Conceptions of Teaching: What Should We be Testing for?

Griffey, David C.; Podemski, Richard S.
April 1990
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr1990, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p240
Academic Journal
The article discusses the role that teachers play in schools, which lies at the heart of ambiguity concerning teacher evaluation, selection and testing. A survey describing various conceptions of the role of teachers from teacher education programs in the United States. The more specific role of a physical education teacher is discussed, in which there is a great diversity of opinion. Themes that highlight technical, theoretical, practical, academic, therapeutic, research and decision making aspects of teaching are explored in detail.


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