School: An Introduction to Education / Edition 3

School: An Introduction to Education / Edition 3

by Edward S. Ebert, Richard C. Culyer
     
 

Learn what it takes to be an effective professional teacher with SCHOOL: AN INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION, Third Edition. Standards developed by the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) state that teachers are expected to be reflective, knowledgeable, highly skilled, and creative professionals who are lifelong learners. With this book,

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Learn what it takes to be an effective professional teacher with SCHOOL: AN INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION, Third Edition. Standards developed by the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) state that teachers are expected to be reflective, knowledgeable, highly skilled, and creative professionals who are lifelong learners. With this book, authors Edward Ebert and Richard Culyer have developed a compelling and timely approach that gives you a thorough overview of what it means to be a successful teacher. Through first-person accounts and helpful strategies from prominent educators and in-service teachers, plus TeachSource Videos and activities linked to InTASC standards, you'll gain insight into the realities of being a teacher in today's rapidly changing society. The result is a book that will empower you as a pre-professional and, ultimately, as an instructional leader. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133600466
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
150,651
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THE PROFESSION. 1. The Teacher. 2. The Strategic Nature of Teaching. 3. Student Diversity. 4. Becoming a Teacher. Part II: CURRICULUM, MANAGEMENT, AND ASSESSMENT. 5. Understanding Curriculum and Academic Standards. 6. Pragmatics: Assessment and Classroom Management. Part III: THE INSTITUTION OF EDUCATION. 7. A History of American Education. 8. Philosophy and Education. 9. Ethics in Education and Matters of Law. 10. Education: Purpose, Organization, Governance, and Funding. Part IV: CHALLENGES FACING SCHOOLS TODAY AND TOMORROW. 11. Social Issues Affecting Students and Schools. 12. Reform Efforts and the Professional Educator. 13. How Technology Is Shaping the Classroom of Today and Tomorrow.

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