Becoming a Professional: Experimenting with Possible Selves in Professional Preparation

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					                       Matthew Ronfeldt & Pam Grossman
                   Teacher Education Quarterly, Summer 2008




                                Becoming a Professional:
                          Experimenting with Possible Selves
                                 in Professional Preparation

                By Matthew Ronfeldt & Pam Grossman

                                                                       Introduction
	    Entering	professional	practice	requires	that	novices	construct	identities	that	fit	
into	that	world;	part	of	the	role	of	professional	education	is	to	help	novices	craft	these	
professional	identities.	During	the
				
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Description: [...] as the cases of Alfred and Johnny suggest, teacher educators could better utilize fieldwork as a context to experiment with and evaluate program-endorsed provisional selves in ways that successfully adapt to real constraints in schools. [...] we would like to thank the faculty, staff and students of the programs we visited for their generosity in allowing us into their classrooms.
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