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                                Pre-service teacher inquiry in implemented and attained curriculum
 and questioning attitude....that they keep asking the question: “What am I doing this for?” (TE_A1)
was coded as having an inquiry habit of mind, being curious, wanting to innovate, and being critical/reflective.
Both pre-service teachers and teacher educators mention various aspects of having 3 inquiry habit of mind: tending to be critical; taking various perspectives; wanting to
understand, share, achieve, innovate, and reflect; and being curious. A slight difference
between pre-service teachers and teacher educators arises in their perceptions of
the value of pre-service teacher inquiry connected to these aspects; when describing having an inquiry habit of mind, teacher educators most often mention being critical/ reflective and curious in relation to the value of pre-service teacher inquiry, such as
We like to educate positive, critical teachers with knowledge who can question their own practice. (TE_C3)
So, to combine this critical stance with curiosity. (TE_A5)
Instead, pre-service teachers emphasize the quality of wanting to share:
In your internship you also learn to ask and talk to colleagues. That is also due to that research—the freedom to discuss about education with a colleague. (PST_ B1)
[In reaction to PST_B1]: You also make a shift from intern to colleague. You can get that position earlier through research. (PST_B3)
as well as wanting to achieve and to innovate: some point you think that current education doesn’t fit with society, doesn’t fit with the children anymore or that doesn’t fit me anymore; we have learned a way to bring about change. I think that’s the most valuable thing there is! (PST_ E3)
In addition to developing an inquiry habit of mind, pre-service teachers and teacher educators agree about being able to apply research skills to improve their own educational practice, linking theory and practice, and being empowered:
They won’t follow the methods or school policy slavishly. (TE_B3)
[A teacher educator responds]: We teach our students pre-service teacher inquiry

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