Content Area Reading Strategy Knowledge Transfer From Preservice to First-Year Teaching

Alger, Christianna
September 2009
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Sep2009, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p60
Academic Journal
This article reports on assignments in content-area reading from first-year teachers. Content-area reading strategies are transferred by teachers to their student teachers, who ideally use them in their first year of teaching. The article discusses research on four preservice teachers and how they integrated their observations into their classrooms and lessons. The article describes the readings they assign to their students and what barriers they face. Information is also provided on microteaching, reading aids and organizers, and credential program requirements.


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