The purpose of this study was to explore teacher preparation program content throughout American history in order to determine trends in programs of study, specifically including coursework in education foundations, teaching methods involving the behavioral sciences, and subject area content. These categories were selected because their content is responsible for teachers' working knowledge of their subject area, as well as student learning, behavior management and motivation. The study also examined documented teacher knowledge voids: student behavior management, time management, organization, dealing with parents, motivating students, and meeting individual students' needs to determine which aspects of teacher education could improve teachers' skills in these areas.This will lead up to an outline for the third grade geography, which will give the Indiana State Normal School tagt;7 ... This course consists of practice in story telling and dramatization of fairy tales, folk tales, Bible stories, nature stories, andanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Historical Analysis of Teacher Preparation Program Content Beginning with Teacher Normal Colleges in 1839 Through School District Alternative Certification Programs in 2007|
|Author||:||Julie A. Helton|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|