9780205420278

Field Experience : A Guide to Reflective Teaching

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205420278

  • ISBN10:

    0205420273

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

"" The book is practical, easy to understand, and raises thoughtful, reflective questions." " Vincent Walencik, Montclair State University Designed to provoke reflection and commitment, "Field Experience, Sixth Edition," guides students through field experiences including--but not limited to--student teaching. Highly practical in its focus, Field Experience, Sixth Edition, moves beyond a list of " do's" and " don'ts" to help students create, reflect upon, and refine a set of goals and teaching principles that will guide them through their future teaching experiences. This book addresses the various types of field experience and encourages readers to consider what they bring to that experience and what factors the school and community play. Features: Chapter 12, The Fieldwork Portfolio, explores the use of teaching portfolios and thematically focused final reports. Appendix B includes sample progress reports, logs, and fieldwork portfolios. Emphasizes the use of fieldwork logs, interviews with the cooperating teacher, and understanding the relationship between school and community. Applies a four-step approach--preparation, engagement, reflection, preparation--to ensure an adequate foundation for and reflection on each assignment. Stresses the selection of the appropriate field experience, using ethnographic techniques, to help students analyze the community, school, and classroom in which the field experience takes place. Enhanced coverage of diversity as it relates to field experience is integrated throughout. Additional exercises and sample reports provide students withguidelines for a successful field work experience. Special sections on multicultural education and diversity; inclusion and teaching students with special needs; accountability, curriculum standards, and dealing with st

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
PART ONE Orientation
1(28)
Types of Field Experience (with Aram deKoven)
3(11)
Common Features
3(3)
Varieties of Teaching Situations
6(4)
The Student Teaching Experience
10(1)
Placement Tips
11(2)
Notes
13(1)
Concerns and Personal Goals
14(7)
Analyzing Concerns
14(2)
Expressing Goals
16(4)
Notes
20(1)
Reflecting on Field Experiences: Fieldwork Logs
21(8)
What Is Reflective Thinking and Why Is It Desirable?
21(4)
When Should I Write My Logs?
25(1)
What Is the Anatomy of a Log?
25(2)
Criteria for Evaluating Fieldwork Logs
27(1)
Notes
27(2)
PART TWO What Do You Bring to the Experience?
29(48)
Personal Influences on a Perspective
31(10)
Experience as a Learner
32(4)
Favorite Subject Matter and Topics
36(2)
Experience as a Teacher
38(2)
Notes
40(1)
Contributions of Foundational Studies
41(21)
Six Basic Issues of Teaching
42(16)
Interrelations among the Six Issues
58(2)
Notes
60(2)
Contributions of Methods Courses
62(6)
Lesson Planning
62(2)
Instructional Activities
64(1)
Curriculum Emphasis
65(1)
Theory and Practice
66(1)
Notes
67(1)
Initial Perspective
68(9)
Sorting Out Ideas
68(1)
Analysis of Beliefs
68(2)
Tracing Origins
70(1)
Considering Consequences
70(2)
Goals
72(3)
Notes
75(2)
PART THREE What Is the Situation Where You Will Teach?
77(30)
The Community and the School
79(6)
The Community
79(2)
The School
81(3)
Note
84(1)
The Classroom, Technology, and the Curriculum (with Aram deKoven)
85(8)
The Classroom
86(1)
Technology
87(2)
The Curriculum
89(3)
Notes
92(1)
The Students (with Aram deKoven)
93(8)
Students in the School
93(2)
Students in the Classroom
95(2)
Students at Risk
97(1)
Diversity in the Classroom
98(2)
Notes
100(1)
The Cooperating Teacher
101(6)
PART FOUR What Have You Learned?
107(8)
The Fieldwork Portfolio (with Laurie Vasily)
109(6)
The Anatomy of a Fieldwork Portfolio
109(3)
Epilogue
112(1)
Notes
113(2)
Appendixes
115(24)
Appendix A Instruments
117(5)
Appendix B Sample Logs and Fieldwork Portfolios
122(17)
Additional Bibliography 139(2)
Index 141

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