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ERIC Number: EJ886709
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0742-051X
Teaching Together and Learning Together--Primary Science Student Teachers' and Their Mentors' Joint Teaching and Learning in the Primary Classroom
Nilsson, Pernilla; van Driel, Jan
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v26 n6 p1309-1318 Aug 2010
This paper focuses on what and how primary science student teachers and their mentors learn from planning and reflecting together on each other's science lessons for pupils aged 7-9. The student teachers had had training in scientific knowledge, but only brief experience of teaching. The mentors were well experienced in the pedagogy of teaching and mentoring, but did not feel confident about their science content knowledge and the teaching of science. Throughout the process of teaching and reflecting together the student teachers and the mentors expressed several specific examples of their joint learning. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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