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Learning to Practice: The Design of Clinical Experience in Teacher Preparation Feature Summary
- Early Teaching Experiences
Learning to Practice: The Design of Clinical Experience in Teacher Preparation
- Few would disagree that clinical experience is critical for teacher development. Teaching is, after all, a demanding clinical practice, requiring teachers to orchestrate complex classroom interactions designed to help children learn. While clinical practice rests on a body of professional knowledge, ultimately teachers need to be able to put this knowledge to use in practice. Clinical experiences during professional education provide opportunities for teachers to develop and hone their craft.
- January 25, 2012 - February 25, 2013