Novice and Expert Physical Education Teachers: Maybe They Think and Decide Differently… But Do They Behave Differently?

van der Mars, Hans; Vogler, E. William; Darst, Paul W.; Cusimano, Barbara
April 1995
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr1995, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p340
Academic Journal
The article presents a study comparing the thought processes, behavior, and students' behavior of experienced and inexperienced elementary school physical education teachers. The study found that first- and second-year teachers can be trained to be as effective as experienced teachers. The article discusses classroom management skills, curriculum development, and mentors for novice teachers.


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