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Introduction to Teaching: Becoming a Professional / Edition 3
     

Introduction to Teaching: Becoming a Professional / Edition 3

by Donald P. Kauchak, Paul D. Eggen
 

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ISBN-10: 0131994557

ISBN-13: 9780131994553

Pub. Date: 03/16/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This best-selling case-based text, Introduction to Teaching: Becoming a Professional, provide tomorrow's teachers with a deeper understanding of and better preparation for the teaching profession by weaving in three themes central to teaching today–professionalism, diversity, and reform. Two central questions frame the text: “Do I want

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This best-selling case-based text, Introduction to Teaching: Becoming a Professional, provide tomorrow's teachers with a deeper understanding of and better preparation for the teaching profession by weaving in three themes central to teaching today–professionalism, diversity, and reform. Two central questions frame the text: “Do I want to be a teacher?” and “What kind of teacher do I want to become?”. The fourth edition has been revised to provide you with a more engaging experience as you consider if you want to be a teacher and what kind of teacher you want to become. Captivating classroom-based cases and interactive features will help you reflect on your responses to topics such as the implications of increasingly diverse classrooms, the assessment and standards-driven educational climate, and more. A revoluationary new online component, MyEducationLab, provides you with interactive self-assessments and video-based activities. To order this book WITHOUT MyEducationLab use this ISBN: 9780137012329. To order this book WITH MyEducationLab use this ISBN: 9780131381278. Click here to learn more about MyEducationLab.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131994553
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/16/2007
Series:
Alternative eText Formats Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
8.22(w) x 10.58(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Teaching, 4e Table of Contents

Part I The Teaching Profession

Chapter 1 Do I Want to Be a Teacher?

Chapter 2 Developing as a Professional

Part II Students

Chapter 3 Changes in American Society: Their Influences on Today’s Students

Chapter 4 Student Diversity: Culture, Language, and Gender

Chapter 5 Student Diversity: Development, Ability, and Exceptionalities

Part III Foundations

Chapter 6 Education in the United States: Its Historical Roots

Chapter 7 Educational Philosophy: The Intellectual Foundations of American

Education

Chapter 8 The Organization of American Schools

Chapter 9 Governance and Finance: Regulating and Funding Schools

Chapter 10 School Law: Ethical and Legal Influences on Teaching

Part IV Teaching

Chapter 11 The School Curriculum in an Era of Standards and Accountability

Chapter 12 Creating Productive Learning Environments: Classroom Management

Chapter 13 Instruction in Today’s Schools

Chapter 14 Assessment, Standards, and Accountability

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