9780131595521

Teaching Today : An Introduction to Education

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131595521

  • ISBN 10:

    0131595520

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/28/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

This interesting introduction to education and teaching uses a reader-engaging style to explore the full spectrum of the field. Using reality as a springboard, it offers many hands-on opportunities to reflect, to analyze, and to develop effective decision-making and leadership skills. The authors provide clear, research-based coverage of relevant topics that relate to the profession's social, historical and philosophical foundations; characteristics of learners; school reform and theories associated with instruction; management; and evaluation. It truly prepares readers to become altruistic, innovative teachers in a climate of constant change.Chapter topics include becoming a professional educator, legal issues affecting teachers, the diverse needs of a variety of learners, effective instruction, classroom management and discipline, assessing learning, influences on teachers and learners, and the influence of curriculum.For teachers in today's classrooms and the teachers of tomorrow.

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