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Becoming a Middle School or High School Teacher in Texas / Edition 1
     

Becoming a Middle School or High School Teacher in Texas / Edition 1

by Janice L. Nath, Myrna Cohen
 

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ISBN-10: 0534638015

ISBN-13: 9780534638016

Pub. Date: 06/04/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

BECOMING A MIDDLE OR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER IN TEXAS helps students master the competencies that will be tested on the new Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES), but it is more than just a test preparation guide: it provides a comprehensive introduction to the core topics that every Texas middle school and

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BECOMING A MIDDLE OR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER IN TEXAS helps students master the competencies that will be tested on the new Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES), but it is more than just a test preparation guide: it provides a comprehensive introduction to the core topics that every Texas middle school and high school teacher must be familiar with, including adolescent development, how to meet the needs of a culturally-diverse population, planning, learning theory, technology, classroom management and assessment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534638016
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/04/2004
Series:
TEACH CERT
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
648,625
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.74(d)

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Table of Contents

DOMAIN I - DESIGNING INSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT TO PROMOTE STUDENT LEARNING. COMPETENCY 1. Understanding Human Development for Middle School and High School Students. Stephanie L. Knight, Texas A and M University, College Station; Terri Barber Kurz, Mississippi State University. COMPETENCY 2. Diversity, Learning and Assessment. Anjoo Sikka, University of Houston-Downtown; Viola Garcia, University of Houston- Downtown. COMPETENCY 3. Designing Effective Instruction for Middle School and High School Classrooms. Janice L. Nath, University o f Houston-Downtown. COMPETENCY 4. Considering a Range of Factors That Impact Learning for Older Children. Sandy Cmajdalka, University of Houston-Downtown; Janice L. Nath, University of Houston-Downtown; Jane Thielemann, University of Houston-Downtown. DOMAIN II - ESTABLISHING A POSITIVE CLASSROOM CLIMATE. COMPETENCY 5. Establishing a Safe and Productive Classroom Climate. Myrna D. Cohen, University of Houston-Downtown; Viola Garcia, University of Houston-Downtown. COMPETENCY 6. Managing Middle School and High School Classrooms. Terry Brandt, University of St. Thomas-Houston. DOMAIN III - IMPLEMENTING EFFECTIVE, RESPONSIVE INSTRUCTION AND ASSESSMENT. COMPETENCY 7. Strategies for Effective Communication. Myrna D. Cohen, University of Houston-Downtown. COMPETENCY 8. Actively Engaging Middle School and High School Students in Learning. Janice L. Nath, University of Houston-Downtown; Sandy Cmajdalka, University of Houston-Downtown; Leigh Van Horn, University of Houston-Downtown. COMPETENCY 9. Using Technology in the Middle School and High School Classroom. Irene Chen, University of Houston-Downtown; Janice L. Nath, University of Houston-Downtown; Mary E. Parker, West Texas A and M University. COMPETENCY 10. Using a Variety of Appropriate Assessment Techniques to Provide Feedback and Monitor Student Learning. Pam Lindsey, Tarleton State University. DOMAIN IV - FULFILLING PROFESSIONAL ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. COMPETENCY 11. Interacting and Communicating with Families of Older Students. JoAnn Engelbrecht, Texas Woman's University; Lillian Chenoweth, Texas Woman's University; Jennifer L. Martin, Texas Woman's University. COMPETENCY 12. Professional Roles and Responsibilities. Donna Cunningham, Texas Woman's University; Lu Stephens, Texas Woman's University. COMPETENCY 13. Legal and Ethical Requirements for Middle School and High School Teachers. Gary R. Clay, Houston Baptist University. COMPETENCY 14. STUDY AND TEST-TAKING SKILLS: PREPARING FOR AND TAKING THE TEST. Janice L. Nath, University of Houston-Downtown; Cynthia G. Henry, formerly of University of Houston. Index.

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