ERIC Number: EJ538508
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Changing Classroom Practices through Teacher Networks: Matching Program Features with Teacher Characteristics and Circumstances.
Pennell, James R.; Firestone, William A.
Teachers College Record, v98 n1 p46-76 Fall 1996
Teacher networks used in California and Vermont are examined. Interviews, observations, and document analyses identified how teacher beliefs, teacher experience, social influences, and practical circumstances interacted with program goals and methods to shape teachers' experiences with networks, views of teaching and learning, and classroom strategies and materials. (SM)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Change, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Leadership Qualities, Portfolio Assessment, Secondary School Teachers, Social Influences, Student Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Background, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Participation, Teaching Conditions, Teaching Experience
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: California; Vermont