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Making subject matter part of the conversation or helping beginning teachers learn to teach

Sharon Feiman-Nemser

Making subject matter part of the conversation or helping beginning teachers learn to teach

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Published by National Center for Research on Teacher Education in East Lansing, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Student teachers.,
  • Teachers -- Training of.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSharon Feiman-Nemser and Michelle B. Parker.
    SeriesResearch report / National Center for Research on Teacher Education -- 90-3, Research report (National Center for Research on Teacher Education (U.S.)) -- 90-3.
    ContributionsParker, Michelle B., National Center for Research on Teacher Education (U.S.), United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. --
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18501334M

    All of the programs helped teachers learn science subject matter, develop inquiry abilities, and do so through their own opportunities to inquire. Professional development for inquiry-based teaching and learning is critical to the future of science education as envisioned in the Standards, which note.


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