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Carter, Margie,

Training teachers : a harvest of theory and practice / Margie Carter, Deb Curtis. - St. Paul, MN : Beltsville, MD : Redleaf Press ; Distributed by Gryphon House, 1994. - xiv, 274 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-273) and index.

Section I: Changing Our Approach to Teacher Education -- Context for Adult Learning -- New Emphasis for Teacher Education. Section II: Tools for the Harvest -- Landscaping for Constructivism -- Awareness Tools -- Active Tools -- Story Tools -- Symbolic Tools. Section III: Dispositions and Roles for Effective Teaching -- Teacher Expectations -- Clarifying Core Dispositions -- New Roles for Teachers. Section IV: Training for Culturally Sensitive and Anti-Bias Practices -- Our Journey and Developmental Process -- Guiding Principles and Strategies -- Training to Heighten Cultural Sensitivity -- Specific Training on Anti-Bias Practices -- What to do about Holidays. Section V: Training in Different Settings -- A Methodology for All Settings -- Workshop Settings -- Courses and Ongoing Classes -- On-site Training. Section VI: A Course on Child-Centered Curriculum Practices -- Designing a Course -- The Project Approach -- Weekly Class Sessions. Section VII: The Invisible Life of a Trainer -- Training Resources and Supplies -- Getting and Staying Organized -- Professional Collaboration -- Minding Your Business -- Tending Your Own Garden. Glossary -- Recommended Resources -- Appendix A: Observation Forms -- Appendix B: Charts and Training Resources -- Appendix C: Evaluation and Assessment Forms.

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Adult learning.
Learning, Psychology of.

LB1707 / .C37 1994