Critique of Teacher Education Programs

January 2007
Gifted Child Today;Winter2007, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p8
Academic Journal
The article discusses the findings of the "Educating School Teachers" report conducted by Arthur Levine, president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation in Princeton, New Jersey. The criteria for judging the quality of teacher education programs used by Levine include curricular coherence and graduation and degree standards. Results suggested that students who graduate from teacher education programs are inadequately prepared to deal with the realities of the classroom.


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