ERIC Number: ED488837
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
MetLife Survey of the American Teacher: Transitions and the Role of Supportive Relationships, 2004-2005. A Survey of Teachers, Principals and Students
This report is the twenty-second in the series of surveys sponsored annually by MetLife since 1984. This year's report examines the essential aspects in student and educator transitions including the supporting relationships. The current study incorporates the perspectives of key stakeholders in exploring this issue: new public school teachers in grades K-12, public school principals in grades K-12, and secondary public school students in grades 7-12. In addition to the Introduction, Executive Summary and Major Findings, there are 8 chapters including: (1) "First Impressions"; (2) New Teachers' Support and Guidance from School Relationships"; (3) "Becoming a School Principal"; (4) "Principals' Expectations"; (5) "The Transition to Secondary School and The New Student Experience"; (6) "Students' Sources of Support and Guidance"; (7) "Parental Involvement"; and (8) "The State of Professions in Education". Appended are: (1) Methodology, and (2) Questionnaires. This book also includes an index of tables.
Descriptors: Surveys, Public School Teachers, Principals, Beginning Teachers, Secondary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Education, Interprofessional Relationship, Student Experience, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Publication Type: Books; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
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