Improving Teacher Quality The U. S. Teaching Force in Global Context

ISBN-10: 0807749885
ISBN-13: 9780807749883
Edition: 2009
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Description: This dynamic resource details the philosophy, rationale, and implementation of choice-based authentic art education in elementary and middle schools. To do the work of artists, children need opportunities to behave, think, and perform as artists.  More...

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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 10/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

This dynamic resource details the philosophy, rationale, and implementation of choice-based authentic art education in elementary and middle schools. To do the work of artists, children need opportunities to behave, think, and perform as artists. The heart of this curriculum is to facilitate independent learning by setting up studio centers that provide students with a choice of subject matter and media while also encouraging them to determine their own pace. The authors address theory, instruction, assessment, and advocacy in a user-friendly format that includes color photos of classroom set-ups and student work, reflections on projects, and lesson plans

Acknowledgments
Introduction
A Global Policy Perspective
Why America Needs a Global Perspective on Teacher Quality
Goals and Organization of the Book
Seeking the "Silver Bullet": International Educational Competition and Teacher Quality
The Global Movement to Improve Teacher Credentials and Quality
Teacher Quality Around the World
Developing a Coherent Policy for Improving Teacher Quality
Research Methods
Policy Contexts in the United States, Australia, and Japan
Comparison of National Contexts in the United States, Australia, and Japan
Policy Context: Standardization and Accountability
Teacher Policy in the United States, Australia, and Japan
Teachers' Role: A Vision of High-Quality Teachers
Summary
Teacher Quality and Workforce Planning and Management
Does Teacher Qualification Lead to Improved Student Achievement?
Comparing Teacher Quality in the United States and Abroad
The Teacher Quality Gap Between High- and Low-Poverty Schools
The Importance of Workforce Planning and Management
Teacher Recruitment in Australia
Teacher Hiring and Distribution in Australia and Japan
Summary
Recommendations
Teachers' Working Conditions
Workload and Assignment
Compensation and Benefits
Summary
Recommendations
Teacher Induction and Professional Development
Approaches to Professional Learning in the United States, Australia, and Japan
Teacher Induction and Mentoring
Professional Development
Teacher Collaboration
Summary
Recommendations
Developing a Coherent Policy for Improving Teacher Quality
United States, Australia, and Japan Compared
Policy Coherence in the United States, Australia, and Japan
Road Map for Improving U.S. Teacher Policy
How Should NCLB Be Improved?
Developing a Coherent Teacher Policy
References
About the Authors
Index

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