ERIC Number: EJ620725
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Professional Development for Literacy Teaching: The Evidence from Effective Teachers.
Wray, David; Medwell, Jane
Journal of In-service Education, v26 n3 p487-98 2000
Investigated the professional development experiences of effective literacy teachers, highlighting what they knew and understood about literacy teaching and examining professional development experiences contributing to their effectiveness. Effective teachers had opportunities, beyond those provided in school, to extend and develop their knowledge and expertise in teaching literacy. The most effective inservice content dealt with subject knowledge at each teacher's level. (SM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Literacy Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom