Part I: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHING AND LEARNING
Chapter 1: What Do I Need to Know about Today’s Elementary Schools?
Chapter 2: The Nature of the Challenge: What Do I Need to Know about Elementary Learners?
Chapter 3: What Are the Expectations, Responsibilities, and Facilitating Behaviors of a Classroom Teacher?
Chapter 4: What Do I Need to Know to Manage an Effective and Safe Learning Environment?
Part II: PLANNING FOR CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Chapter 5: How Do I Plan and Select Content?
Chapter 6: How Do I Assess, Use, and Report Student Achievement?
Chapter 7: How Do I Prepare Activities, Lessons, and Units?
PART III: EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTION, TEACHER ASSESSMENT, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 8: What Do I Need to Know to Use Teacher Talk and Questioning as Effective Instructional Tools?
Chapter 9: What Guidelines Assist My Use of Demonstrations, Thinking, Inquiry Learning, and Games?
Chapter 10: What Guidelines Assist My Use of Groupings and Assignments to Promote Positive Interaction and Quality Learning?
Chapter 11: How May I Assess My Teaching Effectiveness and Continue My Professional Development?
Appendix A: Teacher Tests Study Guide: Hints for Short-Answer Response Questions
Appendix B: Self-Check Reflection Guide: Mid-Point and Final
Children’s Literature Index
Subject Index With Target Topics for Teacher Tests