The Act of Teaching / Edition 6

The Act of Teaching / Edition 6

by Donald Cruickshank, Deborah Bainer Jenkins, Kim K. Metcalf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0078097916

ISBN-13: 9780078097911

Pub. Date: 02/14/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The Act of Teaching, Sixth Edition, is intended to get students up-and-running, ready to teach. The content is drawn from Educational Testing Service Praxis II Standards and INTASK studies of what pre-service teachers should know and be able to do, and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards of what competent experienced teachers are like.

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The Act of Teaching, Sixth Edition, is intended to get students up-and-running, ready to teach. The content is drawn from Educational Testing Service Praxis II Standards and INTASK studies of what pre-service teachers should know and be able to do, and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards of what competent experienced teachers are like.

This comprehensive text includes relevant information on teaching diverse children (Ch. 2 & 3), learning theories (Ch. 4), knowing and motivating students (Ch. 5), planning instruction (Ch. 6), multiple teaching methods with sample lesson plans (Ch. 7 & 8), assessing student learning (Ch. 9), characteristics and skills of effective teachers (Ch. 9 & 10), and effective classroom management (Ch. 12).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078097911
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/14/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
1,024,756
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

The Act of Teaching, Fifth Edition

PART ONE: THE BACKDROP OF TEACHING

Chapter 1: Factors that Influence How We Teach

Chapter 2: The Challenge of Teaching in a Changing Society

Chapter 3: Teaching Diverse Students

Chapter 4: Three Schools of Thought About Learning and Teaching

Chapter 5: Getting to Know Your Students and Motivating Them to Learn

PART TWO: THE ACT OF TEACHING

Chapter 6: Planning Instruction

Chapter 7: Four Instructional Alternatives: Presentation, Discussion, Independent Study, and Individualized Instruction

Chapter 8: Four More Instructional Alternatives: Cooperative Learning, Discovery Learning, Constructivism, and Direct Instruction

Chapter 9: Evaluating Students’ Learning

PART THREE: THE EFFECTIVE TEACHER

Chapter 10: Personal Attributes and Characteristics of Effective Teachers

Chapter 11: Professional Skills and Abilities of Effective Teachers

Chapter 12: Classroom Management Skills of Effective Teachers

Chapter 13: Problem Solving Skills of Effective Teachers

Chapter 14: Reflective Skills of Effective Teachers

PRACTICE TEACHING MANUAL

Unit 1 Microteaching: Practicing Critical Teaching Skills

Unit 2 Reflective Teaching: Practicing Being a Thoughtful Practitioner

Unit 3 Room 221: A Simulation: Solving Classroom Problems

Appendix: How the Act of Teaching Meets the Requirements of Praxis III
Glossary
Credits
Indexes

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