ERIC Number: ED434806
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Seizing Opportunities: Collaborating for Excellence in Teacher Preparation. [Forum (Crystal City, VA, March 20-12, 1996)].
Bell, Jerry A., Ed.; Buccino, Alphonse, Ed.
This report is divided into four main parts. (1) "Overview" summarizes the plenary presentations and discussions that set the agenda for the small group discussions by participants, the focus of which are on the formation of a good teacher--what teachers must know and be able to do, and how collaborative programs based in universities must be designed to prepare them. (2) "Responses for Action" is a synthesis of the small group discussions throughout the forum as well as the final reporting session. (3) "Small Group Reports" is an abbreviated version of the final reporting session and discussion. (4) "Text of Presentations" consists of edited versions of the plenary presentations and discussant responses. Appendices providing references to reports, books, documents, and other resources mentioned in this report, and listings of the forum participants and institutions represented are also included. (CCM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, Partnerships in Education, Science Education, Science Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Skills
AAAS, Education and Human Resources Directorate, 1200 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005-3290.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.