ERIC Number: ED031453
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
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Learning To Teach; Focus on Direct Experiences.
New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
This booklet contains the report of a 2-year study committee representative of the teaching profession in New Jersey. Part 1 lists and briefly describes "Imperatives for Action," all of which focus on the need for greater statewide cooperation in the provision of student field experiences in working with children and youth. Several types of suggested experiences are described, and recommendations are made regarding the orientation of teacher educators and the initiation of a teacher education newsletter, a state advisory council on teacher education, resource facility centers, and statewide studies in nine problem areas. Part 2 presents guidelines for the sequence of professional laboratory experiences considered essential in the preparation of prospective teachers. Precollege experiences and pre- and poststudent teaching experiences are listed along with student teaching experiences. Part 3 lists guidelines for the functions and responsibilities of (1) the teacher education institution, (2) the cooperating school systems and community agencies, (3) the principal of the cooperating school or the director of the community agency, (4) the cooperating teacher or community action supervisor, (5) the college director and supervisor of professional laboratory experiences, and (6) the state department of education. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey