ERIC Number: EJ611862
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Educators Committed to Young Adolescents. This We Believe and Now We Must Act.
McEwin, C. Kenneth; Dickinson, Thomas S.
Middle School Journal, v28 n5 p50-53 May 1997
Maintains that duality of middle school teacher commitments to significant academic learning and developmentally appropriate contexts has important implications for teacher roles, professional preparation, and continuing professional development. Describes teacher roles of student advocate, role model, supporter of diversity, collaborator, and life long learner. Discusses the need for specialized middle level teacher education programs and barriers to progress. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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