Preparing Novice Teachers for Success in Elementary Classrooms through Professional Development
Burkman, Amy, Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin
In response to teacher attrition, many school districts have implemented induction programs that include mentoring, professional development, and special monitoring for a teacher's early years. Much literature exists discussing mentoring as one tool of the induction program, but little is provided about professional development specific to teachers new to the profession. The researcher surveyed all elementary teachers with less than 5 years of teaching experience in a large urban school district regarding the methods and delivery of professional development, as well as perceptions of general support through professional development based on their experiences in the induction program. A …
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Publication information: Article title: Preparing Novice Teachers for Success in Elementary Classrooms through Professional Development. Contributors: Burkman, Amy - Author. Journal title: Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin. Volume: 78. Issue: 3 Publication date: Spring 2012. Page number: 23+. © Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Summer 2010. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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