Publisher description for Powerful teacher education : lessons from exemplary programs / Linda Darling-Hammond ; in collaboration with Letitia Fickel ... [et al.].


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Creating Powerful Teacher Education examines the successes and strategies of seven long-standing teacher education programs that have succeeded in preparing teachers to help diverse learners_reach high levels of performance and understanding. The author shows what successful teacher education models look like, what they aim for, what they do, and what their students can accomplish as a result. The book also examines what policies, organizational features, resources, and relationships have enabled these programs to succeed. Linda Darling-Hammond is the author of The Right to Learn (0-7879-5942-1) and Preparing Teachers for a Changing World (0-7879-7464-1).


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Teachers -- Training of -- United States.