by Bethany Rogers & Megan Blumenreich
This research uses oral history narratives to examine the professional choices and trajectories of Teach for America participants over a twenty-year period, attending especially to individuals’ perceptions of their urban teaching experiences, their beliefs, and their reasons for staying in or leaving the urban classroom, with the aim of better understanding the experiences of such teachers and the implications for staffing urban schools.
by Lauren Anderson & Jamy Stillman
This research comment reports on preliminary findings from a study that explores how teachers navigate Common Core State Standards implementation in the area of language arts. It focuses specifically on the challenges that arose as a team of bilingual teachers worked to make sense of the CCSS emphasis on text complexity and engage young students around complex, informational texts.
Education researcher Antero Garcia discusses his co-authored TC Record article, “So We Have to Teach Them or What?”: Introducing Preservice Teachers to the Figured Worlds of Urban Youth Through Digital Conversation. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.
by Nadine Dolby
A commentary on the hidden curriculum of animals in education.
by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record are pleased to announce the Annual Yearbooks for 2015.