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survey of recent literature on teachers" subject matter knowledge

Mary M. Kennedy

survey of recent literature on teachers" subject matter knowledge

by Mary M. Kennedy

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Published by National Center for Research on Teacher Education in East Lansing, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teachers.,
  • Teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary M. Kennedy.
    SeriesIssue paper / National Center for Research on Teacher Education -- 90-3, Issue paper (National Center for Research on Teacher Education (U.S.)) -- 90-3.
    ContributionsNational Center for Research on Teacher Education (U.S.), United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 leaves. --
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18501340M

    pedagogical content knowledge: knowledge about the subject-matter and knowledge about students. Subject-matter Even though it is usually assumed that teachers' subject-matter knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge are interrelated there is little evidence Educational Studies in Mathematics , ? Kluwer Academic Publishers. The purpose of these questions is to help you identify areas of strength and areas that need further development in your knowledge and understanding of English. Try and complete all the questions, and then click on the submit button to get instant feedback. The feedback page includes the answers to these questions and links to the sections of Primary English Knowledge and Understanding, 8th.

    “Nobody’s making us into reading teachers,” write Smokey Daniels and Steve Zemelman, “but we must become teachers of disciplinary thinking through our students’ reading.” If this shift sounds like a tough one, Subjects Matter, Second Edition is your solution. Smokey and Steve, two of America’s most popular educators, share exactly.   The teacher has the option to choose one in order to successfully deliver content. In choosing an active or passive instructional strategy, the teacher must also consider for other factors such as subject matter, the resources available, the time allotted for the lesson, and the background knowledge of the students.

    subject matter and how to deliver it. However, teacher certification tests cover a subject broadly, rather than focusing only on items that measure teachers’ specific knowledge of, say, algebra. In an in-depth study of rural Brazilian students, however, Harbison and Hanushek () found that teacher subject-area test scores in mathematics. New professional development programs were introduced with no attempt to connect them to past training (DuFour, ). Teachers were provided with few, if any, opportunities for follow-up activities and rarely applied their new knowledge or skills when they returned to their classrooms (Joyce and Showers, ; Black, ).


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Survey of recent literature on teachers" subject matter knowledge by Mary M. Kennedy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Focusing on teaching situations with varying degrees of teacher knowledge, an interpretive study examined the effects of science teacher subject-matter knowledge on. subject will not assure that teachers will be able to teach that subject. This paper reviews recent trends and arguments with respect to four issues: 1.

Why are questions about subject matter kno wledge being raised. What kind of subject matter knowledge do teachers need. Is there such a thing as subject-specific pedagogy, and if so, what. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether intentional vocabulary learning, incidental vocabulary learning, or a combination of the two best prepares students for learning and retaining.

A teacher’s professional knowledge refers to their subject-matter knowledge, In their study of 31 teacher preparation programs designed to prepare teachers for the New York City School District, Boyd et al.

The analysis that follows draws on the existing body of literature on teacher effectiveness, which identified key teacher factors Cited by: 4.

Research has indicated that experts' subject matter knowledge Ryan S. Nixon, Kathleen M. Hill, Julie A. Luft, Secondary Science Teachers’ Subject Matter Knowledge Development Across the an email within 10 minutes, your email address may not be registered, and you may need to create a new Wiley Online Library account.

Request Username Cited by: 4. The project had a massive impact on my knowledge of children’s books which was previously over-reliant on Dahl. Now I’m using a range, including picture books, poetry, choose your own adventure, comedy, mystery and multicultural literature and have a large bank of books I can use and recommend.

deepen, or change their understanding of their subject matter for teaching depends on the personal understandings of the subject matter they bring with to the classroom (Wilson and Wineburg, ). Teachers’ knowledge of subject matter affects their ability to answer questions from their students.

Competing visions of teacher knowledge: Proceedings from an NCRTE seminar for education policymakers-Academic Subjects. Vollume2: NCRTE. January Teacher education and learning to teach: Proceedings of the first annual NCRTE retreat. Feiman-Nemser, S. January Teaching knowledge: The lights teachers live by.

Buchmann, M. educators and policy makers have turned attention to teacher subject matter knowledge the has focused directly on pedagogical content knowledge. Thousands of articles, book chapters, and reports make use of or claim to study the notion of pedagogical content content knowledge on teaching and learning.

Overall, the literature uses the. assimilating academic knowledge, student teachers also need to incorporate knowledge derived from experiential and practical experiences in the classroom.

Research also shows that variations in. Top 32 Teacher survey questions for questionnaires. The key to getting accurate responses and a reasonable response rate for teacher survey questions largely depends on good research design.

Below are a few survey questions crafted by subject matter experts that you can use in online surveys. Essential teacher and staff questions. of content knowledge--subject matter content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and curricular content knowledge--are at the heart of much of the current inquiry.

This paper focuses on the first, on what Shulman () calls subject matter content knowledge. What teachers need to know about the subject matter they teach extends beyond the.

This literature review tries to answer the question; does the quality and amount of subject matter pre-service training translate into better qualified teachers. States, J. How important in increasing student achievement is the training of teachers in the subject matter they will teach students.

Existing research makes assumptions that teachers have full access to subject matter knowledge and that this is transformed by the activities developed for teaching.

We would argue that for both experienced and novice teachers much of this subject matter knowledge remains as learner-knowledge and is not transformed into teacher-knowledge.

Subject knowledge in primary schools 1. This report is based on the /08 subject survey programme. It considers the challenges facing schools and individual teachers in developing good subject knowledge across the full primary curriculum.

Inspectors observed lessons across 12 subjects, spanning the range of the National Curriculum in a. Interest in teachers' subject matter knowledge has arisen in recent years. But most of the analysis has been general and not topic-specific.

This paper shows how one may approach the question of teachers' knowledge about mathematical topics. It demonstrates the building of an analytic framework of subject matter knowledge for teaching a.

The Role of Subject Knowledge in the Effective Teaching of Primary Science. items were written to assess two dimensions of teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge: (a) teachers’ knowledge of subject matter; and (b) teachers’ knowledge of effective teaching practices in a given content area.

A report by Deng () discusses the psychometric properties of the various scales constructed as part of this effort. 1. The knowledge base of teaching. A great deal of educational research has aimed at developing a knowledge base of teaching and, where possible, translating it into recommendations for teacher education (Reynolds, ).This knowledge base was supposedly shared by teachers and formed the basis for their behavior (Hoyle & John, ).Until the early s, the line of reasoning in.

teachers and students is also affecting teachers’ attitudes towards teaching of the subject in secondary schools. The teachers do not have access to appropriate textbooks and the available ones are not even relevant to new curriculum.

Also, most social studies textbooks have been written by people with superficial knowledge of the. It seems obvious that, if you are going to teach a subject, then you should really know a lot about the subject, right?

Certainly in high schools, where teachers often specialise into one or two subject areas, there is a real emphasis on the subject matter knowledge of the teacher - which is why, the claim goes, that if you want to teach history, you should first learn a lot about history, and.

A total of 71 teachers (34 novice and 37 experienced teachers) were given the subject matter test and among them, 32 remained in the study. The others had medium SMK.

Assessment of Subject Matter Knowledge and the Espoused Mental Model. As mentioned, teachers were first administered the SMK task to determine if they were high or low on. (). The Place of Subject Matter Knowledge in Pedagogical Content Knowledge: A case study of South African teachers teaching the amount of substance and chemical equilibrium.

International Journal of Science Education: Vol. 30, Developments and Challenges in Researching Science Teachers' Pedagogical Content Knowledge: An international perspective, pp.