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Clinical experiences in teaching for the student teacher or intern

Clinical experiences in teaching for the student teacher or intern

Author: Edgar M Tanruther
Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, 1967.
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Tanruther, Edgar M.
Clinical experiences in teaching for the student teacher or intern.
New York, Dodd, Mead, 1967
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar M Tanruther
OCLC Number: 185843
Description: xix, 297 pages 21 cm
Contents: I. Preparation and resources for clinical participation : 1. Planning for teaching : The value of clinical experience ; Types of clinical experience ; Opportunities for learning in clinical practice : Bridge from theory to practice ; Skill in teaching ; Understanding children and youth ; Knowledge of schools ; Professional objective. Preparation for clinical assignments : Scholastic background ; Personal orientation. The teacher and the changing scene --
2. The clinical situation : Getting acquainted with school and community : Visiting the school ; Collecting pertinent information about the community ; Identifying school and community leaders ; Living in the community ; Participating in community activities ; Benefits of community participation. Understanding roles and relationships : Coordinator of clinical experiences ; College supervisor ; Supervising teacher ; Other school personnel ; Pupils of grade or class group ; Parents. Responsibility for good relationships ; The new role of a professional person --
3. The teacher development team : The teacher development team- student teaching : The role of the supervising teacher ; The role of the student ; The role of the college supervisor ; Another student teacher on the team. The teacher development team- internship : Structure of the internship ; Features of internship ; Members of the internship team ; The value of professional seminars. Clinical experience in an instructional team : Instructional team ; Team teaching. Perception and assimilation of resources for clinical teamwork --
II. Learning to teach through clinical experience : 4. Planning for learning : Foundations of planning : The local school system and planning ; Discovering and using what is known about pupils ; The time element in planning ; The preparation of plans ; The unit and planning ; Aids to planning. Planning with the supervising teacher : Obtaining help in planning ; Written versus unwritten plans ; Thoroughness in planning ; Providing for flexibility ; Planning for extending the range of responsibility ; Evaluating effectiveness in planning. Planning with pupils : Understanding roles ; Working together in planning ; Evaluating teacher-pupil planning. 5. Directing learning : Challenging the learner : Helping pupils discover needs and opportunities ; Working toward effective motivation. Providing a wholesome learning environment : Establishing a good emotional climate ; Providing desirable physical conditions ; Building a stimulating intellectual climate ; Using time wisely ; Organizing classroom routines. Facilitating individual growth : Obtaining information about each pupil ; Working with groups ; Helping pupils work independently. Determining methods of teaching : Identifying sources of information about method ; Analyzing the components of method ; Understanding viewpoints of other teachers ; Resolving conflicts between professional preparation and existing conditions ; Developing professional individuality --
6. Evaluating pupil progress : Meaning of evaluation : Measurement and evaluation ; Evaluation as learning ; Objectives and evaluation. Utilizing evaluation devices and procedures : Standardized tests ; Teacher-made tests ; Informal devices and procedures ; Pupil self-evaluation. Reporting to parents- an aspects of evaluation : Teacher-parent cooperation ; Methods of reporting ; The prospective teacher and reporting to parents --
7. Using instructional materials and teaching aids : Levels of communication and instructional materials ; Selecting instructional materials : Selection in terms of goals ; Sources of instructional materials within the school system ; Sources of instructional materials from outside the school system ; Selection as a cooperative process. Using a variety of instructional materials : Basic techniques ; Printed materials ; Audio-visual aids. Taking advantage of innovations : Educational television ; The instructional team ; Programmed instruction ; Other innovations --
8. Guiding pupils toward desirable behavior : Understanding the meaning of desirable behavior : Varying opinions about discipline ; Classroom living and good citizenship ; Growth toward good behavior. Establishing a positive program : Skillful teaching and pupil behavior ; Observing classroom teaching of the supervising teacher. Discipline and punishment : Discipline and self-discipline ; Punishment. Dealing with behavior problems : The individual pupil with problems ; The group that needs direction ; The prevention of problems ; Using sound procedures ; Dealing with unusually difficult situations. Teacher cooperation and pupil behavior : Two teachers in the classroom ; Resolving conflicting viewpoints --
9. Working in the total school program : Understanding the school situation : Structure and organization of schools ; School policies and regulations. Cooperating with colleagues : Working with the school principal ; Participating in faculty meetings ; Working with the custodial staff. Engaging in co-curricular activities : Guiding learning both in and out of the classroom ; Directing learning in a variety of situations. Using energy constructively --
10. Evaluating growth in teaching skill : Sound principles of evaluations ; Evaluation in terms of goals ; Evaluation with members of the team : The supervising teacher ; The college supervisor. Evaluation with others : The principal ; Pupils. Self-evaluation : Aids to self-evaluation ; Self-evaluation in action --
III. Planning for a career in teaching : 11. Working toward a successful first year : Obtaining a suitable position : Establishing criteria for selecting a position ; Using placement services effectively ; Employing effective placement procedures ; Understanding contracts. Obtaining a teaching certificate : Understanding certification requirements ; Taking the initiative in meeting requirements. Preparing for living and teaching in a new situation : Rethinking one's experiences as a student teacher or intern ; Making desirable personal arrangements ; Planning for a good beginning. The opening day ; Living as a responsible citizen in the community --
12. Planning for continued professional growth : Developing increasing competency as a teacher : Continuing as a student of teaching ; Fostering professional development. Working for an improved profession of teaching ; Maintaining conditions for wholesome personal living : Maintaining good physical and mental health ; Managing personal finances ; Living as a person and with a sense of well-being.
Responsibility: [by] Edgar M. Tanruther.
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