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Hill, Sherron D. – Teacher Educator, 1984
Power, force, influence, and authority are motivational controls used by teachers to cause behavior changes in students. Examples of how these controls are used in educational settings are explored in this article. The use of authority is recommended as the control that effects the most meaningful behavior change. (DF)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Change Strategies, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cunningham, Gloria S.; And Others – Teacher Educator, 1984
This article presents guidelines to be used by student teachers for developing observational skills in field experience situations. Suggested topics for observation include: classroom arrangement, classroom interaction, teacher movement, social interaction, analysis of teaching techniques, classroom control, and participant-observers' involvement.…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Cooperating Teachers, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education
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Burden, Paul R. – Teacher Educator, 1983
Beginning education majors conducting in-depth interviews with experienced teachers as part of an introductory course is described. The interview would provide preservice teachers with more information on which to base a career decision and would enable them to switch majors, if so desired. A list of interview guidelines is included. (JM)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Education Majors, Higher Education, Interviews
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Memory, David M.; Simbol, Mary Ann – Teacher Educator, 1983
Discussed are nine strategies that secondary school student teachers can use to contribute to the reading improvement of their classes. (JM)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Directed Reading Activity, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Nelli, Elizabeth – Teacher Educator, 1982
Penmanship is not simple for most young children, nor for many older students; yet, the skill is virtually ignored in teacher education. A model for training teachers to teach handwriting is suggested, incorporating: (1) diagnosis of students' needs; (2) motivational techniques; (3) classroom strategies; and (4) balancing creativity and mechanics.…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Handwriting Instruction, Handwriting Skills
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Cornish, Robert L. – Teacher Educator, 1979
The general outline of a course for cooperating teachers and supervisors in student teaching programs is presented and discussed. (JMF)
Descriptors: Cooperating Teachers, Course Descriptions, Course Organization, Preservice Teacher Education
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Arnold, Vanessa Dean – Teacher Educator, 1989
Lesson plans which take into account teacher-student interaction determine the success of the learning experience. This article contains a guide developed for student teachers which provides a rationale and practical suggestions for successful planning of lessons. (IAH)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Barton, Sheila; Morrison, Lynn – Teacher Educator, 1988
To help the beginning teacher successfully manage and discipline students, a list of 36 techniques is provided. This includes suggestions on acting as a role model, developing individual student relationships, managing time, and more. (JL)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Positive Reinforcement
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Pindzola, Rebekah H. – Teacher Educator, 1986
Stuttering has the potential of being an educationally, socially, and vocationally handicapping condition. This article provides information to allow teachers to recognize stutterers and to provide an appropriate classroom environment. (MT)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Stuttering, Teacher Role
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Torres, Cresencio; Katz, Judy H. – Teacher Educator, 1983
Students and teachers experience the world primarily through visual, kinesthetic, or auditory representational systems. If teachers are aware of their own favored system and those of their students, classroom communication will improve. Neurolinguistic programing can help teachers become more effective communicators. (PP)
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Classroom Communication, Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education