Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education/Literacy at CUNY College of Staten Island and EdLab alum, Ting Yuan shared her research on international teacher candidates' experiences in their teacher education programs focusing specially on the perspectives of a group of Chinese international pre-service teachers. Professor Yuan's findings contribute to the theory and practice for addressing the diversity and inclusivity of international candidates in teacher education curricula.
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Excerpts from the discussion
@00:20 dinosossi2: As public schools become increasingly diverse, linguistically diverse pre-service and in-service students could be well-positioned to provide a more diverse population of educators.
@02:22 hapj2011 Lived experiences impact one's pedagogy.
@05:00 ZKL Teachers of Asian descent account for 1.4% in the US"- is this only for early childhood teaching positions or across the board?
@26:17 ZKL Extending study to minority teachers working or applying to work in the US from other lands beyond the "Asian" population - may change or "generalize" findings which might be helpful to change how people behave