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This study examined perspectives of field experiences among preservice teachers and their cooperating teachers because of debate in the politically charged atmosphere of No Child Left Behind regarding teacher preparation programs. Nine pairs of preservice teachers and their respective cooperating teachers were observed and interviewed over the course of a semester.Results indicated that relationships between the pairs, based on communication and trust, were paramount to preservice teachers' development.
Updated: Oct. 02, 2008
A study to examine the role of cooperating teachers for increasingly diverse student population was conducted with five cooperating teachers from California. The teachers reported that their most successful student teachers were those who understood the difference between expecting high quality work and sympathizing with their plight as low-income Latino children.
Updated: Feb. 05, 2008
The article describes a comparison study of Australian and Canadian cooperating teachers. The authors contrast the local settings and draw on the differences with respect to the cooperating teachers' preparation and compensation for their role in practicum settings and the complex relations between schools and universities.
Updated: Jan. 10, 2008
Interviews with outstanding cooperating teachers focused on exploring their belief on teacher vision, and what makes a good teacher. The teachers revealed a strong sense of why they teach and shared goals around several themes. They also maintained that reflection is key to developing a vision of education. Teacher education programs can support these teachers' views of quality education by developing conceptual frameworks that foster reflection and the development of a vision for education, particularly in the student teaching experience.
Updated: Dec. 27, 2007
The Cooperating Teacher I's : Effective Mid-Lesson Responses to Student Teachers' Critical Teaching Incidents
Ignore, intervene, interject, interact, interrupt and intercept are the 6 alternative I's used by experienced teachers as strategies, when lesson implementation becomes difficult. The strategies can be taught or made more explicit by cooperating teachers. The article includes a summary of research about cooperating teachers and their feedback practices, as well as a description of behaviors that have proven to be ineffective in response to difficult situations.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2007
Does burnout begin with student-teaching? Analyzing efficacy, burnout, and support during the student-teaching semester
Burnout may begin as early as the student teaching experience. The article examines data from 49 student-teachers in the Southwest United States, gathered twice during their student-teaching period. The data included teacher efficacy, burnout, learning climate and cooperating teacher support. The study indicates significant interactions in three factors of burnout by guidance group, such that student-teachers who experience high guidance demonstrate lower levels of burnout at the end of their practicum.
Updated: Dec. 10, 2007