ERIC Number: EJ455847
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Personal Teaching: Puzzles, Images, and Stories for Professional Reform.
Mostert, Mark P.
Preventing School Failure, v36 n4 p16-19 Sum 1992
This article recommends that teachers' images of teaching, their metaphorical language, and their responses to teaching problems be examined to provide a tool for personal teaching reform. Excerpts from an interview with a preservice teacher illustrate his personal perceptions of teaching as "engagement" and of understanding and ability as a "series of levels." (JDD)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Improvement, Interviews, Metaphors, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teacher Improvement, Teacher Response, Teacher Role, Teaching (Occupation)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A