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ERIC Number: EJ767252
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
Beginning Teachers' Perceptions of Their Induction Program Experiences
Algozzine, Bob; Gretes, John; Queen, Allen J.; Cowan-Hathcock, Misty
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v80 n3 p137-143 Jan-Feb 2007
Ensuring a qualified teacher in every classroom is a central part of the latest agenda to strengthen public education and maximize student achievement. Effective teaching and delivering quality instruction are lifelong and critical goals of professional development of teachers. High-quality induction programs support qualified teachers for every child. We evaluated perceptions of beginning teachers relative to the effectiveness of induction activities, assistance, and support provided within their school districts. Overall, this group indicated that induction programs were sufficient for them to succeed during the first years of teaching. Implications for improving practice and recommendations for continuing research are discussed in this article. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina