Beyond Hysteria: Constructing New Narratives of Teachers and Teaching in the United States

Jacqueline Edmondson

Abstract


This essay considers the influence of standardized testing in the construction of teachers in the United States. It calls on teacher educators to organize against neoliberal influences and create new narratives of what it means to be a teacher. 


Keywords


Standardized Testing; Teacher Education; Critical Theory; Sociological Imagination

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ISSN 1920-4175 Critical Education