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Pygmalion in the Classroom and the Home: Expectation’s Role in the Pipeline to STEMM

by Se Woong Lee, Sookweon Min & Geoffrey P. Mamerow
This paper examines the influence of students’ self-efficacy and expectation, as well as the expectation and encouragement they received from parents and high school teachers on their decisions to major in, complete a degree, and pursue a career in STEMM.
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Love and Growth: On One Aspect of James Baldwin’s Significance for Education

by Jeff Frank
This article develops the significance of James Baldwin’s thinking for teacher education. In particular, the article develops Baldwin’s thinking on three interrelated themes: white innocence, fear, and love. The article concludes by arguing that Baldwin’s thinking—particularly his thinking on love—should be given more sustained attention by educators, especially teacher educators.
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Book Reviews

The Graduate School Mess: What Caused It and How We Can Fix It

by Leonard Cassuto
reviewed by Rosemary Perez & Michael DuPont


Assessing Writing, Teaching Writers: Putting the Analytic Writing Continuum to Work in Your Classroom

by Mary Ann Smith & Sherry Seale Swain
reviewed by Vera Lee


“They’re All Writers”: Teaching Peer Tutoring in the Elementary Writing Center

by Jennifer Sanders & Rebecca L. Damron
reviewed by Renee Casbergue & Julie Parrish


For the Children?: Protecting Innocence in a Carceral State

by Erica R. Meiners
reviewed by Angelica Camacho


Understanding Writing Transfer

by Jessie L. Moore & Randall Bass (Eds.)
reviewed by Christina Dobbs & Caysie Carter

Education researcher Hilary Conklin discusses her co-authored article, Beyond Knowledge Ventriloquism and Echo Chambers: Raising the Quality of the Debate in Teacher Education. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.


The Invaluable Role of the Public Schools in Maintaining a Free Pluralistic Society: Education for Citizenship Begins in Preschool

by Joy Dangora Erickson
This commentary responds to Burkholder’s commentary, Trump’s Educational Reforms Threaten to Destroy American Public Schools–Is That Such a Terrible Thing?, by arguing that there need be an emphasis on developing “reasonable” citizens from the very start of schooling. It also highlights several scholarly pieces depicting the conditions under which young children have organically participated in pluralistic, critical, and political dialogue.

Engaging Youth in School (Kindle Book)

by Gary Natriello
This issue of the Teachers College Record Yearbook focuses on conceptualizations of engagement, the processes of engagement, portraits of engaging learning environments, and whole-school approaches to education.

Learning In and Across Contexts: Reimagining Education (Kindle Book)

by Gary Natriello
This book focuses on four principles: seeing education holistically as inclusive of diverse learning contexts; recognizing how learning opportunities emerge both in and across contexts; advancing research on learning in ways that enable the study of learning over time and across contexts, and; attending to possible futures in the present.

TCR Yearbooks - Call for Proposals

by Gary Natriello
The editors of the Teachers College Record announce a call for proposals for future TCR Yearbooks.

Publishing in TCR
To submit work to the Teachers College Record, please use our online submission system. To access the system, use the link "Submit My Work," found in the Member Center. The submission system will explain our publishing guidelines, and will allow you to upload your manuscript. Please consult the following Editorials for additional information.
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