Teacher Preparation explores and examines current topics and issues in teacher education through the lens of eight practicing teachers. Their voices add a new perspective on the effectiveness and practicality of current trends and reforms in teacher education. Their insights may help to better prepare the next generation of teachers for success and longevity in the classroom. While most teachers rate their own experience as positive, many are not satisfied with the effectiveness of current pre-service teacher education programs as a whole. In fact, less than half of the teachers surveyed by the author were mostly or very satisfied with current pre-service teacher education. This book explains why so many teachers are unsatisfied. In their own words, the teachers explain the thoughts and reasoning behind the views expressed throughout the book. Although teachers offer both praises and critiques of teacher education, the overall message is one of collaboration and partnership.these tasks during a typical school day, the pre-service teachers must be very efficient at each of these tasks. ... When it comes to planning lessons, several teachers thought the lesson plans created in pre-service teacher education ... According to this middle and high school French teacher, aThis leads to either having to stay at school all night to create a#39;that fabulous lessona#39; that was the holy grail of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Preparing for the Classroom|
|Author||:||Kevin O. Mason|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-08-26|