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The new Sixteenth Edition of this classic text presents a broad introduction to the foundations of education through discussion of theory and practice in such areas as advocacy; legislation; and the current social, political, and economic climate. In it, teachers gain a realistic perspective and approach to their work. Current, thoughtful, and completely up-to-date, Foundations of American Education presents a comprehensive look at the fast-paced world of information and the underlying constructs influencing today’s schools. The book includes comprehensive coverage of recent trends and issues in schools, the emergence of Common Core State Standards, RTI, and the continuing emphasis on assessment. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133394726
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/13/2013
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Part I - The Teaching Profession

Ch. 1 - Teaching in a Challenging World

Part II - Historical Foundations of Education

Ch. 2 - The Early History of Education in a Changing World

Ch. 3 - Historical Perspectives of Education

Part III - Philosophical Foundations of Education

Ch. 4 - Philosophy: Reflections on the Essence of Education

Ch. 5 - Building an Educational Philosophy in a Changing World

Part IV - Sociological Foundations of Education

Ch. 6 - The Place of Schools in Society

Ch. 7 - Diversity in Society and Schools

Ch. 8 - Students and Their Families

Part V - Governance, Organization, and Legal Foundations of Education

Ch. 9 - Organizing and Paying for Education

Ch. 10 - Legal Perspectives on Education

Part VI - Curricular Foundations of Education

Ch. 11 - Standards, Assessment, and Accountability

Ch. 12 - Designing Programs for Learners in Challenging Times: Curriculum and Instruction

Ch. 13 - Becoming an Effective Teacher in a Challegning World

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