Article Link: https://www.childcareexchange.com/article/the-role-of-technology-in-ec-teacher-education-global-perspectives/5018712/with Rose Davies, Judith Goth-Owens, Katrina Ludeman, Julie Whittaker, and the participants of the Working Forum for Teacher Educators
Reflections on the Working Forum for Teacher Educators
by Ellen Hall, Boulder Journey School
The Working Forum for Teacher Educators provided an opportunity for teacher educators from contexts spanning the globe to spend three days sharing stories of their experiences. Dialogue was the essential ingredient of our days together. As participants, our ideas and opinions were invited, welcomed, and respected for their contributions to a conversation that has only just begun.
Working Forum hosts, Selena Fox, Chip Donohue, and Bonnie and Roger Neugebauer
organized the initiative, and then in true World Forum fashion transferred the ownership of the Forum to us. The charge, as in past World Forums and Working Forums, was to design and shape the experience so that it was meaningful to each of us, to our working teams, and to the group as a whole. As in previous Forums, we took this charge very seriously.
The conversations during the Working Forum for Teacher Educators were inspired by a series of moderated panels composed of teacher educators, who shared experiences surrounding such topics as teacher education for advocacy and leadership, teacher education in bicultural and ...