Transforming Teacher Education: Reflections from the Field

Transforming Teacher Education offers an intimate, reflective account of the development of the renowned Team One teacher education program at Michigan State University. Over a ten-year period, Team One established a first-rate reputation as a beacon of progressive teacher education. In this book, the creators of Team One describe their ongoing efforts to nurture and sustain a teacher education program that could serve as a learning community for students, faculty, and administrators alike. The book weaves together diverse voices to provide a detailed portrait of the ongoing transformation of teachers and students as they learn together. At a time when traditional teacher education is coming under fire, this book presents a powerful vision of what teacher education could and should be and offers an impassioned rationale for engaging in the intellectually demanding work of professional teacher education.