Field Experience: A Guide to Reflective Teaching / Edition 6

Field Experience: A Guide to Reflective Teaching / Edition 6

by George J. Posner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205420273

ISBN-13: 9780205420278

Pub. Date: 11/19/2004

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Posner (Cornell University) guides pre-service teachers through field experiences, including, but not limited to, student teaching. Practical in its focus, the book will help students create, reflect upon, and refine a set of goals and teaching principles that will guide them through their future teaching experiences. Emphasis is on the use of fieldwork logs and

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Posner (Cornell University) guides pre-service teachers through field experiences, including, but not limited to, student teaching. Practical in its focus, the book will help students create, reflect upon, and refine a set of goals and teaching principles that will guide them through their future teaching experiences. Emphasis is on the use of fieldwork logs and portfolios. This sixth edition features enhanced coverage of diversity, accountability, and tests. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205420278
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
11/19/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
8.29(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsix
Part 1Orientation1
1Types of Field Experience (with Aram deKoven)3
Common Features3
Varieties of Teaching Situations6
The Student Teaching Experience10
Placement Tips11
Notes13
2Concerns and Personal Goals14
Analyzing Concerns14
Expressing Goals16
Notes20
3Reflecting on Field Experiences: Fieldwork Logs21
What Is Reflective Thinking and Why Is It Desirable?21
When Should I Write My Logs?25
What Is the Anatomy of a Log?25
Criteria for Evaluating Fieldwork Logs27
Notes27
Part 2What Do You Bring to the Experience?29
4Personal Influences on a Perspective31
Experience as a Learner32
Favorite Subject Matter and Topics36
Experience as a Teacher38
Notes40
5Contributions of Foundational Studies41
Six Basic Issues of Teaching42
Interrelations among the Six Issues58
Notes60
6Contributions of Methods Courses62
Lesson Planning62
Instructional Activities64
Curriculum Emphasis65
Theory and Practice66
Notes67
7Initial Perspective68
Sorting Out Ideas68
Analysis of Beliefs68
Tracing Origins70
Considering Consequences70
Goals72
Notes75
Part 3What Is the Situation Where You Will Teach?77
8The Community and the School79
The Community79
The School81
Note84
9The Classroom, Technology, and the Curriculum (with Aram deKoven)85
The Classroom86
Technology87
The Curriculum89
Notes92
10The Students (with Aram deKoven)93
Students in the School93
Students in the Classroom95
Students at Risk97
Diversity in the Classroom98
Notes100
11The Cooperating Teacher101
Part 4What Have You Learned?107
12The Fieldwork Portfolio (with Laurie Vasily)109
The Anatomy of a Fieldwork Portfolio109
Epilogue112
Notes113
Appendixes115
Appendix AInstruments117
Appendix BSample Logs and Fieldwork Portfolios122
Additional Bibliography139
Index141

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