Becoming a Teacher in Texas: A Course of Study for the Professional Development ExCET / Edition 1

Becoming a Teacher in Texas: A Course of Study for the Professional Development ExCET / Edition 1

by Cynthia Gift Henry, Janice L. Nath, Janice L. Nath
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534557147

ISBN-13: 9780534557140

Pub. Date: 11/30/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

BECOMING A TEACHER IN TEXAS is designed to offer a broad overview of the knowledge and skills required to pass the ExCET exam for Professional Development. The Professional Development portion of the ExCET exam is mandatory for all persons seeking teacher certification in the state of Texas. BECOMING A TEACHER IN TEXAS is the only textbook providing quality

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BECOMING A TEACHER IN TEXAS is designed to offer a broad overview of the knowledge and skills required to pass the ExCET exam for Professional Development. The Professional Development portion of the ExCET exam is mandatory for all persons seeking teacher certification in the state of Texas. BECOMING A TEACHER IN TEXAS is the only textbook providing quality information in a concise and comprehensible manner to prepare soon-to-be-teachers for the ExCET exam. It can be used as a supplemental or main text for a variety of teacher education courses, such as Educational Psychology, Introduction to Education, General Teaching Methods, or the student teaching practicum. Additionally, all authors of the text are education professors from many teacher preparation programs throughout Texas, including Texas A&M University, University of Houston, and the University of Texas system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534557140
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/30/2000
Series:
TEACH CERT
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

DOMAIN ONE: UNDERSTANDING LEARNERS. 1. Understanding Human Development. 2. Considering Environmental Factors that Affect Learning. 3. Appreciating Human Diversity. 4. Understanding How Learning Occurs. 5. Motivating Students. DOMAIN TWO: ENHANCING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT. 6. Planning and Designing Instruction. 7. Verbal, Nonverbal, and Media Communication Techniques. 8. Instructional Strategies and Roles. 9. Instructional Materials and Resources. 10. Formal and Informal Assessment. 11. Managing the Classroom Environment. DOMAIN THREE: UNDERSTANDING THE TEACHING ENVIRONMENT. 12. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner. 13. Home-School Relationships. 14. School and Community Connections. 15. Teaching in Texas. 16. Preparing for and Taking the Professional Development ExCET Test. Name Index. Subject Index.

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