Teachers without borders? : the hidden consequences of international teachers in U.S. schools / Alyssa Hadley Dunn ; foreword by Jacqueline Jordan Irvine
- Dunn, Alyssa Hadley
- New York : Teachers College Press, 
- Physical Description:
- xx, 201 pages ; 23 cm.
- Machine generated contents note: Padma's Story -- Why International Teachers? Why Now? -- From the Global to the Local: Setting and Participants -- How This Book Is Organized -- 1.Climbing Mountains: Trends, Benefits, and Challenges of Recruitment -- Definitions and Revisions of Teacher Education and Recruitment -- Neoliberal Education Policies and Reforms -- Globalization and 21st-Century Skills -- International Teachers by the Numbers -- Where in the World? International Teacher Migration Patterns -- Living the American Dream: Benefits of Recruitment -- Challenging the American Dream: Struggles of Recruitment -- Conclusion -- 2.The Continental Divide: Similarities and Differences Between Indian and U.S. Education -- Prior Knowledge of American Schools -- Similarities Between Home and Abroad -- Differences Between Home and Abroad -- Effects on Relationships and Practice -- Conclusion -- 3.Trying to Build Cultural Bridges: Gandhi, MLK, and Culturally Relevant Pedagogy -- Multiculturalism in India -- Culturally Relevant Pedagogy -- Translatable Skills: Common CRP of International Teachers -- "Trying to Speak the Same Language": Occasional CRP of International Teachers -- "Lost in Translation": Stated But Not Evident CRP of International Teachers -- "It's All Greek to Me": Missing CRP in International Teachers' Classrooms -- Building Foundation-Less Bridges -- 4.Barriers to Success: Stymied Goals for International Teacher Recruitment -- Meeting Teachers' Goals -- Meetings Goals for Students -- Meeting Schools' Goals -- Meeting District Goals -- Short-Term Goals Versus Long-Term Problems -- 5.Pushing the Boundary and Crossing the Line: Hidden Purposes and Consequences of Recruitment -- Political Spectacle -- Hidden Purposes -- Hidden Consequences -- Challenging the Spectacle -- 6.Charting a Course: The Future of International Teacher Recruitment -- Implications for Practice: Why Schools and Districts Should Support International Teachers -- Implications for Future Research: Why Researchers Should Investigate International Teachers -- Implications for Teacher Preparation: Why Teacher Educators Should Care About International Teachers -- Implications for Policymakers: Why We Need Policy for International Teachers -- Looking Forward -- Appendix: Methodology -- Participants -- Data Collection -- Data Analysis -- Methodological Considerations -- Researcher's Perspective.
- 9780807754115 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807754110 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780807754306 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0807754307 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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