Boote, David N., "Teachers' Professional Discretion and the Curricula," Teachers and Teaching, 12(August,2006), 461-478.*
Posits three developmental levels of teachers' professional discretion (procedural, substantive, innovative) in making teaching and curriculum decisions and describes the appropriate kinds of professional development required for teachers to move to the highest of these levels of professional discretion; discusses changes in curriculum policies and institutional practices and culture needed to acknowledge and foster teachers' development of innovative professional discretion.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
In-service Teacher Development, Teacher Education, Authority of Teacher, Curriculum Deliberation
Boote, David N., "Boote, David N., "Teachers' Professional Discretion and the Curricula," Teachers and Teaching, 12(August,2006), 461-478.*" (2006). CIRS: Curriculum Inquiry and Related Studies from Educational Research: A Searchable Bibliography of Selected Studies. 3465.
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