Rehearsing is a form of pedagogy in teacher education to prepare pre-service teachers with instructional practices before live enactments in a classroom. This qualitative study used grounded theory to explore how rehearsals impacted five elementary literacy courses in a university teacher education program. Data comprised of prolonged observations, video recordings of rehearsals, and surveys. The process of coding and re-coding resulted in findings that reflect rehearsing provided Teacher Candidates with confidence with lesson presentation, improved understanding of literacy content, and understand how to make in-the-moment instructional decisions.
"Supporting Clinical Practice Through Rehearsals,"
Northwest Journal of Teacher Education: Vol. 14
, Article 2.
Available at: https://pdxscholar.library.pdx.edu/nwjte/vol14/iss1/2