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Becoming a Teacher,9780205268610

Becoming a Teacher

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9780205268610

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Pub. Date:
8/1/1997
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Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Summary

Aspiring teachers often have many questions about this career field that the are on the threshold of entering. This book presents and answers those questions in an easy-to-read format to help readers begin their journey of becoming a professional teacher. With contributions from high-performing teachers, readers are provided with practical advice for meeting the complex challenges of teaching. The book begins with a focus on teachers and teaching, helping readers determine if teaching is a good choice for them. It continues with discussion of the foundations of education (historical, social, cultural, etc.) and then moves to exploring student characteristics and the worlds of the classroom and the school. The book concludes by considering the trends that will impact the quest to become an effective teacher.

Table of Contents

Preface xv
Teaching: Your Chosen Profession
3(30)
Focus Questions
3(2)
Why Do You Want to Teach?
5(1)
Desire to Work with Children and Young People
5(1)
Keepers of the Dream
6(1)
Anne Sullivan Macy
Love of Teaching
6(1)
Love of Subject
7(1)
Love of the Teaching Life
7(1)
Love of the Teaching-Learning Process
7(1)
Influence of Teachers
7(1)
Desire to Serve
8(1)
Professional Reflection: Assessing Your Reasons for Choosing to Teach
8(1)
Practical Benefits of Teaching
9(3)
Salaries and Benefits
9(1)
Job Security and Status
10(2)
What Are the Challenges of Teaching?
12(1)
Classroom Management
12(1)
Social Problems that Impact Students
12(1)
Need for Family and Community Support
13(1)
Issues in Education
14(1)
Long Working Hours and Job Stress
15(1)
Gaining Professional Empowerment
16(1)
What Is Teaching Really Like?
16(7)
The Unpredictability of Outcomes
17(1)
Students' Responses
17(1)
Results in the Future
18(1)
The Difficulty of Measurement
19(1)
The Need for Teacher-Student Partnership
19(1)
The Impact of the Teachers' Attitudes
20(1)
The Drama and Immediacy of Teaching
21(1)
The Uniqueness of the Teaching Experience
22(1)
What Does Society Expect of Teachers?
23(1)
The Public Trust
23(1)
Teacher Competency and Effectiveness
24(1)
Teacher Accountability
24(1)
How Do Good Teachers View Their Work?
25(1)
A Way of Being
25(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Characteristics of a Great Teacher
26(1)
A Creative Endeavor
27(1)
A Live Performance
27(1)
A Form of Empowerment
27(1)
An Opportunity to Serve
28(1)
As Keepers of the Dream
28(1)
Summary
28(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
30(1)
Applications and Activities
30(1)
Teacher's Journal
30(1)
Teacher's Database
30(1)
Observations and Interviews
31(1)
Professional Portfolio
31(2)
Learning to Teach
33(30)
Focus Questions
33(1)
What Essential Knowledge Do You Need to Teach?
34(1)
Self-Knowledge
34(1)
Knowledge of Students
35(1)
Professional Reflection: Inventorying Your Teaching Experiences
36(1)
Knowledge of Subject
36(1)
Knowledge of Methods for Applying Educational Theory and Research
37(1)
What Are Five Ways of Viewing the Teacher Knowledge Base?
38(1)
A Personal Development View
38(1)
Research-Based Competencies
39(1)
State Standards
39(1)
A Job-Analysis Approach
40(1)
Professional Views
40(1)
How Do Reforms in Teacher Education Affect You?
41(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Teaching as a Profession
42(1)
Increased Academic Preparation
43(1)
Expanded Role for Schools
43(1)
National Certification
43(1)
Keepers of the Dream
44(1)
Caroline Bitterwolf
How Can You Gain Practical Experience for Becoming a Teacher?
45(1)
Classroom observations
45(1)
Classroom Experiences
46(1)
Microteaching
46(1)
Simulations
46(1)
Video Cases
47(1)
practia
47(1)
Classroom Aides
47(1)
Student Teaching
47(2)
Student Teacher Journal Writing
48(1)
Reflective Teaching Logs
48(1)
Induction and Internship Programs
49(1)
School-Based Teacher Education
50(1)
Substitute Teaching
50(1)
How Can You Develop Your Teaching Portfolio?
51(1)
Porttolio Contents
52(1)
Using a Portfolio
52(1)
How Can You Establish Mentoring Relationship?
53(1)
What Opportunities for Continuing Professional Development Will You Have?
54(3)
Self-Assessment for Professional Growth
54(1)
Teacher Workshops
54(1)
Teacher Centers
55(1)
Professional Development Schools
56(1)
Supervision and Mentoring of Student Teachers
56(1)
Graduate Study
56(1)
Study on the Internet
56(1)
Issues in Education
57(1)
Summary
57(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
59(1)
Applications and Activities
59(1)
Teacher's Journal
59(1)
Teacher's Database
60(1)
Observations and Interviews
60(1)
Professional Portfolio
61(2)
Historical Foundations of American Education
63(34)
Focus Questions
63(1)
What Were the European Antecedents of American Education?
64(1)
Educationin Ancient Greece
65(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on History's Relevance for Teachers
66(2)
Socrates
67(1)
Plato and Aristotle
67(1)
Education in Ancient Rome
68(1)
From the Middle Ages to the Age of Enlightenment
68(1)
Educational Thought in Eighteenth-Century Europe
69(2)
What Were Teaching and Schools Like in the American Colonies (1620-1750)?
71(1)
The Status of Teachers
71(1)
Colonial Schools
71(2)
The Origins of Mandated Education
73(1)
Education for Africans and Indians
74(1)
What Were the Goals of Education during the Revolutionary Period (1750-1820)?
75(1)
Benjamin Franklin's Academy
75(1)
Education for Women
76(1)
Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy
76(1)
Noah Webster's Speller
76(1)
How Was the Struggle Won for State-Supported Common Schools (1820-1865)?
77(1)
Horace Mann's Contributions
77(1)
The Reformed School
77(1)
The Normal School
78(1)
Reverend McGuffey's Readers
78(1)
Justin Morrill's Land-Grant Schools
79(1)
How Did Compulsory Education Change the Schools and the Teaching Profession (1865-1920)?
79(1)
Higher Education for African Americans
80(1)
The Kindergarten
81(1)
The Professionalization of Teaching
81(1)
Professional Reflection: Reflecting on Changes in the Image of Teachers
82(1)
What Were the Aims of Education during the Progressive Era (1920-1945)?
83(1)
John Dewey's Laboratory School
83(1)
Maria Montessori's Method
84(1)
Education of Immigrants and Minorities
84(1)
How Did Education Change during the Modern Post-War Era (1945-1990)?
84(1)
The 1950s: Defense Education and School Desegregation
85(1)
Keepers of the Dream
86(1)
Mary McLeod Bethune
The 1960s: War on Poverty and the Great Society
87(1)
The 1970s: Accountability and Equal Opportunity
88(1)
The 1980s: A Great Debate
89(1)
The 1990s: Teacher Leadership
90(1)
Issues in Education
90(1)
Summary
91(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
93(1)
Applications and Activities
94(1)
Teacher's Journal
94(1)
Teacher's Database
94(1)
Observations and Interviews
95(1)
Professional Portfolio
95(2)
Schools and Society
97(34)
Focus Questions
97(1)
What Are the Aims of Education Today?
98(1)
Education for National Goals
99(1)
Education for Prosocial Values
100(1)
Education for Socialization
100(1)
Education for Achievement
100(1)
Education for Personal Growth
100(2)
Education for Social Change
102(1)
Issues in Education
102(1)
Education for Equal Educational Opportunity
103(1)
How Can Schools Be Described?
104(1)
Metaphors for Schools
104(1)
Schools and Social Class
104(1)
What Are Schools Like as Social Institutions?
105(2)
The School as a Reflection of Society
107(1)
Rural, Suburban, and Urban Schools
107(1)
Schools and Community Environments
107(1)
The Culture of the School
108(2)
The Physical Environment
108(1)
Formal Practices of Schools
109(1)
School Traditions
109(1)
The Culture of the Classroom
110(1)
What Characteristics Distinguish Successful Schools?
110(1)
Measures of Success
110(1)
Keepers of the Dream
111(1)
Kay Toliver
Research on School Effectiveness
112(1)
What Social Problems Affect Schools and Place Students at Risk?
113(1)
Identifying Students at Risk
113(2)
Children and Poverty
115(1)
Family Stress
115(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Teachers as Parents
116(1)
Substance Abuse
117(1)
Violence and Crime
118(2)
Professional Reflection: Analyzing Risk Factors Relating to Student Violence
120(1)
Teen Pregnancy
120(1)
Students with HIV/AIDS
121(1)
Suicide among Children and Youths
121(1)
What Are Schools Doing to Address Societal Problems?
122(1)
Intervention Programs
122(2)
Peer Counseling
122(1)
Full-Service Schools
123(1)
School-Based Interprofessional Case Management
123(1)
Compensatory Education
124(1)
Alternative Schools and Curricula
125(1)
Summary
125(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
127(1)
Applications and Activities
127(1)
Teacher's Journal
127(1)
Teacher's Database
127(1)
Observations and Interviews
128(1)
Professional Portfolio
129(2)
Philosophical Foundations of American Education
131(34)
Focus Questions
131(1)
What Determines Your Educational Philosophy?
132(1)
Beliefs about Teaching and Learning
133(1)
Beliefs about Students
134(1)
Beliefs about Knowledge
134(1)
Beliefs about What Is Worth Knowing
135(1)
What are the Branches of Philosophy?
135(1)
Metaphysics
136(1)
Issues in Education
136(1)
Epistemology
137(1)
Axiology
138(1)
Ethics
138(1)
Aesthetics
138(1)
Logic
139(1)
What Are Five Modern Philosophical Orientations to Teaching?
139(1)
Progressivism
140(2)
Progressive Strategies
140(1)
Portrait of a Progressive Teacher
141(1)
Perennialism
142(2)
Perennialist Educational Philosophers
143(1)
Portrait of a Perennialist Teacher
143(1)
Essentialism
144(2)
The Back-to-Basics Movement
145(1)
Portrait of an Essentialist Teacher
145(1)
Social Reconstructionism
146(1)
Social Reconstructionism and Progressivism
146(1)
Keepers of the Dream
147(1)
Paulo Freire
Portrait of a Social Reconstructionist Teacher
148(1)
Existentialism
148(2)
Two Existentialist Views
149(1)
Portrait of an Existentialist Teacher
149(1)
What Psychological Orientations Have Influenced Teaching Philosophies?
150(1)
Humanistic Psychology
150(1)
Behaviorism
151(2)
Founders of Behavioristic Psychology
151(2)
Portrait of a Behavioristic Teacher
153(1)
Constructivism
153(2)
How Can You Develop Your Educational Philosophy?
155(1)
Professional Reflection: Using a Philosophic Inventory
156(4)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Developing an Educational Philosophy
160(1)
Summary
161(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
162(1)
Applications and Activities
162(1)
Teacher's Journal
162(1)
Teacher's Database
162(1)
Observations and Interviews
162(1)
Pfofessional Portfolio
163(2)
Governance and Support of American Education
165(34)
Fcous Questions
165(1)
How Do Political Events Influence Education?
166(1)
What Is the Role of the Local Community is School Governance?
167(1)
Local School District
167(1)
School Board
168(1)
Keepers of the Dream
169(3)
Enest Boyer
Superintendent of Schools
172(1)
The Role of Parents
173(1)
School Restructuring
173(1)
School-Based Management
174(2)
What Powers and Influence Do States Have in Governing Schools?
176(1)
The Roles of State Government in Education
176(2)
The Legislature
176(2)
The Courts
178(1)
The Governor
178(1)
State Board of Education
178(1)
State Department of Education
179(1)
Chief State School Officer
180(1)
State Standards Boards
180(1)
What Assistance Do Regional Education Agencies Provide>
180
How Does the Federal Government Influence Education?
181(2)
The Impact of Presidential Policies
183(1)
U.S. Department of Education
183(1)
Professinal Reflection: Taking Perspectives on Federal versus State Roles in Education
184(1)
How Are Schools Financed in the United States?
184(1)
Local Funding
185(2)
State Funding
187(1)
Federal Funding
187(2)
What Are Some Trends in Funding for Equity and Excellence?
189(1)
Tax Reform and Redistricting
189(1)
Vertical Equity
190(1)
School Choice
190(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on School Funding
191(1)
Voucher Systems
192(1)
Issues in Education
192(1)
Corporate-Education Partnerships
193(1)
Summary
194(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
195(1)
Applications and Activities
196(1)
Teacher's Journal
196(1)
Teacher's Database
196(1)
Observations and Interviews
197(1)
Professioonal Portfolio
197(2)
Legal Concerns in American Education
199(38)
Focus Questions
199(2)
Why Do You Need a Professional Code of Ethics?
201(1)
Ethical Teaching Attitudes and Practices
201(1)
Ethical Dilemmas in Classroom and School
201(1)
What Are Your Legal Rights as a Teacher?
202(1)
Certification
202(1)
Teachers' Rights to Nondiscrimination
203(1)
Teaching Contracts
204(1)
Due Process in Tenure and Dismissal
204(2)
Academic Freedom
206(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Obligations Regarding Cirriculum
207(3)
Famous Cases
208(1)
States' Rights
209(1)
Professional Reflection: Evaluating Statements about Academic Freedom
210(1)
Do Student Teachers Have the Same Rights?
210(2)
What Are Your Legal Responsibilities as a Teacher?
212(1)
Avoiding Tort Liability
212(3)
Negligence
212(2)
Educational Malpractice
214(1)
Reporting Child Abuse
215(1)
Observing Copyright Laws
215(3)
Photocopies
215(1)
Videotapes
216(1)
Computer Software
217(1)
Electronic Mail and the Internet
218(1)
What Are the Legal Rights of Students and Parents?
218(1)
Freedom of Expression
218(2)
Censorship
218(2)
Dress Codes
220(1)
Issues in Education
220(1)
Due Process in Suspension and Expulsion
221(1)
Reasonable Search and Seizure
222(2)
Privacy
224(1)
Keepers of the Dream
225(1)
Marian Wright Edelman
Students' Rights to Nondiscrimination
226(1)
What Are Some Issues in the Legal Rights of School Districts?
227(1)
Corporal Punishment
227(1)
Sexual Harassment
228(2)
Religious Expression
230(1)
Home Schooling
231(1)
Summary
232(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
233(1)
Applications and Activities
234(1)
Teacher's Journal
234(1)
Teacher's Database
234(1)
Observations and Interviews
235(1)
Professional Portfolio
235(2)
Teaching Diverse Learners
237(38)
Focus Questions
237(1)
How Is Diversity Embedded in the American Way of Life?
238(1)
The Meaning of Culture
238(4)
Dimensions of Culture
239(1)
Cultural Identity
239(1)
Language and Culture
240(1)
The Concept of Multiculturalism
240(2)
Ethnicity and Race
242(1)
The Concept of Minorities
242(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Teaching Diverse Learners
243(3)
Minority Enrollments and Teacher Recruitment
244(1)
Minority Groups and Academic Achievement
244(2)
Language Minorities
246(1)
Stereotyping and Racism
246(1)
Professional Reflection: Reflecting on Your Cultural Identity
247(1)
What Does Equal Educational Opportunity Mean?
248(1)
Education and African Americans
248(2)
The Desegregation Era
249(1)
Research on Learning Needs of African-American Students
249(1)
Afrocentric Schools
250(1)
Education and Latino and Hispanic Americans
250(1)
Historical, Cultural, and Socioeconomic Factors
250(1)
Research on Needs of Spanish-Speaking Learners
251(1)
Issues in Education
251(1)
Education and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
252(2)
Historical, Cultural, and Socioeconomic Factors
252(1)
Teachers' Concerns about Asian-American Students
253(1)
Education and American Indians and Alaskan Natives
254(2)
Historical, Cultural, and Socioeconomic Factors
255(1)
Research on Native-American Ways of Knowing
255(1)
What Is Meant by Bilingual Education?
256(1)
Research and Debate on Bilingual Programs
257(1)
Advice for Monolingual Teachers
258(1)
What is Multicultural Education?
258(3)
Dimensions of Multicultural Education
261(1)
Multicultural Curricula
261(2)
Multicultural Instructional Materials and Strategies
263(1)
Keepers of the Dream
264(1)
James A. Banks
How Is Gender a Dimension of Multicultural Education?
265(1)
Gender Differences
265(1)
Professional Reflection: Reflecting on Your School Experiences in Relation to Gender
266(1)
Gender and Achievement
266(2)
Gender-Fair Classrooms and Curricula
268(2)
Summary
270(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
272(1)
Applications and Activities
272(1)
Teacher's Journal
272(1)
Teacher's Database
272(1)
Observations and Interviews
273(1)
Professional Portfolio
273(2)
Addressing Learners' Individual Needs
275(34)
Focus Questions
275(1)
How Do Students' Needs Change as They Develop?
276(1)
Piaget's Model of Cognitive Development
277(1)
Erikson's Model of Psychosocial Development
277(1)
Kohlberg's Model of Moral Development
278(2)
Maslow's Model of a Hierarchy of Needs
280(2)
Developmental Stresses and Tasks of Childhood
282(1)
Developmental Stresses and Tasks of Adolescence
283(1)
Keepers of the Dream
284(1)
Matty Rodriguez-Walling
How Do Students Vary in Intelligence?
285(1)
Intelligence Testing
286(1)
Multiple Intelligences
287(1)
Learning Modes
287(2)
Professional Reflection: Identifying Your Learning Mode Preferences
289(1)
How Do Students Vary in Ability and Disability?
289(1)
Exceptional Learners
289(1)
Students with Disabilities
290(2)
Issues in Education
292(1)
Students Who Are Gifted and Talented
293(2)
What Are Special Education, Mainstreaming, and Inclusion?
295(1)
Special Education Laws
295(1)
Meeting the Mainstreaming Challenge
296(1)
The Debate Over Inclusion
297(1)
Equal Opportunity for Exceptional Learners
298(1)
How Can You Teach All Learners in Your Inclusive Classroom?
299(2)
Collaborative Consultation
301(1)
Working with Parents
301(1)
Professional Reflection: Communicating Effectively with Parents of Exceptional Students
302(1)
Assitive Technology for Special Learners
302(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Parental Involvement
303(1)
Summary
304(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
305(1)
Applications and Activities
306(1)
Teacher's Journal
306(1)
Teacher's Database
306(1)
Observations and Interviews
307(1)
Professional Portfolio
307(2)
Creating A Community of Learners
309(36)
Focus Questions
309(1)
What Determines the Culture of the Classroom?
310(1)
Classroom Climate
311(1)
Classroom Dynamics
312(2)
Teacher Communication
313(1)
Student Interaction
313(1)
How Can You Create a Positive Learning Environment?
314(1)
The Caring Classroom
314(1)
The Classroom as a Physical Environment
315(2)
Classroom Organization
317(1)
Grouping Students by Ability
317(1)
Grouping Students for Cooperative Learning
317(1)
Keepers of the Dream
318(3)
Nel Noddings
Structuring Activity Formats
319(1)
Structuring the Use of Time
320(1)
Professional Reflection: Creating a Positive Learning Environment
321(1)
What Are the Keys to Successful Classroom Management?
322(1)
The Democratic Classroom
322(1)
Preventive Planning
322(2)
Establishing Rules and Procedures
323(1)
Organization and Planning for Instruction
323(1)
Effective Responses to Student Behavior
324(2)
Severity of Misbehavior
324(1)
Constructive Assertiveness
324(2)
Issues in Education
326(2)
Teacher Problem Solving
327(1)
What Teaching Methods Do Effective Teachers Use?
328(1)
Methods Based on Learning New Behaviors
328(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Classroom Discipline
329(1)
Methods Based on Child Development
330(2)
Methods Based on the Thinking Process
332(1)
Methods Based on Peer-Mediated Instruction
333(1)
What Are Some Characteristics of Effective Teaching?
334(1)
Establishing Goals
334(2)
Linking Assessment with Instruction
336(1)
An Effective Elementary School Teacher
337(1)
An Effective Middle School Teacher
337(1)
An Effective High School Teacher
338(1)
Summary
339(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
341(1)
Applications and Activities
341(1)
Teacher's Journal
341(1)
Teacher's Database
342(1)
Observations and Interviews
342(1)
Professional Portfolio
343(2)
Developing and Implementing the Curriculum
345(34)
Focus Questions
345(1)
What Is Taught in the Schools?
346(1)
Kinds of Curriculum
347(1)
Explicit Curriculum
347(1)
Hidden Curriculum
347(1)
Null Curriculum
348(1)
Professional Reflection: Identifying Kinds of Curriculum
348(2)
Extracurricular/Cocurricular Programs
348(2)
Curriculum Content
350(1)
How Is the School Curriculum Developed?
351(2)
The Focus in Curriculum Planning
351(1)
Student-Centered versus Subject-Centered Curricula
352(1)
The Integrated Curriculum
352(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Student-Centered Cirriculum and Instruction
353(1)
Who Plans the Curriculum?
354(1)
What Influences Curricular Decisions?
355(2)
Social Issues and Changing Values
355(1)
Textbook Publishing
356(1)
What Reform Efforts Have Affected the Curriculum?
357(1)
Church, Nation, and School
357(1)
Children and School
358(2)
The Committee of Ten
360(1)
The Committee of Fifteen
360(1)
The Reorganization of Secondary Education
360(1)
Standards and the Schools
360(4)
The Push for Mass Education
361(1)
The Progressive Curriculum
361(1)
The Eight-Year Study
361(1)
The Push for Excellence
362(1)
The Inquiry-Based Curriculum
362(1)
The Relevancy-Based Curriculum
363(1)
The Core Curriculum
363(1)
Outcome-Based Education
363(1)
What Are Some Current Subject-Area Trends?
364(1)
Reading and Writing
364(1)
Keepers of the Dream
365(1)
Sylvia Ashton-Warner
Mathematics
366(2)
Science and Technology
368(1)
Social Studies
369(1)
Foreign Language
370(1)
The Arts
371(1)
Physical Education
372(1)
Vocational Education
373(1)
Issues in Education
374(1)
Summary
375(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
376(1)
Applications and Activities
376(1)
Teacher's Journal
376(1)
Teacher's Database
376(1)
Observations and Interviews
377(1)
Professional Portfolio
377(2)
Teachers as Educational Leaders
379(32)
Focus Questions
379(1)
To What Extent Is Teaching a Full Profession?
380(5)
Institutional Monopoly of Services
381(1)
Teacher Autonomy
382(1)
Years of Education and Training
382(1)
Provision of Essential Service
382(1)
Degree of Self-Governance
383(1)
Professional Associations
383(1)
Professional Knowledge and Skills
384(1)
Level of Public Trust
384(1)
Prestige, Benefits, and Pay
384(1)
What Is Professionalism in Teaching?
385(1)
Professional Behavior
385(1)
Reflection-in-Action
385(1)
Becoming a Mentor
386(1)
Lifelong Learning
386(1)
Involvement in the Profession
387(1)
To What Professional Organizations Do Teachers Belong?
387(1)
The National Education Association
387(1)
The American Federation of Teachers
388(1)
Other Professional Organizations
389(1)
Keepers of the Dream
390(1)
Sandra MacQuinn
What New Leadership Roles for Teachers Are Emerging?
390(1)
Teacher Involvement in Teacher Education and Certification
390(2)
Teacher-Leaders
392(1)
Dimensions of Teacher Leadership Beyond the Classroom
393(1)
Professional Reflection: Working with Principals
394(1)
How Do Teachers Contribute to Educational Research?
394(1)
Sources of Educational Research
395(1)
Government Resources for Research Application
396(1)
Conducting Classroom Action Research
396(1)
How Are Teachers Involved in School Restructuring and Curriculum Reform?
397(1)
Empowerment and Collaboration for School Reform
397(2)
Collaborative School Reform Networks
399(1)
Coalition of Essential Schools
399(1)
National Network for Educational Renewal
399(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Sharing Decision Making
400(1)
Accelerated Schools
401(1)
State-Based Educational Partnerships
401(1)
How Are Teachers Innovators in the Use of Educational Technology?
401(1)
The Impact of the Television Revolution
402(1)
The Computer Revolution
402(1)
Classroom Media Magic
403(1)
Effects of Technology on Learning
403(1)
Issues in Education
404(1)
Summary
405(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
407(1)
Applications and Activities
407(1)
Teacher's Journal
407(1)
Teacher's Database
407(1)
Observations and Interviews
408(1)
Professional Portfolio
409(2)
Your First Teaching Position
411(32)
Focus Questions
411(1)
How Will You Become Certified or Licensed to Teach?
412(1)
State Certification Requirements
413(3)
Alternative Certification
416(1)
The National Teacher Examination and Praxis
416(1)
Where will You Teach?
417(1)
A Favorable Job Market
417(1)
Demand by Specialty Area and Geographic Region
418(1)
Other Career Opportunities for Teachers
419(1)
How Will You Find Your First Teaching Job?
420(1)
Finding Out about Teaching Vacancies
420(1)
Preparing Your Resume
421(1)
Writing Letters of Inquiry and Applications
421(1)
Participating in a Job Interview
421(4)
Professional Reflection: Anticipating Interview Questions
425(2)
Accetping an Offer
427(1)
What Can You Expect as a Beginning Teacher?
427(1)
The First Day
427(1)
Keepers of the Dream
428(1)
Vito Perrone
Advice from Experienced Teachers
429(1)
How Can You Become a Part of Your Learning Community?
429(1)
Relationships with Students
429(1)
Relationships with Colleagues and Staff
430(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Solving Classroom Discipline Problems
431(1)
Relationships with Administrators
432(1)
Relationships with Parents
432(1)
Issues in Education
433(1)
Community Relations
434(1)
How Can You Participate in Teacher Collaboration?
434(3)
Peer Coaching
435(1)
Staff Development
435(1)
Team Teaching
435(1)
Co-Teaching
436(1)
How Will Your Performance as a Teacher Be Evaluated?
437(1)
Quantitive and Qualitative Evaluation
437(1)
Clinical Supervision
437(1)
Summary
438(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
439(1)
Applications and Activities
440(1)
Teacher's Journal
440(1)
Teacher's Database
440(1)
Observations and Interviews
441(1)
Professional Portfolio
441(2)
Education Issues for the 21st Century
443(34)
Focus Questions
443(1)
What Will Students Need to Know and Be Able to Do?
444(4)
Literacy in Language, Mathematics, and Science
445(1)
New Technological Skills
445(1)
Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, and Creativity
446(1)
Social Awareness, Communication Skills, and Team Building
446(1)
Global Awareness and Conservation Skills
446(1)
Health and Wellness Education
447(1)
Moral and Ethical Orientation
447(1)
Aesthetics Awareness
447(1)
Lifelong Self-Directed Learning
447(1)
How Can Teachers and Schools Reach All Learners?
448(1)
Equity for All Students
449(1)
Active, Authentic Learning
449(1)
How Can Community-Based Partnerships Address Social Problems The Hinder Students' Learning?
450(1)
The Community as a Resource for Schools
451(1)
Civic Organizations
451(1)
Volunteer Mentor Programs
451(1)
Corporate-Education Partnerships
451(1)
Schools as Resources for Communities
452(2)
Beyond the School Day
452(1)
Health and Social Services
453(1)
How Will the Privatization Movement Affect Equity and Excellence in Education?
454(1)
Charter Schools
454(1)
Issues in Education
454(2)
For-Profit Schools
456(1)
What Can Teachers and Schools Learn from International Education?
457(1)
Comparative Education
457(1)
Keepers of the Dream
458(4)
Kristi Rennebohn Franz
International Comparisons of Achievement
458(3)
A National Curriculum?
461(1)
Lessons from Other Countries
462(2)
Support for Teachers and Teaching
462(1)
Parental Involvement
462(1)
Pressure to Excel
463(1)
How Will Cyberspace Change Teaching and Learning?
464(1)
Cyberspace and the Challenge to Schools
464(1)
Dear Mentor: Novice and Expert Teachers on Educational Technology
465(1)
The National Information Infrastructure (NII)
466(1)
What Is Our Vision for the Future of Education?
466(1)
The School of Tomorrow
466(4)
Tomorrow's Teacher
470(1)
Professional Reflection: Anticipating the Impacts of Innovations and Trends in Education
470(1)
Summary
471(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
473(1)
Applications and Activities
473(1)
Teacher's Journal
473(1)
Teacher's Database
474(1)
Observations and Interviews
475(1)
Professional Portfolio
475(2)
Glossary 477(16)
References 493(18)
Teacher's Resource Guide 511(58)
Name Index 569(4)
Subject Index 573


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