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Featured Articles

Finding Possibility in Pitfalls: The Role of Permeable Methods Pedagogy in Preservice Teacher Learning

by Heather Hebard
This comparative case study investigates the role of context in learning to teach writing in two university-based post-baccalaureate preparation programs. The author uses a cultural-historical theoretical lens to identify differences in teacher candidates' experiences within and across methods course and field placement activities, which were consequential for their learning.
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From the Faculty Perspective: Defining, Earning, and Maintaining Legitimacy Across Academia

by Leslie D. Gonzales & Aimee LaPointe Terosky
The aim of this research project is to study how faculty members across different types of institutions understand and define legitimacy with regard to their academic careers.
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Book Reviews

Curriculum Windows: What Curriculum Theorists of the 1990s Can Teach Us About Schools and Society Today

by Thomas S. Poetter, Kelly Waldrop, Tasneem Amatullah, Cleighton Weiland, & Jody Googins (Eds.)
reviewed by Lois Christensen


Ambitious Science Teaching

by Mark Windschitl, Jessica Thompson, & Melissa Braaten
reviewed by Tara O’Neill & Kirsten Mawyer


Documentation and Inquiry in the Early Childhood Classroom: Research Stories from Urban Centers and Schools

by Linda R. Kroll & Daniel R. Meier
reviewed by Cara Furman & Mackenzie Marles


Field Notes: The Making of Middle East Studies in the United States

by Zachary Lockman
reviewed by Ibtesam Al Atiyat


Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology: The Digital Revolution and Schooling in America

by Allan Collins & Richard Halverson
reviewed by Karen Dunlap


Education researcher Melanie Brooks discusses her co-authored article, “Being Wholly Muslim and Wholly American”: Exploring One Islamic School’s Efforts to Educate Against Extremism. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


Selling Out and Other Sins of the Justice Oriented Educator

by Brian Gibbs
This commentary engages the "sell out" phenomenon that often plagues justice oriented educators: not being able to engage in all forms of resistance and interruption often weighs on teachers engaged in critical teaching.

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.

Publishing in TCR
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