Those Who Can, Teach / Edition 12

Those Who Can, Teach / Edition 12

ISBN-10:
0547204884
ISBN-13:
9780547204888
Pub. Date:
12/11/2008
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Overview

Those Who Can, Teach / Edition 12

As the bestseller in the introductory education market, Those Who Can, Teach is a current, dynamic, reader-friendly text that helps students make informed decisions about entering teacher education programs.

The text uses multiple sources to provide high interactivity, while the authors' direct, conversational voice invites students to reflect on the problems and satisfactions of teaching. The Ninth Edition delves deeply into national, state, and local educational policies to familiarize teachers with the impact that policy will have on their everyday lives in classrooms.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547204888
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/11/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 608
Sales rank: 785,306
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 2.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. So Let's Get Started. Part I: SCHOOL AND STUDENTS. 1. Why Teach? 2. What Is a School and What Is It For? 3. Who Are Today's Students in a Diverse Society? 4. What Social Problems Affect Today's Students? 5. What Is Taught? Part II: TEACHERS. 6. What Makes a Teacher Effective? 7. What Should Teachers Know about Technology and Its Impact on Schools? 8. What Are the Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Teachers? Part III: FOUNDATIONS AND THE FUTURE. 9. What Are the Philosophical Foundations of American Education? 10. What Is the History of America's Struggle for Educational Opportunity? 11. How Are Schools Governed, Influenced, and Financed? 12. How Should Education Be Reformed? Part IV: THE TEACHING PROFESSION. 13. What Are Your Job Options in Education? 14. What Can the New Teacher Expect? 15. What Does It Mean to Be a Professional? Before You Close the Book. Appendix. Endnotes. Glossary. Index.

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