ERIC Number: EJ829159
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
Socializing Secondary-Level Student Teachers: Is This Happening in Your School?
Gross, Patricia A.
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v82 n4 p177-182 Mar-Apr 2009
This study investigates the experiences of secondary-level student teachers in negotiating local school culture, as illustrated by data collected through surveys sent to secondary-level school principals in northeast Pennsylvania. The findings reveal a variety of approaches for introducing student teachers to building procedures and personnel, with the role of the principal emphasized in the creation of a climate conducive to career building for teaching candidates. (Contains 2 figures.)
Descriptors: Student Teachers, School Culture, Principals, Secondary Education, Surveys, Socialization, Teacher Orientation, Cooperating Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Cognitive Style, Beginning Teachers
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania