What Teachers Think of Teacher Education
Rigdgen, Diana Wyllie, Techniques
In the fall of 1995 the Council for Basic Education mailed surveys to 1,650 teachers to learn how well their education prepared them for teaching; most of these teachers were award winners. CBE also surveyed all the teachers certified by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. More than 600 teachers responded and they were eager to suggest improvements in teacher education.
In What Matters Most: Teaching for America's Future, the National Commission on Teaching & America's Future listed these as the major problems of teacher education: inadequate time (a four-year undergraduate program is not enough); fragmentation (coursework is separated from practice and education school and arts and sciences faculties are insulated …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: What Teachers Think of Teacher Education. Contributors: Rigdgen, Diana Wyllie - Author. Magazine title: Techniques. Volume: 72. Issue: 8 Publication date: November-December 1997. Page number: 78. © 2007 Association for Career and Technical Education. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.