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Preparing Future Teachers of Reading: Create a Lasting Literacy by Developing Minds and Bringing Life Into Learning
Unformatted Document Text:  life-long learning * Audience questions concerning the general definition of the problem • Topic #1: To what extent have researchers in reading and language education investigated the relationship between literacy and language arts teaching and learning and critical thinking and life-long learning • Research Focus • Topic #2: What are the features of excellent reading teacher education programs? To what extent have reading teacher educators infused the research on critical thinking and life-long learning into their instructional and reading teacher preparation at the undergraduate and graduate-level? • Teacher Educators Description of how the critical thinking and/or lifelong learning agenda are implemented at their institutions, including suggestions and pitfalls. * Topic #3: Results of a survey comparing the critical thinking and life-long learning dispositions of graduate-students who were introduced to the critical thinking and life-long learning agenda through a coherent program overview and those who were not. * Presentation #4: Discussion tying the above studies to the present accountability expectations and policy decisions that impact reading teacher preparation programs. * Audience discussion of above issues led by Discussant References Austin, M.C., & Morrison, C. (1962). The torch lighters: Tomorrow’s teachers of reading. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Costa, A. (ed.) (1985). Developing Minds: A resource book for teaching thinking. Reston, VA: ASCD. Costa, A. (2001). Introduction: The vision. Developing minds: A resource book for teaching thinking. Reston, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Costa, A. (ed.) (1985). Developing Minds: A resource book for teaching thinking. Reston, VA: ASCD. Dewey, J. (1916). Democracy and education. New York: Macmillan, p. 16.Dewey, J. op. Cit, p. 90-91. Educating Americans for the 21 st Century. (1985). Washington, D.C.: The National Science Board Commission on Pre-College Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology. Graves, D. H. (1999). Bring life into learning: create a lasting literacy. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Hargreaves, A., & Fullan, M. (1992). Understanding teacher development. New York: Teachers College Press. Harmon, J. , Hedrick, w., Martinez, M., Perez, B., Keehn, S. Fine, J. C., Eldidge, D., Flint, A. S., Littleton, D. M., Bryant-Shanklin, M., Loven, R. Assaf, I., & Sailors, M.

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life-long learning
* Audience questions concerning the general definition of the problem
Topic #1: To what extent have researchers in reading and language
education investigated the relationship between literacy and language
arts teaching and learning and critical thinking and life-long learning
Research Focus
Topic #2: What are the features of excellent reading teacher education
programs? To what extent have reading teacher educators infused the
research on critical thinking and life-long learning into their instructional
and reading teacher preparation at the undergraduate and graduate-
level?
Teacher Educators Description of how the critical thinking and/or lifelong
learning agenda are implemented at their institutions, including
suggestions and pitfalls.
* Topic #3: Results of a survey comparing the critical thinking and life-long
learning dispositions of graduate-students who were introduced to the
critical thinking and life-long learning agenda through a coherent program
overview and those who were not.
* Presentation #4: Discussion tying the above studies to the present
accountability expectations and policy decisions that impact reading
teacher preparation programs.
* Audience discussion of above issues led by Discussant
References
Austin, M.C., & Morrison, C. (1962). The torch lighters: Tomorrow’s teachers of
reading. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Costa, A. (ed.) (1985). Developing Minds: A resource book for teaching thinking.
Reston, VA: ASCD.
Costa, A. (2001). Introduction: The vision. Developing minds: A resource book
for teaching thinking. Reston, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum
Development.
Costa, A. (ed.) (1985). Developing Minds: A resource book for teaching thinking.
Reston, VA: ASCD.
Dewey, J. (1916). Democracy and education. New York: Macmillan, p. 16.
Dewey, J. op. Cit, p. 90-91.
Educating Americans for the 21
st
Century. (1985). Washington, D.C.: The
National Science Board Commission on Pre-College Education in Mathematics, Science
and Technology.
Graves, D. H. (1999). Bring life into learning: create a lasting literacy.
Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Hargreaves, A., & Fullan, M. (1992). Understanding teacher development. New
York: Teachers College Press.
Harmon, J. , Hedrick, w., Martinez, M., Perez, B., Keehn, S. Fine, J. C., Eldidge,
D., Flint, A. S., Littleton, D. M., Bryant-Shanklin, M., Loven, R. Assaf, I., & Sailors, M.


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