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ERIC Number: EJ1042086
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-175X
How to Thrive during Your Field Experiences
Schaffer, Connie; Welsh, Kelly
Educational Horizons, v93 n1 p6-7 Oct-Nov 2014
Field experiences, also referred to as practicums or clinical experiences, are part of every accredited teacher preparation program. These pre-student teaching experiences place future teachers in a preK-12 classroom where they have the opportunity not just to observe, but also to learn about teaching by interacting with teachers and students. The tips provided in this article help future teachers maximize and thrive in their field experience requirements. Field experiences are an opportunity to improve teaching skills and grow as a professional educator.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Students
Language: English
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