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Document Number: 9883

Preparing Teachers of Young Children: The Current State of Knowledge and a Blueprint for the Future - This report reviews what is already known about professional development opportunities, particularly analyzing those found in the K-12 system, to present research questions to further improve programs. Two guiding principles are outlined as a basis for future research: teacher effectiveness is a result of many elements, the interaction of which should be examined thoroughly and that the impact of teacher-education and professional-development programs on teacher practice and children’s learning and development warrants more attention. (Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, May 2009)...

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