft,
Annie Jeffrey, & Susan Woodard

Teachers as Expert Learners and Fellow Travelers:
A Review of Professional Development
Practices for Problem-Based Learning
................................................. 67
Janet Walton

Collaborative Video Inquiry as Teacher Educator
Professional Development
..................................................................... 93
Laura Baecher & Shiao-Chuan Kung

Teacher and Policy Alignment:
A Phenomenological Study Highlighting
Title I High School Teachers’
Professional Development Experiences
.............................................. 117
LaNysha T. Adams

Teaching, Learning, and Leading
with Schools and Communities:
One Urban University Re-Envisions
Teacher Preparation for the Next Generation
.................................... 139
Ann Marie Ryan, David Ensminger, Amy J. Heineke,
Adam S. Kennedy, David P. Prasse, & Lara K. Smetana

Changing Teacher Preparation
for California’s Changing Secondary Schools
..................................... 155
Nancy Farnan, Penni Hudis, & Arlene LaPlante

Promising Practices

(De)constructing Student Engagement
for Pre-0Serviuce Teacher Learning
................................................... 175
Jennifer G. Beasley, Conra D. Gist, & Marcia B. Imbeau

Challenging Teacher Bias:
Implementing a Community Learning Fair
....................................... 189
Karen Elizabeth Lafferty & Valerie Ooka Pang

Book Reviews

Living Faithfully:
The Transformation of Washington School

by Frances Schoonmaker..................................................................... 204
Reviewed by Kathryn Ado

Fire in the Ashes:
Twenty-Five Years among the Poorest Childen in America

by Jonathan Kozol................................................................................ 209
Reviewed by AnnMarie Alberton Gunn