A Research Study On School And University, And The Quality Of The Mentor Process
1240 Words Aug 10th, 2015 5 Pages
The primary purpose of clinical teaching is to provide pre-service teachers opportunities to be assessed through many observations using different behavioral strategies (Monroe et al, 2010). Unfortunately, teacher report a lack of opportunities to experiment and take risks with classroom management and often find themselves just mimicking what their cooperating teacher as shown them. In addition, teachers find they are often competing with the cooperating teachers’ philosophy of behavioral management and the universities suggested programming (Putman, 2009), which leaves the pre-service teacher feeling anxious and afraid to speak up.
Consequently, they follow…