TITLE

Teacher Research as a Practical Tool for Learning to Teach

AUTHOR(S)
Lysaker, Judith; Thompson, Becky
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Language Arts;Jan2013, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p181
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors discuss a teacher research project where preservice teachers observe inquiry based learning for English language learner students. Scaffolding methods, curriculum frameworks, and children's literacy programs are discussed, as well as student-teacher relationships, classroom environments, and educational observation.
ACCESSION #
84956125

 

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