The SAGE Handbook of Research on Teacher Education offers an ambitious and international overview of the current landscape of teacher education research, as well as the imagined futures. The two volumes are divided into sub-sections: Section One: Mapping the Landscape of Teacher Education Section Two: Learning Teacher Identity in Teacher Education Section Three: Learning Teacher Agency in Teacher Education Section Four: Learning Moral & Ethical Responsibilities of Teaching in Teacher Education Section Five: Learning to Negotiate Social, Political, and Cultural Responsibilities of Teaching in Teacher Education Section Six: Learning through Pedagogies in Teacher Education Section Seven: Learning the Contents of Teaching in Teacher Education Section Eight: Learning Professional Competencies in Teacher Education and throughout the Career Section Nine: Learning with and from Assessments in Teacher Education Section Ten: The Education and Learning of Teacher Educators Section Eleven: The Evolving Social and Political Contexts of Teacher Education Section Twelve: A Reflective Turn This handbook is a landmark collection for all those interested in current research in teacher education and the possibilities for how research can influence future teacher education practices and policies. Watch handbook editors D. Jean Clandinin and Jukka Husu and handbook working editorial board members Jerry Rosiek, Mistilina Sato and Auli Toom discuss key aspects of the new handbook: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yee8cZVakfc

Chapter 20: Developing Teachers’ Capacity for Moral Reasoning and Imagination in Teacher Education

Developing Teachers’ Capacity for Moral Reasoning and Imagination in Teacher Education

Alison Cook-Sather Kira J. Baker-Doyle

Teaching is inherently a moral endeavor (Ball & Wilson, 1996; Campbell, 2008; Goodlad, 1992; Hansen, 1998; Hargreaves, 1998; Sanger, 2008; Tom, 1980). As those responsible for guiding the development of young people's minds, bodies, and spirits during the time they spend in school, teachers make innumerable decisions every day that shape the moral compass those students develop and influence the kind of citizens students will become. While a range of studies (Goodlad, 1990, 1992; Hansen, 1998; Sockett & LePage, 2002) has demonstrated that the majority of pre-service teachers feel ‘called to teach’ because of its moral enterprise, other studies (Joseph & ...

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