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ERIC Number: EJ819703
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1547-688X
Setting the Standard for Teaching as a Profession: A Conversation with Arthur Wise
Smith, Beverly
New Educator, v2 n2 p159-166 Jul 2006
Dr. Arthur Wise has had a long and distinguished career working for teacher quality and professionalism, school finance reform, and advancement of educational research. As the president of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, he directed that organization's development of performance-based standards and assessments and has spearheaded the effort to have teaching recognized as a profession. Wise is the author of several influential articles and books, including "Rich Schools, Poor Schools: the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity" and "Legislated Learning", and a co-author of "A License to Teach". He recently received the David G. Imig Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teacher Education. Our conversation focused on how to promote teaching as a profession.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001