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11th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019

The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

Investing in Ourselves: Instructional Coaching as a Space for Negotiation of Professional Identity and Language Education

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 11:00 AM–11:30 AM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
Session Type

Paper (25 minutes)

Program Summary

This presentation focuses on instructional coaching and transformations in teacher professional identities relating to sociocultural learning principles and emergent bilingual students. Drawing on Norton’s articulations of investment and sociocultural identity, we examine critical moments in the evolution of the professional identities of 13 general education teachers participating in instructional coaching. 

Lead Presenter/organizer

Brandon Sherman, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Paper Co-Presenters

Annela Teemant, IUPUI