qqThe book is practical, easy to understand, and raises thoughtful, reflective questions.qq Vincent Walencik, Montclair State University Designed to provoke reflection and commitment, qField Experience, Sixth Edition, q guides students through field experiences including--but not limited to--student teaching. Highly practical in its focus, Field Experience, Sixth Edition, moves beyond a list of qdo'sq and qdon'tsq to help students create, reflect upon, and refine a set of goals and teaching principles that will guide them through their future teaching experiences. This book addresses the various types of field experience and encourages readers to consider what they bring to that experience and what factors the school and community play. Features: Chapter 12, The Fieldwork Portfolio, explores the use of teaching portfolios and thematically focused final reports. Appendix B includes sample progress reports, logs, and fieldwork portfolios. Emphasizes the use of fieldwork logs, interviews with the cooperating teacher, and understanding the relationship between school and community. Applies a four-step approach--preparation, engagement, reflection, preparation--to ensure an adequate foundation for and reflection on each assignment. Stresses the selection of the appropriate field experience, using ethnographic techniques, to help students analyze the community, school, and classroom in which the field experience takes place. Enhanced coverage of diversity as it relates to field experience is integrated throughout. Additional exercises and sample reports provide students with guidelines for a successful field work experience. Special sections on multicultural education and diversity; inclusion and teaching students with special needs; accountability, curriculum standards, and dealing with standardized tests; and technology in teaching are included in this new edition.This book addresses the various types of field experience and encourages readers to consider what they bring to that experience and what factors the school and community play.
|Author||:||George J. Posner|
|Publisher||:||Allyn & Bacon - 2005|