The future of teaching depends on training future educators, but pairing student teachers with effective veterans can be challenging. New research allays some fears from veteran teachers by showing that taking a student teacher does not negatively impact classroom outcomes.
Later, we explore a critique of scripted curricula that shows their inconsistency with democratic values… even at a theoretical level.
Finally, we consider our options to build community in the waiting time before Zoom call starts.
- First Segment – 01:49 – Student teachers and evaluations
- Second Segment – 15:10 – Critique of scripted curricula
- Third Segment – 35:02 – In My Classroom: What do you do with the awkward time before a Zoom call starts?
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- Will Mentoring a Student Teacher Harm My Evaluation Scores? Effects of Serving as a Cooperating Teacher on Evaluation Metrics
Ronfeldt, M., Bardelli, E., Brockman, S. L., & Mullman, H. (2020). Will Mentoring a Student Teacher Harm My Evaluation Scores? Effects of Serving as a Cooperating Teacher on Evaluation Metrics. American Educational Research Journal. 57(3). https://doi.org/10.3102/0002831219872952
- A democratic critique of scripted curriculum
Fitz, J. A., & Nikolaidis, A. C. (2020). A democratic critique of scripted curriculum. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 52(2), 195-213. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220272.2019.1661524
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