ERIC Number: EJ585435
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
"It's a Lot of Hectic in Middle School": Student-Teaching in an Urban Classroom.
English Journal, v88 n5 p45-51 May 1999
Relates the experience of a college professor who spent two months as a student teacher in an eighth-grade language arts classroom in an urban public school. Discusses middle school teaching verses college teaching, coming to know the students, discipline, student testing, accountability, teaching writing, the failure of teacher-training programs, and teacher testing. (SR)
Descriptors: Accountability, Classroom Techniques, Discipline, English Instruction, English Teacher Education, Higher Education, Language Arts, Middle Schools, Professors, Standardized Tests, Student Teaching, Teacher Competency Testing, Teacher Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Urban Schools, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Teaching English in the City.