Education : The Practice and Profession of Teaching

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-07-03
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Table of Contents

Teaching From The Inside Out
A Teacherrsquo;s Role
Case Study: Investigating Professionalism
Is Teaching a Profession?
Teaching Is a Profession
Teaching Is a Semiprofession
How Are Views of Teaching Changing?
A View of Teaching as Basic Professional Competence
INTASC Technology in Practice
Thinking and Behaving Like a Professional
What Career Issues Do Beginning Teachers Face?
Teacher Licensure
Availability of Jobs
Teacher Salaries
How Are Teachers Evaluated?
Competency Testing
Performance Evaluations of Teachers
National Teacher Examinations
The Praxis Seriestrade;
How Are Teachers Supported and Rewarded?
Cultural Awareness: Lessons Learned
Mentoring Programs
Career Ladders and Merit Pay
National Certification
How Do Teachers Demonstrate Professional Leadership?
Advanced College Degrees
Working with Professional Organizations Teachers and the Law
Must Teachers Pay Dues to Teachersrsquo; Unions?
Meeting the Challenges of Professional Practice
Case Perspectives Summary Reflective Practice
Choosing a Teaching Path Terms and Concepts Additional
Readings Web Resources
Challenges Teachers and Schools Face
Case Study: School Violence
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