ERIC Number: ED251453
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Teachers' Plans for Managing Students.
Pittman, Sherry I.
A study of three first grade teachers, who were interviewed and observed in the classroom setting, demonstrates a link between teachers' plans for action that they have developed over years of teaching and their routine management of students during reading. Both management and instructional goals, embedded in teacher beliefs about learning and child development, provide the rationale for making decisions based on culturally specific criteria. The findings, which include tabulated data, caution against assuming that teachers are not considering goals and objectives when planning and carrying out classroom activities, though they tend not to mention them spontaneously to interviewers. (Author/JD)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Corporal Punishment, Cultural Influences, Decision Making, Discipline Policy, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 1, Learning Strategies, Reading Instruction, Student Behavior, Student Characteristics, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Effectiveness
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For a related document, see ED 225 967.