The editors and authors of
Teaching Teachers: Building a Quality School of Urban Education present a description of and vision for the complicated and often misunderstood field of teacher education. This book describes a critical, complex school of education that promotes disciplined scholarship and diverse reforms of educational knowledge to students and to the educational community. This theme of a rigorous teacher education program is taken up throughout the volume as new understandings of professional education are promoted. This book would be beneficial to students, instructors, and administrators.
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2004. XIV, 273 pp.
Contents: Shirley R. Steinberg: Foreword – Nicholas M. Michelli: Preface – Joe L. Kincheloe: The Bizarre, Complex, and Misunderstood
World of Teacher Education – Mordechai Gordon: Teachers as Philosophers: The Purpose of Foundation Courses in Education –
Wayne A. Reed: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn: Schools of Education as Brokers of Social Capital in Low-Income Neighborhoods – Haroon
Kharem: Race and Education in New York City: A Dilemma – Alma Rubal-Lopez: Who I Am Informs My Teaching – Nora E. Hyland/Shuaib
Meacham: Community Knowledge-Centered Teacher Education: A Paradigm for Socially Just Educational Transformation – Alberto
Bursztyn: Special Education, Urban Schools, and the Uncertain Path to Social Justice – Carol Korn-Bursztyn: Run Jane Run:
Researching Early Childhood Teacher Practice Frame by Frame – Florence Rubinson: The Graduate Program in School Psychology:
Imparting Responsive Practice – Carolina Mancuso: The Changing Faces of Literacy – Lee Elliott Fleischer: Toward a Counterhegemonic
Multicultural Grammar – Koshi Dhingra: Students’ Perceptions of Schools of Education – Philip M. Anderson: The Experience
of Experience: Haphazard Stories about Student Teaching – Alberto M. Bursztyn: Working on the Future: Concluding Thoughts.