Teaching in America / Edition 4

Teaching in America / Edition 4

by George S. Morrison
     
 

This textbook explores the teaching profession, the role of schools in the larger society, the challenges of teaching diverse students and dealing with parents, and the historical and philosophical roots of public education in America. The fourth edition examines the impact of the No Child Left Behind act on schools and teachers. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc.,… See more details below

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This textbook explores the teaching profession, the role of schools in the larger society, the challenges of teaching diverse students and dealing with parents, and the historical and philosophical roots of public education in America. The fourth edition examines the impact of the No Child Left Behind act on schools and teachers. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205453740
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
03/25/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1What Being a Teacher Means3
Ch. 2Teaching as a Profession43
Ch. 3How Schools Are Organized and Linked to Society87
Ch. 4Teaching and Learning in Multicultural/Multilingual Schools125
Ch. 5Teaching Students with Special Needs and Students at Risk165
Ch. 6Partners in Teaching: Families and the Community203
Ch. 7Political and Economic Influences on American Education239
Ch. 8The Legal Basis for Education and School Law283
Ch. 9Historical Influences on Teaching and Learning in America329
Ch. 10Philosophies of Education and Teaching373
Ch. 11Theories of Learning411
Ch. 12Curriculum and Instruction447
Ch. 13Your First Year as a Teacher481

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