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Lasley, Thomas J. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1981
An inductive analysis of studies on discipline reveal four characteristics of effective classroom management. Preservice teachers should be able to: (1) develop a workable set of rules; (2) respond consistently to inappropriate behavior; (3) structure activities to minimize disruption; and (4) respond to, but not denigrate, the disruptive student.…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Discipline
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Adler, Mortimer J. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1983
Implications for citizenship education in "The Paideia Proposal" and "Paideia Problems and Possibilities" are discussed. Teacher education should develop skills necessary for the Socratic method of seminar discussion and require readings of historical documents such as the "Declaration of Independence." (PP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Change
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Intriligator, Barbara A. – Journal of Teacher Education, 1982
Guidelines for planning an interorganizational collaborative arrangement between colleges or departments of education and school districts are discussed. The guidelines, generated by the Department of Education Planning, Policy, and Administration at the University of Maryland, in cooperation with five Baltimore-area schools, stress shared…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrator Role, College School Cooperation, Decision Making
Freeman, Robert E. – California Journal of Teacher Education, 1983
Generic workshop processes which lead to successful teacher training and enhance skills and concepts for global education are outlined. The processes, used in the Bay Area Global Education Program, include: (1) setting clear objectives; (2) developing teamwork; (3) supporting and encouraging post-workshop follow-up; and (4) listing additional…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Group Instruction
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Bentley, Michael L.; Garrison, James W. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 1991
Discusses teacher knowledge of nature of science. Asserts this is aspect of science content knowledge frequently neglected in teacher education. Differentiates between positivism and postpositivism. Describes textbook's role in fostering student misconceptions of nature of science. Suggests students be given chance to carry out their own…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Education, Misconceptions, Postsecondary Education
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Stannard, Carl; And Others – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 1994
STEP UP (Southern Tier Educators' Program for Understanding Physics), a cross-district, K-12 science teacher network devoted to physics was formulated. Key characteristics, funding sources, staff development formats, and growth indicators are outlined for others interested in replicating and/or expanding on the network in their home region. (LZ)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Physics, Program Descriptions, Regional Programs
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Ennis, Willie; Ennis, Demetria – Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 1996
Suggestions to help teachers create original multimedia presentations and lessons include building resource teams, knowing intellectual property and copyright issues, analyzing target audiences, carefully selecting media, considering hardware and software requirements, seeking technical support, encouraging distribution on the World Wide Web,…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Elementary School Teachers