Educational Foundations / Edition 2

Educational Foundations / Edition 2

by Leslie Kaplan, William Owings, Robert J. Marzano
     
 


EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS, Second Edition, explains today's schools for those who are trying to picture themselves within the education profession. The book makes educational foundations topics relevant and personally meaningful to both young learners and mature adult learners-while also offering the comprehensive scope, scholarly depth, and conceptual analysis of… See more details below

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EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS, Second Edition, explains today's schools for those who are trying to picture themselves within the education profession. The book makes educational foundations topics relevant and personally meaningful to both young learners and mature adult learners-while also offering the comprehensive scope, scholarly depth, and conceptual analysis of contemporary issues that will help readers understand the field and transition smoothly into their career. This new edition includes a greater emphasis on InTASC and Common Core State Standards, and incorporates a number of new features that enable readers to gain a realistic and insightful perspective of the education profession.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133603092
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: PROFESSIONAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS. 1. So You Want to Be a Teacher? 2. Teaching as a Profession. 3. Philosophy of Education. Part II: HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS. 4. The History of American Public Education. 5. Education Reform: 1900 to Today. Part III: SOCIAL FOUNDATIONS. 6. Competing Goals of Public Education. 7. Cultural, Social and Educational Causes of the Achievement Gap and How to Fix It. 8. Diversity and Cultural Assets in Education. Part IV: LEGAL, POLITICAL, AND FISCAL FOUNDATIONS. 9. Teachers, Ethics, and the Law. 10. School Governance and Structure. 11. School Finance Part V: CURRICULAR AND INSTRUCTIONAL FOUNDATIONS. 12. Curriculum. 13. Instruction. 14. Standards, Achievement, and Accountability. 15. Best Practices for Effective Schools.

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