Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching: Planning for Competence / Edition 5

Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching: Planning for Competence / Edition 5

by Richard D. Kellough, Patricia Roberts
     
 

A Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching is a practical, comprehensive, and concise methods text designed to engage readers in "hands-on" and "minds-on" learning about effective teaching.

Features new to the fifth edition include:

  • Sample projects and resources for service learning that reflect national efforts to help children

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Overview

A Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching is a practical, comprehensive, and concise methods text designed to engage readers in "hands-on" and "minds-on" learning about effective teaching.

Features new to the fifth edition include:

  • Sample projects and resources for service learning that reflect national efforts to help children connect academic learning, personal growth, and a sense of civic responsibility
  • A new chapter on elementary school children, their development and their diversity, and specific strategies for working with them
  • Instructional scenarios and classroom vignettes that serve as additional springboards for thinking and class discussion
  • A companion website at www.prenhall.com/kellough

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130278449
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
445
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IOrientation to Elementary School Teaching and Learning1
Ch. 1What Do I Need to Know About Today's Elementary Schools?3
Ch. 2What Do I Need to Know About Elementary School Children: The Nature of the Challenge?31
Ch. 3What Are the Expectations, Responsibilities, and Facilitating Behaviors of a Classroom Teacher?59
Ch. 4What Do I Need to Know to Establish and Maintain an Effective, Safe, and Supportive Classroom Learning Environment?91
Pt. IIPlanning for Instruction137
Ch. 5Why Should I Plan and How Is Curriculum Content Selected?139
Ch. 6How Do I Prepare an Instructional Plan and Daily Lessons?187
Pt. IIIStrategies, Aids, Media, and Resources for Effective Instruction237
Ch. 7What Do I Need to Know to Effectively Use Questioning as an Instructional Tool?239
Ch. 8What Guidelines Are Available for My Use of Grouping and Assignments to Promote Positive Interaction and Quality Learning?267
Ch. 9What Guidelines Are Available for My Use of Teacher Talk, Demonstrations, Thinking, Inquiry, and Games?298
Ch. 10What Guidelines Are Available for My Use of Aids and Media Resources?324
Pt. IVAssessment and Professional Development351
Ch. 11How Do I Assess and Report Student Achievement?353
Ch. 12How Can I Assess My Teaching Effectiveness and Continue My Professional Development?396
Glossary429
Index of Children's Books, Authors, and Illustrators435
Name Index437
Subject Index441

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