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Your Introduction to Education: Explorations in Teaching, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card / Edition 3

Your Introduction to Education: Explorations in Teaching, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card / Edition 3

by Sara D. Powell

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ISBN-13: 9780133824643
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/02/2014
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 1,209,425
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.05(d)

About the Author

Sara Davis Powell has been a classroom teacher of children, adolescents, and adults for four decades, in elementary, middle, and high schools, and in college undergraduate and graduate programs. She currently is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Education at Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina and is active in the American Educational Research Association, the Association for Middle Level Education, ASCD Learn. Teach. Lead., and Kappa Delta Pi. In addition to being a frequent conference speaker and facilitator of professional development for K-12 schools, she has authored many articles and several books including the college text Introduction to Middle Level Education (Pearson, 3e, 2015). Sara is the mother of four grown sons and lives with her husband Rus in a cottage on the Catawba River.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Teachers, Students, and Schools

1. Teachers and the Teaching Profession

2. Student Similarities and Differences

3. Schools

Part 2: The Work of Teachers

4. Curriculum, Assessment, and Accountability

5. The Science, Art, and Service of Teaching

6. Creating and Maintaining a Positive and Productive Learning Environment

Part 3: Foundations of Education

7. History of Education in the United States

8. Philosophical Foundations of Education in the United States

Part 4: Realities of Teaching and Learning

9. The Societal Context of Schooling in the United States

10. Ethical and Legal Issues in U.S. Schools

11. Governing and Financing Public Schools

12. Professionalism in Relationships, Reality, and Reform

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