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Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies

October 2016 Volume 59, Number 1

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Number of articles: 46

  1. Developing teachers' intercultural sensitivity: Case study on a pilot course in Finnish teacher education

    Inkeri Rissanen, School of Education, Finland; Elina Kuusisto & Arniika Kuusisto, Department of Teacher Education, Finland

    In scholarly discussions, developing intercultural competencies, with intercultural sensitivity as their core, is an acknowledged aim of teacher education. Religion forms a foundational part in... More

    pp. 446-456

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  2. Reclaiming agency: Justice-oriented social studies teachers respond to changing curricular standards

    Alison G. Dover, Department of Secondary Education, United States; Nick Henning, California State University–Fullerton, United States; Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath, San Francisco State University, United States

    Emphases on high-stakes testing and accountability can undermine teachers' ability to use their professional expertise to respond to the localized needs of their students. For justice-oriented... More

    pp. 457-467

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  3. Seeking the elusive ethical base of teacher professionalism in Canadian codes of ethics

    Bruce Maxwell, University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières, Canada; Marina Schwimmer, McGill University, Canada

    Two studies were conducted to explore codes of ethics as a source of insight into the ethical base of teacher professionalism. Using the 13 codes of ethics overseeing teachers' work in Canada as a ... More

    pp. 468-480

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  4. Committed, inspiring, and healthy teachers: How do school environment and motivational factors facilitate optimal functioning at career start?

    Claude Fernet, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada; Sarah-Geneviève Trépanier, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada; Stéphanie Austin & Julie Levesque-Côté, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Canada

    This study aimed to deepen the understanding of the role of work motivation in teachers at career start. Participants were 589 beginning French-Canadian teachers working in public elementary and... More

    pp. 481-491

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  5. The influence of test-based accountability policies on school climate and teacher stress across four states

    Nathaniel P. von der Embse & Laura L. Pendergast, Temple University, United States; Natasha Segool, University of Hartford, United States; Elina Saeki, California State University, United States; Shannon Ryan, Temple University, United States

    This study examined the relationship of test-based accountability policies on teacher stress and school climate across four states in the United States. Structural equation modeling of data from... More

    pp. 492-502

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  6. Teaching in global collaborations: Navigating challenging conversations through cosmopolitan activity

    Amy Stornaiuolo

    This article examines teachers’ participation in a global collaboration, an educational partnership connecting educators and students online. A challenge that emerged involved how to engage in and ... More

    pp. 503-513

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