Research

Publications

2007

Osborne, J. F., & Dillon, J. (2007). Research on learning in informal contexts: Advancing the field? International Journal of Science Education, 29(12), 1441-1445.

Pritchard, R .H., & O’Hara, S. (2007). Using think alouds to identify and teach reading comprehension strategies. CATESOL Journal.

2006

Zwiers, J. (2006). Integrating academic language, thinking, and content: Learning scaffolds for non-native speakers in the middle grades. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 5(4), 317-332.

Millar, R., Leach, J., Osborne J. F., Ratcliffe M. (2006). Improving subject teaching: Lessons from research in science education. London: Routledge.

Teacher training to improve girls’ education in sub-saharan Africa. Zwiers, J. (2006). In N. Popov, C. Wolhuter, C. Heller, & M. Kysilka (Eds.), Comparative education and teacher training. Sofia, Bulgaria: Bureau for Educational Services.

Valencia, S. W., Place, N., Martin, S. D., & Grossman, P. L. (2006). Curriculum materials for elementary reading: Shackles and scaffolds for beginning teachers. Elementary School Journal, 107(1), 93-120.

Achinstein, B. (2006). New teacher and mentor political literacy: Reading, navigating and transforming induction contexts. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 12(2), 123-138.

Achinstein, B., & Strong, M. (2006). Evaluation report on professional development, new teacher support, and community outreach at Gardner Professional Development School: A report to the San Jose Unified School District. Unpublished manuscript.

Achinstein, B., & Ogawa, R. T. (2006). (In)fidelity: What new teacher resistance reveals about professional principles and prescriptive educational policies. Harvard Educational Review, 76(1), 30-63.

Duran, R., O’Hara, S., & Pritchard, R. (2006). Using hypermedia authoring in a middle school science ESL classroom. Report prepared for the Linguistic Research Minority Institute. Santa Barbara, CA: LMRI.

Borko, H., Liston, D., & Whitcomb, J. A. (2006). a conversation of many voices: Critiques and visions of teacher education. Journal of Teacher Education, 57(3), 199-204.

Strong, M., & Achinstein, B. (2005; 2006). Evaluation of the jewish new teacher project. Avi Chai Foundation.

Boyd, D., Grossman, P., Lankford, H., Loeb, S., & Wyckoff, J. (2006). How changes in entry requirements alter the teacher workforce and affect student achievement. Education Finance and Policy, 1(2), 176-216.

Boyd, D., Grossman, P., Lankford, H., Loeb, S., Michelli, N., & Wyckoff, J. (2006). Complex by design: Investigating pathways into teaching in New York City schools. Journal of Teacher Education, 57(2), 155-166.

Mentors’ organizational and political literacy in negotiating induction contexts. Achinstein, B. (2006). In B. Achinstein & S. Athanases (Eds.), Mentors in the making: Developing new leaders for new teachers. New York: Teachers College Press.

Liston, D., Whitcomb, J. A., & Borko, H. (2006). Too little or too much: Teacher preparation and the first years of teaching. Journal of Teacher Education, 57(4) 351-358.

Mentors’ knowledge of equity and diversity: Maintaining a bi-focal perspective on new teachers and their students. Achinstein, B. & Athanases, S. Z. (2006). In B. Achinstein & S. Athanases (Eds.) Mentors in the making: Developing mew leaders for new teachers. New York: Teachers College Press.

O’Hara, S., & Pritchard, R. H. (2006). Hypermedia authoring as a vehicle for vocabulary development for English learners. The California Reader, 40, 11-16.

New visions for mentoring new teachers. Achinstein, B. & Athanases, S. Z. (2006). In B. Achinstein & S. Athanases (Eds.), Mentors in the making: Developing new leaders for new teachers. New York: Teachers College Press.

Osborne, J. F., Erduran, S., & Simon, S. (2006). Ideas, evidence and argument in science education. Education in Science, 216, 14-15.