by Eran Tamir
This comparative, longitudinal study of 30 beginning teachers from three mission-driven, teacher education programs explores career commitments among beginning teachers and how school environments shape them. The study confirms the importance of administration support and professional community even for elite college graduates who are highly motivated to teach and make a difference in the lives of children.
by Laura Desimone, Thomas M. Smith & Kristie J.R. Phillips
This is a three-year longitudinal study that links teacher participation in content-focused professional development in mathematics to the use of particular types of instruction, and then examines links between those types of instruction and student achievement.
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 Samina Hadi-Tabassum
This commentary addresses turn around schools in Chicago.
by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record are pleased to announce the Annual Yearbooks for 2015.