Moving Toward Child Development Requirements for Teachers

Rae Pica with Dr. James G. Cibulka, Dr. James Comer, & Laura Bornfreund

Traditionally, the preparation of teachers who want to work with children birth to age 5 has focused on the development of young children. But elementary teacher prep has focused on teaching methods and content areas instead. But this maybe changing soon.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Dr. James G. Cibulka is President of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in Washington, D.C. Dr. James Comer is the Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine’s Child Study Center. Laura Bornfreund is a Policy Analyst for New America’s Early Education Initiative. She contributes to Early Ed Watch, the Early Education Initiative’s blog.
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