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ERIC Number: ED250290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Testimony Presented at an Open Hearing of the National Commission on Excellence in Teacher Education (Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 25-26, 1984).
Testimony was presented by representatives of the St. Croix Valley Association of Teacher Educators (SVCATE) and the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA). SCVATE recommendations are presented on the topics of teacher recruitment, preservice teacher education, inservice teacher education, and teacher retention. MASA testimony, delivered by John R. McClellan, involved suggested changes that would improve teacher preparation programs, including: (1) improving school district inservice education programs; (2) developing ways of attracting high quality teacher candidates; (3) devoting more time to the elements of instruction and their application in teacher training programs; (4) post-testing students at the completion of a given program; (5) modeling effective teaching methodologies; and (6) emphasizing and modeling higher level thinking skills and problem solving. (CB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: National Commission on Excellence in Teacher Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A