ERIC Number: ED093863
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-May
Reference Count: N/A
Inside-Out: The Final Report and Recommendations of the Teachers National Field Task Force on the Improvement and Reform of American Education.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
This report is one of six to be released by as many task forces on the improvement and reform of American education. After a brief introduction, the teaching task is defined and the major components of teaching are listed: (a) the determination of the individual student's program, (b) the design of experiences that help the student implement the program, and (c) the assessment of how well the experience meets the student's need. The next two sections are devoted to the topic of developing and maintaining professional competence. The report recommends that teacher centers be the focus of professional education above the preservice level. The next section of the report is devoted to a brief discussion of teachers' concerns which include (a) inner-city schools, (b) racism, (c) bilingual-bicultural education, (d) accountability, (e) class size, (f) teacher surplus, (g) early childhood education, (h) standardized tests, (i) the "four-day" teaching week, (j) performance-based teacher education, (k) the total community as a learning center, (l) performance contracting, (m) vouchers, (n) governance of the teaching profession, and (o) collective bargaining. (HMD)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Centers, Teacher Education, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Improvement of Educational Systems (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.