The editors and authors of Professional Teacher Dispositions: Additions to the Mainstream contribute to the long tradition in education of the discussions of teacher dispositions. It is intended for novice and experienced teachers, for those who educate future teachers, and for those who hire teachers. This book includes theoretical aspects of dispositions in education and case vignettes for discussion and reflection. Professional Teacher Dispositions provides a resource for school administrators in the professional selection of teachers, teacher educators in the selection of candidates for teacher education programs, and as a basis for developing professional development or pre-service activities in education. The authors address issues of character and passion that have a profound impact on the decision to be a teacher, the reasons for teaching and effect the day-to-day functioning of teachers in our school classrooms. Chapters address social justice and equity issues, reflection, caring, love, teaching as a calling.Hope Smith Davis has taught on-site and online graduate and undergraduate courses in Diversity, Assessment, and ... education, a mastera#39;s of science degree in special education, and a doctor of philosophy in curriculum and instruction.
|Title||:||Professional Teacher Dispositions|
|Author||:||R. Lee Smith, Denise Skarbek|
|Publisher||:||R&L Education - 2013-09-09|