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Other

Description:

The need to recruit, train, and retain well-prepared science teachers has never been higher. This presentation explores how a Teacher in Residence (TIR) program can enhance and improve a teacher education program. TIR's are experienced local science teachers, brought on to a university campus to address teacher preparation. The presentation covers the roles TIRs can play in; methods courses, supervision of student teachers, liaison with the college of education and local schools, formation and guidance of a teacher advisory group, and the development of innovative courses to draw in new science teachers. Finally the presentation examines how a program like this can work at particular schools and how programs can be sustained at the university level.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Education Practices,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070402190742978T,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Teacher Preparation,Teacher in Residence,Education

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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