Issues in Teacher Education

Volume 17, Number 1, Spring 2008


Editor’s Introduction
................................................................................ 3
Margaret Olebe

Claiming the Contentious:
Literacy Teachers as Leaders
of Social Justice Principles and Practices
............................................... 7
Laura C. Jones, P. Taylor Webb, & Maureen Neumann

Early Childhood Educators’ Knowledge
of Early Literacy Development
............................................................. 17
Courtney Crim, Jacqueline Hawkins, Jenifer Thornton,
Holly Boon Rosof, Juanita Copley, & Emily Thomas

Improving Reading Comprehension in K-12 Education:
Investigating the Impact of the Reading Specialist Credential
on the Instructional Decisions of Veteran Teachers
............................. 31
Dana L. Grisham

School District and University Co-Teaching:
Toward Instructional Synergy in an Induction/M.Ed. Program
.......... 47
Sandy Buczynski & Kendra Sisserson

To Adapt or Subscribe:
Teachers’ Informal Collaboration
and View of Mandated Curricula
.......................................................... 75
Heidi Stevenson

Book Review Introduction..................................................................... 96
Suzanne SooHoo

Book Review
of Enriching the Brain
........................................................................... 98
Reviewed by Cynthia C. Coleman

Book Review
of You Haven’t Taught until They Have Learned:
John Wooden’s Teaching Principles and Practices
.............................. 102
Reviewed by Steve Turley

Book Review
of The Girl with the Brown Crayon:
How Children Use Stories To Shape Their Lives
................................ 108
Reviewed by James S. Cantor

Book Review
of Awards and Recognition for Exceptional Teachers:
K-12 and Community Colleg
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Reviewed by Mildred Murray-Ward

 

 

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