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How Should America's Teachers Be Educated?


by Karl W. Bigelow — 1954

The author describes essential elements for teacher education. Teachers for today should be educated to work in today's schools—and to be able to contribute to their improvement tomorrow. This requires a vital general education for teachers. It calls for advanced study in their teaching fields that inspires enthusiasm, ensures mastery, and reveals significances for children and the social order. And it demands as well professional studies that clarify purpose, create an understanding of children, equip the teacher with basic methodological skills.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 1, 1954, p. 20-24
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4690, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 9:42:36 PM

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