A Good Teacher in Every Classroom
Preparing the Highly Qualified Teachers Our Children Deserve
By (author) Linda Darling-Hammond
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Good Teacher in Every Classroom by Linda Darling-Hammond
Book DescriptionWhat kind of experiences do children need in order to grow and learn? What kind of knowledge do teachers need in order to facilitate these experiences for children? And what kind of experiences do teachers need to develop this knowledge? "A Good Teacher in Every Classroom" addresses these questions by examining the core concepts and central pedagogies that should be at the heart of any teacher education program and recommends the policy changes needed to ensure that all teachers gain access to this knowledge. This book is the result of a blue-ribbon commission sponsored by the National Academy of Education.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787974664
(226mm x 152mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Linda Darling-Hammond
Linda Darling-Hammond is the Charles E. Ducommum Professor of Teaching and Teacher Education at Stanford University and served as co-chair, with John Bransford, of the National Academy of Education's Committee on Teacher Education. Joan Baratz-Snowden is director of Educational Issues at the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). She was vice president for Education Policy and Reform and for Assessment and Research at the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Since 1965, the National Academy of Education (NAE) has sought to advance the highest quality education research and its use in policy formation and practice. NAE is an honorary membership society of the most respected scholars of education from the U.S. and other countries. In addition to this book, the Academy sponsored Preparing Teachers for a Changing World, which provides the research foundations for the recommendations contained here.
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