Approaches to Teaching, 5th Edition / Edition 5

Approaches to Teaching, 5th Edition / Edition 5

by Gary Fenstermacher, Jonas F. Soltis, Matthew N. Sanger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807749826

ISBN-13: 9780807749821

Pub. Date: 06/06/2009

Publisher: Teachers College Press

This popular text continues using the format of the three approaches-The Executive, The Facilitator, and The Liberationist. For the Fifth Edition, the authors add four new case studies: "Scripted Teaching," "Accountability and Merit," "What is the Value of Caring Relationships?" and "School Funding." Using these and other realistic case studies, they explore the

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This popular text continues using the format of the three approaches-The Executive, The Facilitator, and The Liberationist. For the Fifth Edition, the authors add four new case studies: "Scripted Teaching," "Accountability and Merit," "What is the Value of Caring Relationships?" and "School Funding." Using these and other realistic case studies, they explore the strengths and weaknesses of each approach so that teachers can critically assess their own philosophical positions on teaching. Teachers are urged to ask themselves such questions as: What is the main goal of teaching? What is the most important purpose of education? What do I expect my students to eventually become? Is the way I structure my teaching influenced by how I view my role and goals? This updated edition also adds a new section called "Topics and Resources" to encourage further inquiry into teaching.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807749821
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
06/06/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
884,889
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

A Note to Readers ix

To the Instructor xi

Acknowledgments xi

Chapter 1 Approaches to Teaching 1

Three Teachers 1

The Amazing Glasses 4

Three Approaches to Teaching 5

The Common Framework: Maker 7

Using Maker with the Approaches 9

Chapter 2 The Executive Approach 11

Managing Your Classroom 11

Managing Time in the Classroom 12

Features of This Approach 15

The Maker Framework 16

Historical Roots 19

Teaching for Student Achievement 21

The Complexity of Modern Schooling 23

Chapter 3 The Facilitator Approach 25

Your Middle School English Class 26

Historical Background 28

Humanistic Psychology 30

Normative Considerations 32

Existential Roots 33

Care Pedagogy 34

Facilitating Identity 37

Constructivism 39

Multiple Intelligences 41

Chapter 4 The Liberationist Approach 44

Origins of This Approach 44

Features of the Liberationist Approach 45

Your High School Class 46

Manner in Teaching 47

The Element of Knowledge 49

Emancipatory Teaching 51

Democratic Citizenship 53

Social Justice and Identity 55

Chapter 5 Reflections on the Three Approaches 57

A Synoptic View 57

Critical Perspectives on the Executive Approach 59

Critical Perspectives on the Facilitator Approach 61

Forging National Identity 63

Critical Perspectives on the Liberationist Approach 65

Democracy, Identity, and Diversity 68

Chapter 6 Developing Your Approach to Teaching 71

Three Ideas, Three Approaches 71

Becoming All Three 73

Good-bye 74

Chapter 7 Cases and Disputes 76

Grading Policies 78

School and Approach Mismatch 79

Teacher-Engineer or Artist? 80

Individualized Learning 82

How Much Control Is Too Much? 83

Workbook Dilemma83

A New Science Kit 84

Scripted Teaching 86

Accountability and Merit 87

Individual and Societal Needs 88

Curing Shyness 89

What Standard Shall We Use? 90

Teaching "Relevant" Literature 91

Teacher and Mother? 92

What Is the Value of Caring Relationships? 93

Freedom and Indoctrination 94

Too Young to Be Critical? 95

Education for Life 96

Freedom of Speech? 97

Mass or Class Culture? 99

Different Learning Styles 100

Compatibility of Approaches 101

E Pluribus Unum 102

Go Fly a Kite 103

Notes 105

Topics and Resources 109

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