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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 1 Teacher, Teaching, and Educational Psychology 1. What evidence is there those teachers make a difference?- Teacher/Student Relation: The quality of the teacher student relationship in kindergarten predicted a number of academic and behavioral outcomes through grade 8. (the relationship predicts aspects of school success) - Teacher Preparation and Quality: the quality of teacher was related to student performance. (Strongly in math and literacy) The higher the percentage of teacher with full certification in their teaching field, the higher their students achievement in math and in reading. - Effectiveness of teachers: the best teacher encouraged good to excellent gains in achievement for all students, but lower-achieving students were the first to benefit from good teaching. 2. What do expert teachers know?- Expert teachers are experience, effective teachers who have developed solutions for common classroom problems. Their knowledge of teaching process and content is extensive and well organized.- Lee Shulman pointed that there are seven areas of professional knowledge that expert teachers should know: 1) Academic Subject 2)...
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- Spring '11