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Evans, Brian R. – Mathematics Educator, 2011
Providing students in urban settings with quality teachers is important for student achievement. This study examined the differences in content knowledge, attitudes toward mathematics, and teacher efficacy among several different types of alternatively certified teachers in a sample from the New York City Teaching Fellows program in order to…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Mathematics Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Secondary School Teachers
Gerson, Wendy Devorah – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between preschool teachers' awareness of disabilities, their exposure to disabilities, and their self-efficacy in a classroom, and how they affect teachers' attitudes toward inclusion. Another purpose was to investigate the extent to which class composition (all boys, all girls, co-ed…
Descriptors: Jews, Preschool Teachers, Disabilities, Self Efficacy
Malow-Iroff, Micheline Susan; O'Connor, Evelyn A.; Bisland, Beverly Milner – Online Submission, 2004
`The Teaching Fellows (TF) program in New York City was designed to attract individuals interested in an alternative certification program in teaching. The present investigation represents the first two waves of an ongoing investigation of TF in a graduate elementary education program. The TF begin the program during the summer by participating in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Investigations, Elementary Education, Education Courses
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Kilanowski-Press, Lisa; Foote, Chandra J.; Rinaldo, Vince J. – International Journal of Special Education, 2010
This study investigates the current state of inclusion practices in general education classrooms via survey of 71 inclusion teachers currently serving as special educators across the state of New York. Specifically, small group instruction, co-teaching, one-to-one instruction, and planning support are explored in relationship to class size, number…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, General Education, Special Education Teachers, Teaching Experience
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Ashley, Jason – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2016
Teacher preparation evaluation has expanded rapidly since 1998, pushed by "failing" rhetoric adopted by many educational leaders, such as Michelle Rhee, founder of the Students First organization. Led by the ideas and arguments put forth by Diane Ravitch, others think that there is too much focus on red herrings and that there are, in…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Theory Practice Relationship
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Badger, Robert L., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2007
As members of the faculty of the same college, the State University of New York at Potsdam, the fifteen contributors to this book have the unique experience of working from the same pool of students in order to explore how to improve teaching, enhance learning, and make the classroom more interesting. Together professors from thirteen different…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Introductory Courses, Sociology, Psychology
Urban, Dennis Joseph, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study explores how one secondary social studies teacher education program prepares prospective teachers for inclusive education. Drawing on theories of democratic citizenship education and Disability Studies in Education, inclusive social studies envisions a socially democratic educational setting that fosters the development of a community…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Social Studies, Secondary School Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
Arroyo, Kimberly A. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
A Response-to-Intervention (RTI) model of educational service delivery is a multi-tiered, preventative approach designed to meet the educational and behavioral needs of all learners. While the New York State (NYS) Department of Education has mandated the use of this model in grades K-4, the extent to which RTI competencies are taught within…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Response to Intervention, Preservice Teacher Education