Priorities in Teacher Education

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Good teacher education not only enhances the understanding and skills of new teachers, but increases the likelihood of them staying in the profession. In Priorities in Teacher Education, Clare Kosnik and Clive Beck argue that teacher preparation sho…
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    Good teacher education not only enhances the understanding and skills of new teachers, but increases the likelihood of them staying in the profession. In Priorities in Teacher Education, Clare Kosnik and Clive Beck argue that teacher preparation should be given sharper focus, identifying seven priority areas program planning pupil assessment classroom organization and community inclusive education subject content and pedagogy professional identity a vision for teaching Long-time teacher education instructors and researchers themselves, the authors identified these priorities through literature-based research and the findings of a three year study following twenty two graduates through their first years of teaching. Packed with examples and quotes about these experiences, the book is broken down into seven chapters, each focusing on one of the seven priorities and containing a case study of one teacher whose experiences embody the priority being discussed. As the chapters progress, the authors increasingly demonstrate the interplay between the seven priorities, showing that none of them can be pursued in isolation, and building a comprehensive base of essential knowledge for beginning teachers. Teacher educators will find Priorities in Teacher Education a key guide to pre-service preparation, while new and student teachers will benefit enormously from reading the 'front line' accounts of their contemporaries.

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    Format
    E-Bok
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    PDF
    Utgivelsesår
    2009
    Forlag
    Taylor and Francis
    Språk
    Engelsk
    ISBN
    9780203870402
    Sider
    208

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