The ability to influence the lives of young people
High prestige and status
Minimal amounts of paperwork
Pleased with current trends in reducing workloads
Finally satisfied with their salaries
Concerned about their job security
Frustrated by negative student attitudes
Vary from state to state and community to community
Have risen about 20 percent in the last two decades
May be supplemented by extra pay for coaching or other duties
All of the answers
The longer they stay in their teaching careers, the larger the salary gap between teaching and other fields
B. more experienced teachers are typically assigned more challenging students and grow tired of dealing with classroom management problems
C. staff development programs tend to repeat topics every ten years, and teachers grow weary of attending the same workshops a second or even third time
The fatigue and frustration of planning new lessons each year
So unhappy with the public lack of respect for teachers that they are considering leaving the profession
Unconcerned about factors affecting their working conditions, such as workload and salary
Satisfied with their jobs and their intellectual challenge
Disillusioned by the isolation of teaching and lack of collegial support
Are quite disillusioned with their jobs
Have little autonomy in the classroom
Attain scores comparable to physicians, engineers, and writers on adult literacy exams
All of the answers
None of the answers
Preparing teachers to maintain discipline and order in the classroom
Preparing teachers in pragmantic issues necessary to running a classroom such as managing time and preparing lesson plans
Prepaing teachers to be knowledgeable about child development and learning theories
Preparing teachers to be lifelong learners who are constantly updating their skills
Teaching offers greater intrinsic rewards, leading to happier employees
Southwest airlines puts greater emphasis on the happiness of employees
Neither places much value in humor
Only teaching stresses the idea of serving others
A strong background in pedagogy
Sabaticals, to come back to teaching refreshed
Elementary schools are particularly interested in recruiting male candidates for teaching positions
There is a rapidly growing supply of Hispanic teachers, but too few African-American and Asian-American teachers
Declining enrollments of special needs students has caused an oversupply of special education teachers
Teacher demand and supply are equal, which is the reason that teacher salaries are not increasing dramatically
A disappointing 20 percent
About 1 in 3
More than half
Alternative licensure programs
Teacher competency test
Urban public school
Creates a nationwide curriculum for elementary schools.
Assesses and certifies highly competent teachers.
Develops and disseminates a checklist of professional goals and behavior that’s that all teachers must meet.
Support legislative efforts to improve teacher quality on state and national levels.
It is expensive and fewer than half of the states pay for their teachers to prepare for board certification
They are never given higher salaries for this accomplishment.
After certification, board certified teacher tend to feel a let down, and many leave the.
All of the answers
Parents protest the focus on competition and express support for cooperative learning methods.
Many education professors express concern about the emphasis on testing competition in today’s schools.
Parents, students, and education professors alike complain that too much competition obscures the true goal of school: creating lifelong learners.
Parents, students and education professors alikme feel stonly that schools should be made more competitive and rigorous.
Growing numbers of elementary schools
University-initiated teacher education programs
The expansion of normal schools
An increasing number of women entering the teaching field
Viewed teaching as a career and aspired to become "master teachers" who would instruct others entering the profession.
Were required to complete four years of academy training.
Were sent to "normal school" before they could instruct pupils.
Were sometimes indentured servants
Was a radical departure from the European model of training teachers through apprenticeships.
Was named for its European counterpart and taught young children in a one-room schoolhouse.
Like its European counterpart, provided training in teaching skills.
Was the first instance of a publicly supported "elementary school" in the United States.
Two years of training in academic subjects only.
Two years of training in academic subjects as well as in teaching methodology.
Four years of training in academic subjects only.
Four years of training in academic subjects as well as in teaching methodology.
Teaching jobs were for men only (females did not enter teaching until they were needed during World War II.
Teachers in that era were held to more rigorous academic and intellectual standards than are today's teachers.
Several of the health priorities today (smoking, alcoholism) were concerns then, as well.
Teachers could create their own personal life without fear of community interference.
Putting greater emphasis on pedagogy in teacher education programs.
Abolishing the undergraduate teaching major, offering master's-level degrees in teaching instead.
Offering state and federal tax relief as an incentive to attract more candidates to teaching.
Humanizing the teaching profession, encouraging teachers to relate more warmly to their students.
Represents a long-awaited step toward standardizing teacher training.
Is similar to the apprentisceship training that teachers underwent in colonial times.
Is championed by Linda Darling-Hammond and other influential educators.
Is the modern equivalent of a "normal school," with two years of training in academic subjects as well as pedagogy.
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