ERIC Number: ED468990
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Jun
Teacher Preparation: Assessing Teacher Quality, Administrative Support, Standards-Based Teacher Preparation.
Poliakoff, Anne Rogers, Ed.
Basic Education, v46 n10 Jun 2002
This collection of papers focuses on the preparation of teachers by university-based education programs. The papers are: "The STEPS That Support P-12 Learning and Achievement" (Diana Rigden), which describes the Standards-based Teacher Education Project (STEP) for improving student learning; "The Responsibility for Assessing Beginning Teachers" (Gary R. Galluzzo), which presents three features essential to high quality beginning teachers (being smart, capable, and persevering); "'It Takes a College': Administrative Support for Teacher Preparation" (Thomas E. Dasher), which describes the administrator's role in a collaborative approach to preparing teachers; "Linking Teacher Quality to Student Achievement through Assessment" (Russell French), which looks at the level of accountability that has reached the teacher education community; and "A Case For A Certain Kind of Teacher Education" (Frank B. Murray), which discusses the need for a new teacher education degree, grounded in the liberal arts and pedagogy. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Knowledge, Teaching Skills
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Basic Education, Washington, DC.
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