Training teachers : a harvest of theory and practice /

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by Carter, Margie,
[ 09. Reference ] Authors: Curtis, Deb. Published by : Redleaf Press ; | Distributed by Gryphon House, (St. Paul, MN : | Beltsville, MD :) Physical details: xiv, 274 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. Subject(s): Teachers | Adult learning. | Learning, Psychology of. | Lehrerbildung. Year : 1994 09.  Reference Item type : 09. Reference
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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.