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Eisenman, Gordon; Edwards, Susan; Cushman, Carey Anne – Professional Educator, 2015
Learning how to manage a classroom effectively is a difficult task for preservice teachers. This is compounded by the lack of attention that classroom management receives in many teacher preparation programs and in the field of education in general. This article offers a rationale for the lack of attention to classroom management in teacher…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Class Activities
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Allen, Kathleen P. – Professional Educator, 2010
While bullying in schools has begun to receive attention, little is known about the relationship between classroom management and bullying in the classroom. The process for exploring this relationship will be a review of research and literature related to bullying in the school environment, classroom management, teacher practices, and student…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Vocational Education, Bullying, Educational Change
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Monroe, Ann Elizabeth; Blackwell, Sarah Elizabeth; Pepper, Susan Kaye – Professional Educator, 2010
Classroom management is often noted as one of the most influential factors in determining success for first-year teachers and as the most influential factor in students' academic success (Marzano & Marzano, 2003). However, according to Haycock (2006), nearly half of this country's new teachers leave the classroom within their first five years,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Professional Development, Classroom Techniques
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Cherubini, Lorenzo – Professional Educator, 2007
The induction of beginning teachers has assumed a burgeoning priority given existing North American preoccupations with teacher retention, state educational standards, and large-scale assessment. In Canada, and especially Ontario, school boards are following the lead of many American institutions in establishing key partnerships with university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Teacher Leadership
Romano, Molly; Gibson, Peggy – Professional Educator, 2006
An in-depth examination of an elementary beginning teacher's successes and struggles was conducted to provide insight into the demands placed upon her from teacher responsibilities, her school, the students in her classroom and their parents, as well as the pressures from personal goals and setbacks. Monthly open-ended interviews and a…
Descriptors: Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Effectiveness, Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Sanderson, Donna R. – Professional Educator, 2003
This article shares the results of a study that explored the need, and consequential birth, of a new teacher support group for newly graduated elementary education majors. Constructed of a university supervisor and five newly graduated novice teacher's, this study examines their first semester as classroom teachers. Research related to the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Socialization, School Culture, Elementary School Teachers
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Henson, Robin K.; Bennett, D. Tyson; Sienty, Sara F.; Chambers, Sharon M. – Professional Educator, 2002
Examined a new model of teacher efficacy that proposed to more clearly define important variables and integrate two theoretical traditions. Task analysis and both global and context specific efficacy were measured in emergency certification teachers. Results indicated mixed support for the model with an observed need for measurement precision of…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Self Efficacy
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McCormack, Ann Carolyn – Professional Educator, 2001
Examined the impact of a reflective, research oriented internship program on the development of preservice teachers' classroom management beliefs. Survey data indicated that program participation impacted both personal and general efficacy as well as beliefs about classroom management style. There were significant gender differences in…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Internship Programs
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Carroll, Stuart Z.; Conte, Anthony E.; Pan, Alex C. – Professional Educator, 2000
Student teachers, student teacher supervisors, and cooperating teachers gave advice to a hypothetical student teacher, then researchers compared responses to determine patterns of similarity and difference. Results revealed differences (though not troubling differences) in the proportions of advice given in the areas of professionalism,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Collegiality, Cooperating Teachers, Early Childhood Education
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Loving, Cathleen C.; Graham, Diane – Professional Educator, 2000
Describes the evolution of progressive indicators emphasizing the developmental nature of successful student teaching. Coding of dialogue with experienced cooperating teachers about student teacher successes and failures resulted in 64 indicators. These were matched with recent Texas teacher proficiencies. Locally-generated indicators fell into…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperating Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Pryor, Sherrill Evenson; Achilles, Charles M. – Professional Educator, 1998
Examined student teachers' knowledge of gender-equitable classroom practices and the relationship of that knowledge to egalitarian attitudes. Data from surveys, observations, and interviews indicated that respondents had a low level of knowledge of gender-equitable classroom practices. A relationship did exist between egalitarian attitudes and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Higher Education
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Birrell, James R. – Professional Educator, 1994
Reports a study that examined how one ethnically encapsulated white beginning teacher responded to African American students' unfamiliar ethnic behavior. Interviews, observations, and journal data indicated that he was underprepared to teach in multicultural settings and noted that ineffective interracial classroom relationships stifled learning…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Black Students, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Awareness
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Maxson, Marilyn; Mahlios, Marc – Professional Educator, 1994
Reports a study that examined images of teaching brought by entry-level students as they began their initial work in elementary education. Students were asked to describe and draw ideal teacher and student situations. Results indicated students entered teaching with complex ideas about pupils, the learning environment, and teachers' roles. (SM)
Descriptors: Beliefs, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, College Students