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Niemi, Reetta – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2019
Background: The new core curriculum for basic education in Finland emphasises the interrelation between learners' participation and multidisciplinary learning. Each learner must be provided with an opportunity to join at least one multidisciplinary learning module each year. Hence, student teachers also implement a multidisciplinary learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods
Manzeske, David; Reese, Kelly; Liu, Feng – American Institutes for Research, 2018
In 2013, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards received a 5-year Investing in Innovation Fund Development grant from the U.S. Department of Education to develop, implement, and study Accomplished Teaching, Learning, and Schools (ATLAS). ATLAS is an online case library that contains examples of "accomplished teaching"…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Teacher Influence
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Rosenthal, Julie L. – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2018
Recent science education reform has led to an increased emphasis on engaging students in inquiry and science practices rather than having them simply memorize scientific facts. However, many teachers of elementary science may themselves have had more traditional science learning experiences, and may therefore be unsure about inquiry-based teaching…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Science Teachers, Elementary School Science, Science Instruction
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Kaya, Sibel; Ceviz, Asli Elgun – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The aim of this study is to examine the nature of questioning in primary classrooms taught by teacher candidates. The participants were 39 teacher candidates enrolled in the Department of Primary Education at a large university in Western Turkey as well as 3rd and 4th-grade students in four schools located in the area. Each teacher candidate has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods, Questioning Techniques
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Trube, Barbara – Childhood Education, 2017
Mentoring, including peer mentoring, is a key element of teacher education programs and subsequent teaching practice. In order to share the benefits of mindfulness practices, a faculty member in a state university in the Midwestern United States promoted the practice of mindfulness by teacher candidates enrolled in her courses. As members of a…
Descriptors: Mentors, Peer Teaching, Peer Relationship, Teacher Education Programs
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Karacop, Ataman; Diken, Emine Hatun – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of laboratory approach based on jigsaw method with cooperative learning and confirmatory laboratory approach on university students' cognitive process development in Science teaching laboratory applications, and to determine the opinions of the students on applied laboratory methods. The…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Science Teachers, Science Process Skills, Class Activities
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Vitali, Frances – Global Education Review, 2016
Undergraduate teacher education program students have the opportunity to work with diverse student populations in a local school district in the Four Corners Area in the Northwest part of New Mexico. The family oral history practicum is a way to connect theory and practice while recognizing the issue that language is not a neutral landscape. What…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teacher Education, Oral History, Practicums
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Akcaoglu, Mete; Kale, Ugur – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2016
Engagement in game design tasks can help preservice teachers develop pedagogical and technical skills for teaching and promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Through the design process, preservice teachers not only exercise critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, but also learn about an instructional method to support their…
Descriptors: Games, Educational Games, Computer Games, Preservice Teachers
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Dozier, Cheryl; Stephens, Joy – Language and Literacy Spectrum, 2016
This article explores the range of ways two teacher educators and preservice teachers engaged with and learned from writers and their families in town and village schools during a faculty-led study abroad experience in Belize, Central America. During this experience, the authors drew on three guiding principles: engaging in side-by-side writing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Authors
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Savas Basturk; Tastepe, Mehtap – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2015
The purpose of the study was to examine primary pre-service teachers' difficulties of the teaching of mathematics with micro-teaching method. The participants of the study were 15 third grade pre-service teachers from the department of primary education in the faculty of education. In this grade which includes four sections, there were…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Microteaching, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Gökdag Baltaoglu, Meltem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the change in the level of teachers' self-efficacy perception of primary school Social Studies pre-service teachers who take the special teaching methods class. Single group pretest-posttest model from pre-experimental patterns was applied in the research. The study group of the research consisted of 59…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods, Methods Courses
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Rogers, Rachelle Meyer; Cooper, Sandi; Nesmith, Suzanne M.; Purdum-Cassidy, Barbara – Teacher Educator, 2015
Children's literature involving mathematics provides a common, natural context for the sharing of mathematics. To learn more about how preservice teachers included children's literature in their mathematics lessons, a study was conducted over two semesters during a required field experience component of an undergraduate teacher education program.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Integrated Curriculum, Integrated Activities, Mathematics Instruction
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Cardenuto, Nancy E. – Multicultural Education, 2015
Elementary teachers face the challenging task of meeting state curriculum standards while at the same time attempting to expand ideas that are inclusive of the wider world. True inquiry is "experienced when those involved [do] not know the answers that lay at the end of their exploration". Guiding children into true inquiry is difficult…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Social Studies, Inquiry, Teaching Methods
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Çaliskan, Ilke – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2014
The aim of this study was to identify the needs of third grade classroom teaching students about science teaching course in terms of Parlett's Illuminative program evaluation model. Phenomographic research design was used in this study. Illuminative program evaluation model was chosen for this study in terms of its eclectic and process-based…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teachers, Needs Assessment, Science Instruction
Ochoa, Bianca R. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This action research study focused on how various grouping strategies influenced preservice teachers' differentiation of instruction. The participants included a third grade mentor teacher and three preservice teacher candidates. The candidate preparation curriculum consisted of seminars, daily field-based learning experiences, and ongoing…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Individualized Instruction, Educational Practices, Action Research
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