TITLE

Supporting Beginning Special Education Teachers

PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Focus on Exceptional Children;Dec2001, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the factors related to the difficulties teachers experience in their first year of teaching. Discussion on induction and mentoring as supports for beginning teachers; Recommendations for supporting beginning special education teachers; Conclusion. INSET: KAREN'S STORY.
ACCESSION #
6073604

 

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