ERIC Number: EJ650243
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Developing a Teacher Identity: The Impact of Critical Friends Practice on the Student Teacher.
Franzak, Judith K.
English Education, v34 n4 p258-80 Jul 2002
Describes how the Critical Friends Group (CFG) concept brings together teachers at all levels of experience to promote and support one another's professional growth. Conducts a case study of a student teacher participating in a CFG. Suggests that formal collaborative practice can enhance the preservice teacher's conception of the profession, as well as function as a psychological safety net. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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