MyCompLab NEW with Pearson eText Student Access Code Card for The Brief Penguin Handbook with Exercises (Standalone) / Edition 4by Lester B. Faigley, Harold W. Collins, Victor L. Dupis, John H. Johansen
Pub. Date: 01/12/2011
Keeping pace with current issues and professional requirements, such as standards and teacher certification, this classic text offers solid coverage of the foundations of education. This best-selling text by respected authorities in their fields continues to develop successful teachers by providing a broad introduction to the foundations of education through interesting and current discussions of theory and practice. The book offers a thorough overview of the historical, legal, philosophical, social, and practical aspects of American education. The thirteenth edition includes features dedicated to classroom observation, INTASC standards, and teacher certification. Pre-service and in-service teachers.
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Table of Contents
All chapters conclude with “Summary,” “Discussion Questions,” “Journal Entries,” “Portfolio Development,” “School-Based Experiences,” “Web Sites,” “Notes,” and “Bibliography.”
I. THE PROFESSION OF TEACHING.
Viewing Education Through Professional Lenses.
1. Teaching as a Profession
Education Headlines: No Crisis, But Trouble on the Way.
Teaching as a Profession.
Debate: Should Nationally Certified Teachers Be Paid More?
Professional Dilemma: Who Is Cheating Now?
Relevant Research: Making Meaning of the Portfolio.
Global Perspective: Education International.
Challenges Affecting Teachers.
Beginning and Continuing a Teaching Career.
II. SCHOOL AND SOCIETY.
Viewing Education Through Sociological Lenses.
2. Diversity in Society.
Education Headlines: Little Newcomers in a Strange Land.
Culture and Society.
Diversity and Education.
Ethnicity and Race.
Relevant Research: Development of Racial and Gender Identity.
Global Perspective: Poverty, Illiteracy, and School Attendance in China.
Professional Dilemma: Communicating with Parents of English Language Learners.
Debate: Are Too Many Kids Labeled Gifted?
3. Schools Facing Social Challenges.
EducationHeadlines: Racial Gap in Schools Splits a Town Proud of Diversity.
Groups in Society.
Democracy and Schooling.
Debate: Can Retention Be Good for a Student?
Global Perspectives: Universal Values.
4. Education That Is Multicultural.
Education Headlines: Internet at School Is Changing Work of Students and Teachers.
Global Perspectives: Antiracist and Multicultural Education.
Culture of the School.
Culturally Relevant Teaching.
Debate: Should We Correct Students' Grammar All the Time, Every Time?
Relevant Research: Boys and Girls in Performance-Based Science Classrooms.
Teachers as Social Activists.
Professional Dilemma: Harassment in Schools.
III. GOVERNANCE AND SUPPORT OF AMERICAN EDUCATION.
Viewing Education through Organizational Lenses.
5. Organizing and Paying for American Education.
Education Headlines: Study: School Choice Popular; Academic Results Are Unclear.
The Structure of the American Education System.
The Financing of Education: Sources of Funds and The Move from Equity to Adequacy.
Relevant Research: Reform of School Finance in Michigan.
Debate: Has Student Fundraising Gone Too Far?
Global Perspectives: International Comparisons in Spending for Schools.
6. Legal Foundations of Education.
Education Headlines: Prayers Are Heard at Football Games Despite Ruling.
Legal Aspects of Education.
Professional Dilemma: What Will You Do If a Child in Your Classroom Has AIDS?
Teachers' Rights and Responsibilities.
Students' Rights and Responsibilities.
Debate: Should Teachers and Support Staff Be Able to Suspend Students?
Relevant Research: Zero Tolerance, Zero Sense.
Global Perspectives: Legal Aspects of Education in Other Countries.
IV. HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION: VIEWING EDUCATION THROUGH HISTORICAL LENSES.
7. Antecedents of American Education.
Education Headlines: Quintilian Defines “An Ideal Teacher.”
The Beginnings of Education (to A. D. 476).
Global Perspectives: Educational Ideas Borrowed from Around the World.
Relevant Research: School Violence.
Education in the Middle Ages (476-1300).
Professional Dilemma: Can Knowledge of History Help to Improve Multicultural Education?
Education in Transition (1300-1700).
Modern Period (1700-Present).
Debate: Should Kids Read Goosebumps?
8. The Role of Education in the Developing Nation.
Education Headlines: Why Study History?
Providing Education in the New World.
Global Perspectives: Educational Transplantation from Europe.
Relevant Research: Critiquing Historical Sources.
Global Perspectives: European Beginnings of Teacher Training.
Debate: Should NEA Affiliates Help Get Rid of Bad Teachers?
Education for Special Populations.
Global Perspectives: Maria Montessori.
Professional Dilemma: Can a Teacher both Defend and Criticize Past and Present Schools?
9. Using Recent History to Improve Student Learning.
Education Headlines: Is History Knowable?
More Students and Bigger Schools.
Debate: Should Seat Belts Be Mandatory on School Buses?
Relevant Research: Student Homework.
A Developing Profession.
Global Perspectives: Jean Piaget.
Professional Dilemma: How Can the Busy Teacher Keep Up with Historical and Contemporary Research?
Global Perspectives: Educators' Worldwide Responsibility.
V. PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION.
Viewing Education through Philosophical Lenses.
10. Philosophy: The Passion to Understand.
Education Headlines: The Cheating Game.
Structure and Methodology of Philosophy.
Professional Dilemma: Should Ethics Be Taught in Public Schools?
Schools of Philosophy and Their Influence in Education.
Relevant Research: Teaching for Critical Thinking.
Debate: Should Schools Sell Cola Companies Exclusive Rights?
Global Perspectives: The Fabric of Eastern Ways of Knowing.
11. Educational Theory in American Schools: Philosophy in Action.
Education Headlines: A Wake Up Call.
Authoritarian Educational Theories.
Debate: Should Today's Education Be Relevant to Tomorrow's Job Market?
Nonauthoritarian Educational Theories.
Professional Dilemma: Homogeneous or Heterogeneous Ability Grouping?
Relevant Research: Developing Authentic Assessments.
Global Perspectives: Looking Beyond the Boundaries.
12. Building an Educational Philosophy.
Education Headlines: Authors Add Character to Curriculum.
Using Philosophy in the Classroom.
Debate: Is Environmental Education Scaring Our Kids to Death?
Relevant Research: The Three C's of Safe Schools: Cooperation, Conflict Resolution, and Civic Values.
Professional Dilemma: Should You Use Authentic Assessment to Grade Students?
Using Philosophy Beyond the Classroom.
Global Perspectives: The World as Classroom.
VI. STUDENT PROGRAMS, TEACHER PRACTICES, AND STANDARDS-BASED EDUCATION AND ASSESSMENT.
Viewing Education through Program Development Lenses.
13. Designing Programs for Learners.
Education Headlines: Charter Schools Working Together.
Types of Curriculum Design.
Students Served by the Curriculum.
Purposes of Curriculum.
Alternative Curriculum Programs.
Debate: Are Charter Schools Eroding Support for Public Schools?
Relevant Research: Do Magnet Schools Boost Achievement?
Global Perspectives: Schools of Reconciliation in Northern Ireland.
Professional Dilemma: “I've Been There, Seen That, Done That Before.”
14. Providing Instruction.
Education Headlines: Program Recognizes Teachers' Extra Efforts.
Organizing Teachers for Instruction.
Global Perspectives: German Education.
Relevant Research: Block Scheduling Can Enhance School Climate.
Professional Dilemma: Adjusting the Attitude of Learners.
Models of Learning.
Debate: Should School Computer Labs Be Phased Out?
15. Standards-Based Education and Assessment.
Education Headlines: High Stakes Testing: They're Here and They're Not Going Away.
Global Perspectives: Australia Is Exploring a New Approach to Education Reform.
The Changing Face of Assessment.
Relevant Research: A Case Study of Alternative Assessment: Student, Teacher, and Observer Perceptions in a Ninth Grade Biology Classroom.
Professional Dilemma: What Is the Proper Way to Prepare for High Stakes, State-Mandated Tests?
Bringing Standards to the Classroom: A True Story.
Epilogue: Education in the 21st Century.
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