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Prospective teachers' shifts of pedagogical beliefs over time were examined in this study. There were significant differences found between beliefs reported at the onset of a teacher education program when compared to beliefs reported at graduation and after one year of employment.
Updated: Jan. 12, 2010
The work of teacher candidates matters in particular ways to the quality of children's experiences and environments when they teach in preschools. Dialogues allowed mentors and candidates to reinterpret their images of children and in some cases renew instructional approaches and act against standardized forms of accountability, which limited curriculum and pedagogic choice.
Updated: Dec. 23, 2009
Through this study researchers sought to evaluate the effects of qualification on instructional delivery modes of practicing preschool teachers in Nigeria. The sample consisted of 93 preschool teachers and 2,859 pupils aged 4 to 5 years. The results revealed that none of the teachers observed had preschool education training, and teacher whole-class interaction characterized by direct instruction was the prevailing approach.
Updated: Oct. 27, 2009