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The Act of Teaching with  PowerWeb: Education,9780072829457

The Act of Teaching with PowerWeb: Education

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9780072829457

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0072829451
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Pub. Date:
7/18/2002
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This third edition presents a detailed description of how to successfully pursue a career in teaching. It emphasizes various aspects of the educational process, such as teaching diverse children, planning instruction, different methods of teaching, evaluating student learning, and managing a classroom. In addition to providing comprehensive, research-based current coverage of what beginning teachers should know and be able to do, the text provides numerous participatory activities including reflective questions, Issues and Problems for Discussion, and Theory Into Action activities.

Table of Contents

The Act of Teaching, Third Edition

PART ONE: THE BACKDROP OF TEACHING

Chapter 1: Factors that Influence How We Teach

Chapter 2: The Challenge of Teaching in a Changing Society

Chapter 3: Teaching Diverse Students

Chapter 4: Three Schools of Thought About Learning and Teaching

Chapter 5: Getting to Know Your Students and Motivating Them to Learn

PART TWO: THE ACT OF TEACHING

Chapter 6: Planning Instruction

Chapter 7: Four Instructional Alternatives: Presentation, Discussion, Independent Study, and Individualized Instruction

Chapter 8: Four More Instructional Alternatives: Cooperative Learning, Discovery Learning, Constructivism, and Direct Instruction

Chapter 9: Evaluating Students’ Learning

Chapter 10: Reflecting on Teaching

PART THREE: THE EFFECTIVE TEACHER

Chapter 11: Effective Teachers: Personal Attributes and Characteristics

Chapter 12: Effective Teachers: Professional Skills and Abilities

Chapter 13: How the Effective Teacher Manages the Classroom

Chapter 14: Challenges Classroom Teachers Face

PART 4: PRACTICE TEACHING MANUAL

Unit 1 Microteaching: Practicing Critical Teaching Skills

Unit 2 Reflective Teaching: Practicing Being a Thoughtful Practitioner

Unit 3 Room 221: A Simulation: Solving Classroom Problems

Appendix: How the Act of Teaching Meets the Requirements of Praxis III

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