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    the merits of alternative teaching licenses debate

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    Some policy-makers favor awarding a teaching license to those who have field experience in a discipline and have taken basic classes in teaching methods. Others favor a full teacher preparation program, including an internship or student teaching experience. Assume a hypothetical position for or against one policy and present an appropriate argument. Argue for or against others' positions.

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    As with most things, this, too, is not black and white. The notion of all professional merging over to be highly or even partly qualified teachers is just wrong, especially for the elementary level. This idea has value for science and top-level academic concepts for secondary education. But there's a reason so many in academic circles are saying teachers need more teacher training. Those who are teachers NOW have already gone through a lot of rigor and hoops to get the ...

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    The merits of alternative teaching licenses debate is examined. The basic classes in teaching methods are determined. The expert assumes a hypothetical position for or against one policy and present an appropriate argument.

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