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ERIC Number: EJ822555
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7996
Collaboration with Community Partners: Engaging Teacher Candidates
Gandy, S. Kay; Pierce, Judy; Smith, Alicia Brooke
Social Studies, v100 n1 p41-45 Jan-Feb 2009
Two social studies methods instructors created an assignment that places teacher candidates in leadership roles in partnerships with community organizations to plan and implement projects to increase student learning. This article outlines the project requirements, past project results, and student reflections on the collaborative effort. It provides evidence of the success and effectiveness of collaborative projects at increasing student learning, providing opportunities for leadership, and challenging students to become involved in community issues. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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