Project Resources


Videos from the DeLeT and ACE Joint Retreat (2008)

Choosing Videos

Watch: Students talk about learning from one another




Choosing Home

Choosing To Teach


Research Work


Forthcoming Book (under contract)

Feiman-Nemser, S., Tamir, E., and Hammerness, K., Inspiring Teaching: Context-Specific Teacher Education for the 21st Century. Harvard Education Press.

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Matsko, K. K., & Hammerness, K. (in press). Unpacking the “Urban” in Urban Teacher Education: Making a Case for Context-Specific Preparation. Journal of Teacher Education. [PDF]

Tamir, E. (2013). Choosing teaching as a career in urban public Catholic and Jewish schools by graduates of elite colleges. Journal of Educational Change.

Tamir, E. (2013). What keeps teachers in and what drives them out: Findings from a longitudinal comparative case-based study of beginning teachers in urban-public, urban-catholic, and Jewish day schools. Teachers College Record 115(6).

Hammerness, K., & Matsko, K. K. (2013). When context has content: A case study of new teacher induction in the University of Chicago’s Urban Teacher Education Program. Urban Education 48(4), 557-584. Abstract

Watzke, J. L., & Valencia, F. M. M. (2011). Reinvention and context: Freirean approaches to pedagogical dialogue in Catholic, Jewish, and public schools. Religion & Education 38(2), 141-164. Preview

Tamir, E. (2010). The retention question in context-specific teacher education: do beginning teachers and their program directors see teachers’ future career eye to eye? Teaching and Teacher Education 26(3), 665-678. Read the full text of an earlier draft. Download related graphs.

Tamir, E. (2009). Choosing to Teach in Urban Schools among Graduates of Elite Colleges. Urban Education 44(5), 522-544.

Reports

Tamir, E., Watzke, J., Kardos, S. M., and Feiman-Nemser, S. (2007). Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP) Report. [PDF]

Working Papers

Hammerness, K. (2009, September) The Relationship between Teacher Education Program Visions and Teacher’s Visions: An examination of three programs. Under review in Teaching and Teacher Education. [PDF]

Presentations

Tamir, E. (2013, April). School support for beginning teachers through the eyes of principals. Paper accepted for Division A paper session. American Educational Research Association (AERA). San Francisco, California.

 Tamir, E. (2012, April). The decision to teach in urban public urban Catholic and Jewish schools among elite college graduates. Division K. American Educational Research Association (AERA). Vancouver, Canada.

Choosing to Teach Symposium (2010, May). American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
 Symposium included the following presentations:

  • Feiman-Nemser, S. and Tamir, E. The Role of Context in Preparing Jewish Day School Teachers: The Case of DeLeT (Brandeis University)
  • Dallavis, C. and Holter, A. Preparing Teachers for the Catholic School Context: The Case of ACE (University of Notre Dame)
  • Matsko, K. and Hammerness, K. What’s Urban about Urban Teacher Preparation? A Case Study of the Urban Teacher Education Program (University of Chicago)
  • Grinberg, J. The Role of Context in Progressive Teacher Education: A Historical Case Study of Bank Street (Montclair State University)
  • Discussant: Pam Grossman, Stanford University

 
Tamir, E. (2009, October). Choosing to teach among DeLeT teachers. Invited presentation, Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education, Brandeis University.
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Tamir, E. and Feiman Nemser, S. (2009, July). Choosing to teach among ACE teachers. Invited presentation, Alliance for Catholic Education, University of Notre Dame.



Tamir, E. (2009, April). What Keeps Teachers In and What Drives Them Out: A Longitudinal Comparative Study of Beginning Teachers in Urban-Public, Urban-Catholic, and Jewish Day Schools. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego.

 

Feiman-Nemser, S. (2009, January).  Identity Formation in Teacher Education: A Comparative Study. Paper presented at the International Conference on Multiple Identities in Jewish Education: Fifth International Conference of The Israel Association of Research in Jewish Education.

Hammerness, K. (2009, January).  Visions of Good Teaching and the Development of Teacher Identity. Paper presented at the International Conference on Multiple Identities in Jewish Education: Fifth International Conference of The Israel Association of Research in Jewish Education.

Horowitz, B. (2009, January).  Jewish and Professional Identity Formation. Paper presented at the International Conference on Multiple Identities in Jewish Education: Fifth International Conference of The Israel Association of Research in Jewish Education.

Tamir, E. (2009, January). Professionalizing teacher identity in urban, catholic, and Jewish schools. Paper presented at the International Conference on Multiple Identities in Jewish Education: Fifth International Conference of The Israel Association of Research in Jewish Education.

Feiman-Nemser, S. and Tamir, E. (2008, June). Context specific teacher education: Identity, coherence, and career commitment.  Invited presentation. The Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education, Brandeis University.

Hammerness, K. (2008, March). Examining Coherence in Context-Specific Teacher Preparation Programs: Looking for Alignment Across Program Goals, Teachers’ Goals for Students, and Opportunities to Learn. Paper presented in Division K, American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York City, 2008.

Tamir, E. (2007, August). Choosing to teach or choosing to lead: Elite colleges’ and preparation of urban teachers. Paper presented to the American Sociological Association (ASA), New York City.

Tamir E. and Elkind J. (2007, January). A Beginning Profile of the DeLeT Fellow's Jewish Identity. Invited presentation. The Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education, Brandeis University.