Teacher Education and the Struggle for Social Justice

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-04-02
  • Publisher: Routledge
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In this selection of his work from 1991-2008, Zeichner examines the relationships between various aspects of teacher education, teacher development, and their contributions to the achievement of greater justice in schooling and in the broader society.

Author Biography

Kenneth M. Zeichner is Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Teacher Education and Associate Dean, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xx
The Adequacies and Inadequacies of Three Current Strategies to Recruit, Prepare, and Retain the Best Teachers for All Studentsp. 1
Educating Teachers for Social Justicep. 24
Professional Development Schools in a Culture of Evidence and Accountabilityp. 44
Action Research as a Strategy for Preparing Teachers to Work for Greater Social Justice: A Case Study from the United Statesp. 54
Action Research: Personal Renewal and Social Reconstructionp. 68
Action Research in Teacher Education as a Force for Greater Social Justicep. 85
Beyond the Divide of Teacher Research and Academic Researchp. 101
Connecting Genuine Teacher Development to the Struggle for Social Justicep. 119
Contradictions and Tensions in the Professionalization of Teaching and the Democratization of Schoolsp. 133
Reflections of a University-Based Teacher Educator on the Future of College-and University-Based Teacher Educationp. 146
Notesp. 161
Referencesp. 169
Indexp. 200
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