Making the Shift

Consciously Preparing Clinically-Minded Middle Grades Teacher Educators

Authored by: Melissa Baker , Katherine F. Thompson , Ashley S. Nylin , Janna Dresden

International Handbook of Middle Level Education Theory, Research, and Policy

Print publication date:  October  2019
Online publication date:  August  2019

Print ISBN: 9780815358619
eBook ISBN: 9781351122115
Adobe ISBN:


 Download Chapter



The authors describe how the preparation of doctoral students as teacher educators and scholars can be facilitated, supported, challenged, and enhanced by working in a clinically-intensive professional development school setting. They discuss the background on clinically-intensive programs for teacher preparation, explain the need for prospective teacher educators to engage in these types of programs during graduate school, describe the context within which they work, and consider the theoretical framework that helps explain their work before sharing narratives from several different perspectives.

Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.