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Dilworth, Mary E., Ed. – 1998
This book offers suggestions for teacher educators to encourage preservice teachers to construct and expand their own skills and techniques for culturally responsive teaching. The book's 3 parts offer 12 chapters. Part 1 focuses on the perceptions of those grappling with culturally responsive practice. Part 2 suggests ways that attention to…
Descriptors: Black Students, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Literacy
Jones, Kevin R. – Here's How, 1999
This news brief presents information on managing substitute teaching. The information is based on issues discussed at a summit meeting which included public school administrators and personnel directors from around the nation. The main topics of concern focused around four core components related to the management of substitute teaching:…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Employee Absenteeism, Inservice Teacher Education
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Taylor, Ronald D.; And Others – Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 1991
Discusses a study of the inclusion of crisis intervention training in teacher preparation programs. Reports that, although few teachers receive training as part of coursework, most are expected to perform crisis intervention at some level. Presents findings showing self efficacy improves with short-term training that includes recognition and…
Descriptors: Behavioral Science Research, Crisis Intervention, Crisis Management, Higher Education
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Chapline, Elaine B.; Turkel, Susan – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1986
Reports effects of computer literacy program on pre-service elementary education teachers. Instructional strategies considered are: (1) try it and see, (2) peer pairing, and (3) errors as useful information. Sample (N=73) and comparison group (N=59) were assessed using the Minnesota Computer Literacy and Awareness Assessment. Data indicate course…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Computer Literacy, Computers, Elementary School Teachers
Hepburn, Velma – 1989
This paper presents a formula for writing critical thinking assignments on different academic levels which professors can use in training elementary and secondary educators and in developing critical thinkers at different academic levels. The paper includes lists of terminology, instructional materials, and assignments at various academic levels…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness
Kemp, Leroy – 1990
A study is under way to investigate the relationship between student teachers' expectations and perceptions of achievement. Descriptive statistical data gathered in the study are presented in this interim report. Student teachers representing 42 colleges and universities in 25 states voluntarily responded to 50-item pre- and post-inventories of…
Descriptors: Education Majors, Elementary Secondary Education, Expectation, Higher Education