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Teacher Knowledge and Instructional Quality of Beginning Teachers: Growth and Linkages

by Laura Desimone, Eric D. Hochberg & Jennifer McMaken
Do teacher knowledge and instructional quality grow in the first two years of teaching? Are they related to each other? The authors examine these questions with a sample of 45 middle school math teachers in their first two years of teaching, from 11 districts in four states.
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Rigor and Responsiveness in Classroom Activity

by Jessica Thompson, Sara Hagenah, Hosun Kang, David Stroupe, Melissa Braaten, Carolyn Colley & Mark Windschitl
Maintaining rigorous and equitable classroom discourse is a worthy goal, yet there is no clear consensus of how this actually works in a classroom. This mixed-method study examines differences in discourse within and across classroom episodes (warm-ups, small group conversations, whole group conversation, etc.) that elevate, or fail to elevate, studentsí explanatory rigor in equitable ways.
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Book Reviews

Adjunct Faculty Voices

by Roy Fuller, Marie Kendall Brown, & Kimberly Smith (Eds.)
reviewed by Janet Lawrence & Molly Ott


Students of the Dream: Resegregation in a Southern City

by Ruth Carbonette Yow
reviewed by Kristen Duncan


The Cruciform Faculty: The Making of a Christian Professor

by Mark H. Heinemann, James R. Estep, Jr., Mark A. Maddix, & Octavio J. Esqueda
reviewed by Jody Jessup-Anger


Holistic Education and Embodied Learning

by John P. Miller & Kelli Nigh (Eds.)
reviewed by Lisa Lucas


Computers, Cockroaches, and Ecosystems: Understanding Learning Through Metaphor

by Kevin J. Pugh
reviewed by Joseph Erickson


Education researcher Li-Ching Ho discusses her article, Social Harmony and Diversity: The Affordances and Constraints of Harmony as an Educational Goal. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


Engaging Youth in School (Kindle Book)

by Gary Natriello
This issue of the Teachers College Record Yearbook focuses on conceptualizations of engagement, the processes of engagement, portraits of engaging learning environments, and whole-school approaches to education.

TCR Yearbooks - Call for Proposals

by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record announce a call for proposals for future TCR Yearbooks.

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