Published Online: April 15, 2013
Published in Print: April 17, 2013, as Developing Teachers

Report Roundup

Developing Teachers

"Student Teaching's Controbution to Preservice Teacher Development"

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

Researchers have some large gaps in what they know about how student-teaching affects teacher-candidates' skills, according to a review published in the March issue of Review of Educational Research.

The existing body of research tends to focus on development of teachers' beliefs, rather than on how beliefs translate into practice, or the role that faculty members play in guiding candidates, conclude authors Lauren Anderson and Jamy Stillman, both of the University of Southern California.

The researchers examined peer-reviewed articles published between 1990 and 2010, focusing on articles about student-teaching in schools with many historically underserved students.

In all, 54 studies were analyzed.

Vol. 32, Issue 28, Page 5

Related Stories
You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Register
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented