Classroom Teaching Skills / Edition 9

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Overview

Classroom Teaching Skills helps beginning teachers apply theory to practice. The text approaches the teacher as a reflective decision maker one who makes planning, implementation, evaluation, and management decisions as part of the instructional role.

Each chapter addresses a specific teaching skill, the theories behind it, and practice situations in which it can be applied. The Seventh Edition emphasizes Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) core standards by highlighting how the skills and objectives in each chapter correlate to specific standards.

  • New! The Seventh Edition features new chapter on differentiating instruction by the nation's foremost expert, Carol Ann Tomlinson.
  • New! The new edition features an increased emphasis on standards in response to the growing emphasis on standards for teacher education. The authors have identified the particular INTASC core standards that are addressed in each chapter and correlated them to each chapter's objectives.
  • New! There is an increased focus on the use of technology, including screening and selecting many Web resources relevant to specific teaching skills. Chapter 7, Technology for Teaching and Learning with Understanding, has also been thoroughly updated.
  • New! The new edition expands on the Teacher Reflection Concept, which explores the relationship of teacher reflection and decision making.
  • New! Charlotte Danielson's Popular Framework for Teaching is discussed in Chapter One, and the new edition addresses the four domains of her framework.
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"This textbook, written by many distinguished authors, focuses on teaching for student learning with an array of strategies and background information for different types of learners. The video cases are essential for students to see strategies and results in action."

"[This book is] very well written, includes excellent topics of and for discussion, allows students insight into the profession, and is overall an excellent text."

"The content of this book puts theory into practice. The authors provide sound activities to assess understanding and application of the theories in the field."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495812432
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: What's New in Education Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 520,004
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

James M. Cooper is Professor Emeritus from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, where he served as Commonwealth Professor of Education (1984-2004) and Dean of the School (1984-1994). As Dean of the Curry School of Education, he led the initiative to restructure the teacher education program, moving to an innovative five-year program that integrates the study of arts and sciences, professional education, and field experiences. In addition, he has authored, co-authored, or edited over 60 book chapters, journal articles, monographs, and books, including TEACHING FOR STUDENT LEARNING: BECOMING A MASTER TEACHER (with Kevin Ryan, © 2012, Cengage); THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH, 14th Edition (with Kevin Ryan and Cheryl Bolick, © 2016, Cengage); KALEIDOSCOPE: CONTEMPORARY AND CLASSIC READINGS IN EDUCATION, 13th Edition (with Kevin Ryan, © 2012, Cengage), and CLASSROOM TEACHING SKILLS (©2014, Cengage), for which he served as editor and one of the authors. He is also series editor of the Educator's Guide series (Cengage). His books and articles address the areas of teacher education, supervision of teachers, case studies in teacher education, and technology and teacher education. Cooper has also received many honors, including a Fulbright-Hays Award for Lecturing in Portugal and recognition as one of the nation's Distinguished Teacher Educators from the Association of Teacher Educators.

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Table of Contents

Preface. Using the Book. About the Authors. 1. The Effective Teacher—by James M. Cooper. 2. Instructional Objectives—by Terry D. TenBrink. 3. Instructional Planning—by Greta Morine-Dershimer. 4. Involving Students in Learning—by Robert Shostack. 5. Questioning Skills—by David Sadker, Karen Zittleman, and Myra Sadker. 6. Differentiating Instruction for Academic Diversity—by Carol Ann Tomlinson. 7. Culturally Responsive Teaching—by Jason Irizarry. 8. Classroom Management—by Carol Weinstein and Wilford A. Weber. 9. Cooperative Learning—by Mary S. Leighton. 10. Assessment—Terry D. TenBrink. Answer Keys. InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards.

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