Study considers skills taught in teacher-education programs

03/7/2013 | Education Week

Researchers at the University of Denver are completing the first year of a three-year study into teacher-education programs, with the goal of determining whether a "coherent, measurable set of beginning-teacher competencies" can be established. To start, researchers identified nine competency areas, including classroom management and the development of a safe classroom environment, and are then working to determine whether teacher-education programs address those skills, whether novice teachers retain the information and what the results are for students.

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