• Fostering an Exchange of Ideas

  • In this video from the Research-to-Practice Spotlight Series, teacher educators and preservice teachers at George Mason University share the value of working with local school districts involved in the PDS program. The teacher candidates have the opportunity to shadow in-service teachers interested in mentoring. Based on compatible backgrounds and interests, the teacher candidates are paired with their teacher mentors. Learning experiences are provided for all involved in the PDS program. Educators at Mason’s College of Education and Human Development stay authentic in their research and instruction by being connected to what is relevant in the real world of teaching in local schools. Teacher candidates gain experience with understanding and managing [more]