Teachers, Schools, and Society: Seventh Edition / Edition 7 by Myra P. Sadker, David M. Sadker, David Miller Sadker, David M. Sadker | | 9780072985542 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Teachers, Schools, and Society: Seventh Edition / Edition 7

Teachers, Schools, and Society: Seventh Edition / Edition 7

by Myra P. Sadker, David M. Sadker, David Miller Sadker, David M. Sadker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072985542

ISBN-13: 9780072985542

Pub. Date: 04/28/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The most reader friendly text in its field, the seventh edition presents a comprehensive overview of education in America. It provides in-depth commentary on educational history, philosophy, and governance, while giving special attention to current critical topics such as student diversity, standards and testing.

Overview

The most reader friendly text in its field, the seventh edition presents a comprehensive overview of education in America. It provides in-depth commentary on educational history, philosophy, and governance, while giving special attention to current critical topics such as student diversity, standards and testing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072985542
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: Teachers and Students

Chapter 1: Becoming a Teacher

Chapter 2: Student Diversity

Chapter 3: Teacher Effectiveness

RAP Introduction

PART II: Schools and Curriculum

Chapter 4: Schools: Choices and Challenges

Chapter 5: Life in Schools

Chapter 6: What Students are Taught in Schools

Chapter 7: Standards, Testing and Controversy Over Who Controls the Curriculum

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PART III: Foundations

Chapter 8: The History of American Education

Chapter 9: Philosophy of Education

Chapter 10: Financing and Governing America's Schools

Chapter 11: School Law and Ethics

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PART IV: Tomorrow

Chapter 12: The Struggle for Educational Opportunity

Chapter 13: Technology in Education

Chapter 14: Your First Classroom

Chapter 15: Q and A Guide to Entering the Teaching Profession

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Appendixes

1: Praxis Teacher Competency Exams and Sample Test Questions

2: State Offices for Teacher Certification and Licensure

3: A Summary of Selected Reports on Education Reform

Glossary

Notes

Credits

Index

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