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Collier-Harris, Christine A.; Goldman, Juliette D. G. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2017
In many countries, there are no professional standards determining attributes, praxis, effectiveness and evaluation for teachers of relationships and sexuality education in schools. However, in the USA, a new set of pre-service teacher preparation standards has been developed for sexuality education and health. Australia has a set of generic…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Standards, Sexuality, Interpersonal Relationship
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Morgan, Denise M.; Levinson, Natasha – Reading Horizons, 2017
This case study (Merriam & Tisdell, 2016) examines the final projects of two secondary teachers in a graduate course about writing pedagogy. Teachers created digital essays along the lines of the National Public Radio's "This I Believe" essays, which articulated their beliefs about the teaching of writing. We posed two research…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Qualitative Research, Secondary School Teachers, Writing Instruction
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Samaras, Anastasia P.; Frank, Toya Jones; Williams, Monique Apollon; Christopher, Emily; Rodick, William Harry, III. – Studying Teacher Education, 2016
Student feedback collected through program evaluation of secondary education licensure and Master's program clinical experiences prompted us to conduct a collective self-study. We used a reflective framework for analysis and discussion of the shifts students in our courses made as they progressed from observers to practicing teachers. Along with…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Groups), Program Improvement, Clinical Experience, Program Evaluation
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Bell, Randy L.; Mulvey, Bridget K.; Maeng, Jennifer L. – International Journal of Science Education, 2016
This investigation examined outcomes associated with nature of science (NOS) instruction along a science-content context continuum on the development of secondary preservice science teachers' conceptions of and plans to teach NOS, moving beyond the common dichotomy of contextualized versus noncontextualized instruction. Participants comprised six…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Science Instruction, Outcomes of Education, Preservice Teachers
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Ma, Tingting; Brown, Irving A.; Kulm, Gerald; Davis, Trina J.; Lewis, Chance W.; Allen, G. Donald – Urban Education, 2016
From the perspectives of Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs), this study examines the design and implementation of a simulated teaching environment in "Second Life" (SL) for prospective teachers to teach algebra for diverse learners. Drawing upon the Learning-for-Use framework, the analyses provide evidence on the development of student…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Algebra, Technology Uses in Education, Student Diversity
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Cutcher, Alexandra; Cook, Peter – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2016
The shift in teacher education from face-to-face delivery to Distance Education mode means that the current landscape for the preparation of specialist and generalist Arts teachers is both complex and challenging, particularly since there is almost no guiding literature in the field of teacher education that attends specifically to this curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Distance Education, Art Teachers
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Wegner, Claas; Issak, Nicole; Tesch, Katharina; Zehne, Carolin – European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2016
The following article presents a concept of a science club which was developed by two master's students as a part of their thesis and which has been developed and improved ever since. The extra-curricular concept emphasises pupils' individuality through focusing on problem based leaning, station learning, and mixed age groups. Having joined the…
Descriptors: Clubs, Science Education, Scientific Concepts, Foreign Countries
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Day, Martha M.; Donahue, Tara; Duffin, Lisa C. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
The Graduate Kentucky Teach (GSKyTeach) program is designed to prepare new math and science teachers in high-need secondary schools by completing nine graduate-level courses and a year-long residency. A quasi-experimental design has been employed to assess the extent to which GSKyTeach participants demonstrate differential outcomes in classroom…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Teacher Recruitment, Alternative Teacher Certification, Beginning Teachers
Gallagher, Eliza Dargan – ProQuest LLC, 2016
As a nation, we face a critical need to expand and enhance the STEM workforce and to improve the quantitative literacy of our populace. Doing so requires effective instruction in mathematics at all levels, from pre-kindergarten through post-graduate studies. However, while much work has been done to improve K-12 teacher preparation in mathematics,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Graduate Students, Professional Identity, Educational Change
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Wright, Noeline – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2015
In New Zealand schools, the adoption and persistent use of digital tools to aid learning is a growing but uneven, trend, often linked to the practices of early adopters and/or robust wifi infrastructure. The Technology Adoption Model is used internationally to gauge levels of uptake of technological tools, particularly in commerce and also in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Graduate Students, Preservice Teacher Education
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Vasinda, Sheri, Ed.; Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Johnson, Robin D., Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2015
The theme for the 58th annual conference of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) was Bridging Cultures Through Literacy. In the first section of the Yearbook, Parker Fawson's presidential address captures the unique nature of ALER and its role in his professional development, and then moved beyond to capture the changing…
Descriptors: Literacy, Literacy Education, Reading Comprehension, Common Core State Standards
Greenberg, Julie; Walsh, Kate; McKee, Arthur – National Council on Teacher Quality, 2014
The "NCTQ Teacher Prep Review" evaluates the quality of programs that provide preservice preparation of public school teachers. This appendix presents next steps for prospective college or graduate students who aspire to enter teaching (and their parents) and for current students who are already enrolled in a teacher preparation program…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education
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Mc Glashan, A. A.; Wells, A. W. J. – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2013
This paper presents the findings of a longitudinal study on the effectiveness of an innovative one-year pre-service Graduate Diploma of Teaching (secondary) for teachers of Technology. The timing of this study is significant. Over a decade of review and adjustment to the Technology curriculum, leading to the new learning area of Technology in the…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Graduate Students
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Koehler, Adrie; Feldhaus, Charles Robert; Fernandez, Eugenia; Hundley, Stephen – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2013
This explanatory sequential mixed methods research study investigated motives and purpose exhibited by professionals transitioning from careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to secondary education. The study also analyzed personal perceptions of teaching preparedness, and explored barriers to successful teaching. STEM career…
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Preservice Teacher Education, STEM Education, Barriers
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Williams, Patricia; Sullivan, Sam; Kohn, Lawrence – American Secondary Education, 2012
Pre-service teachers taking a Human Growth and Learning course and graduate students enrolled in a Classroom Management course wrote letters to secondary students to gather responses on traits of an outstanding educator. A theoretical framework about teacher effectiveness and student voice underpins the study. Findings indicate that suburban and…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Strategies, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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