ERIC Number: EJ536849
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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A Constructivist Teacher Education Program That Incorporates Community Service To Prepare Students To Work with Children Living in Poverty.
DeJong, Lorraine; Groomes, Freddie L.
Action in Teacher Education, v18 n2 p86-95 Sum 1996
Describes a preservice program that prepares students to work in schools with children at risk due to poverty. The program integrates university classroom instruction with relevant community service to develop a strong knowledge base for students. It is structured around a systematic constructivist pedagogical model that contributes to high quality design and organization of curriculum and instruction. (Author/SM)
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Constructivism (Learning), Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Low Income Groups, Practicums, Preservice Teacher Education, Service Learning, Student Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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