This study confirms the existence of a separation between the process of evaluation and supervision of teachers. This study also supports the research of the importance of the role played by building administrators in supporting new teachers and confirms their recognition of this need. This study adds to the current literature by providing the building level administrators' perspectives on the strengths and weaknesses of new teachers and the effectiveness of current support structures used to aid their transition into the profession.Table 1 : Initial Codes for Effective Teaching Ballantyne, Bain aamp; Packer, 1999 (in Jackson, 2006) Brodie aamp; Dorfman, 1994 (in Jackson, 2006) Smith aamp; Cranton, 1992 Ramsden, Margetson, Martin aamp; Clarke, 1995 (in Jackson, 2006) Patrickanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Look at the Beginning: Strengths, Weaknesses, and the Support Structures for New Teachers from the Perspectives of Elementary School Principals|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2009|