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Places Where Teachers Are Taught

reviewed by Geraldine Joncich Clifford 1991

coverTitle: Places Where Teachers Are Taught
Author(s): John I. Goodlad, Roger Soder, Kenneth A. Sirotnik (Eds.)
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco
ISBN: 1555422764, Pages: , Year: 1990
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Scholars interested in the evolution of teaching and teacher education in the United States will, for some time, have two reasons to consult Places Where Teachers Are Taught. First, it offers a hitherto unavailable collection of case studies, representing the sprawling diversity of institutions that have prepared teachers for public and nonpublic schools in this century. Second, this book will itself become primary source material, as future historians seek to understand and document that rather curious reform movement that intruded on the consciousness of the education professions by the early 1980s. Remember it? No, it was not that launched by the Reagan administration to rally the public to the spectre of national educational suicide by drowning in a “rising tide of mediocrity.” Although it can be claimed that the two reform efforts were or should be linked, this one featured unprecedentedly serious and several-sided efforts to “professionalize” teaching. The early organizational... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 93 Number 2, 1991, p. 316-319
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 277, Date Accessed: 8/18/2018 11:44:58 AM

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