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|Ch. 1||What Being a Teacher Means||3|
|Ch. 2||Teaching as a Profession||43|
|Ch. 3||How Schools Are Organized and Linked to Society||87|
|Ch. 4||Teaching and Learning in Multicultural/Multilingual Schools||125|
|Ch. 5||Teaching Students with Special Needs and Students at Risk||165|
|Ch. 6||Partners in Teaching: Families and the Community||203|
|Ch. 7||Political and Economic Influences on American Education||239|
|Ch. 8||The Legal Basis for Education and School Law||283|
|Ch. 9||Historical Influences on Teaching and Learning in America||329|
|Ch. 10||Philosophies of Education and Teaching||373|
|Ch. 11||Theories of Learning||411|
|Ch. 12||Curriculum and Instruction||447|
|Ch. 13||Your First Year as a Teacher||481|