Student Teaching’s Contribution to Preservice Teacher Development
This article reviews empirical articles published over the past two decades to determine what and how student teaching experiences contribute to preservice teachers’ development. While keeping this central focus, the article also considers the implications of student teaching for the schools that play host to it and for the students who attend those schools.
Anderson, L. M., & Stillman, J. A. (2013). Student Teaching’s Contribution to Preservice Teacher Development A Review of Research Focused on the Preparation of Teachers for Urban and High-Needs Contexts. Review of Educational Research, 83(1), 3-69.
Increasing Pre-service Teachers’ Use of Differential Reinforcement: Effects of Performance Feedback on Consequences for Student Behavior
Differential reinforcement of appropriate behavior is an important skill for classroom teachers. This study examined the use of performance feedback to increase the rate of differential reinforcement by pre-service teachers.
Auld, R. G., Belfiore, P. J., & Scheeler, M. C. (2010). Increasing Pre-service Teachers’ Use of Differential Reinforcement: Effects of Performance Feedback on Consequences for Student Behavior. Journal of Behavioral Education, 19(2), 169-183.
Do high grading standards affect student performance?
This paper explores the effects of high grading standards on student test performance in elementary school.
Figlio, D. N., & Lucas, M. E. (2004). Do high grading standards affect student performance?. Journal of Public Economics, 88(9), 1815-1834.
Student Teaching in the United States
This study is a comprehensive review of the student teaching experience. The review looks at 134 higher education institutions offering an undergraduate student teaching program to elementary teacher candidates.
Greenberg, J., Pomerance, L., & Walsh, K. (2011). Student Teaching in the United States. National Council on Teacher Quality.
Student-teacher contracting with goal setting for maintenance
This study evaluates the use of student goal setting as a strategy for maintaining the effects of student-teacher contracting on academic productivity.
Kelley, M. L., & Stokes, T. F. (1984). Student-teacher contracting with goal setting for maintenance. Behavior modification, 8(2), 223-244.
Laboratory Experiences in Teacher Education: A Meta-Analytic Review of Research.
The study is a meta-analysis of the relative and comparative effects of several common forms of on-campus clinical experience in teacher education.
Metcalf, K. K. (1995). Laboratory Experiences in Teacher Education: A Meta-Analytic Review of Research.
Education at a Glance 2011: OECD Indicators
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 2011 annual report, Education at a Glance, highlights the importance of education and a person’s ability to find a job and earn a good living.
OECD (2011), Education at a Glance 2011: OECD Indicators, OECD Publishing.http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/eag-2011-en
Professional experience as a wicked problem in initial teacher education
This paper outlines what is at stake in the framing of the problem of professional experience and how constructions of the problem make it difficult to find enduring solutions.
Southgate, E., Reynolds, R., & Howley, P. (2013). Professional experience as a wicked problem in initial teacher education. Teaching and Teacher Education, 31, 13-22.