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This new book offers solid coverage of the most relevant introduction to teaching and foundations topics in education today.This new book provides a broad introduction to teaching and foundations based on interesting, current discussion of important theory and practice. It offers a thorough overview of the teaching profession, standards, assessment and the historical, social and philosophical aspects of American Education.preservice and new teachers.
Table of Contents
|The Profession of Teaching|
|Viewing Education Through Professional Lenses|
|Teaching as a Profession|
|Education Headlines: No Crisis, But Trouble on the Way|
|Teaching as a Profession|
|Debate: Should Nationally Certified Teachers Be Paid More?|
|Professional Dilemma: Who Is Cheating Now?|
|Relevant Research: Making Meaning of the Portfolio|
|Global Perspective: Education International|
|Challenges Affecting Teachers|
|Beginning and Continuing a Teaching Career|
|School and Society|
|Viewing Education through Sociological Lenses|
|Diversity in Society|
|Education Headlines: Little Newcomers in a Strange Land|
|Culture and Society|
|Diversity and Education|
|Ethnicity and Race|
|Relevant Research: Development of Racial and Gender Identity|
|Global Perspective: Poverty, Illiteracy, and School Attendance in China|
|Professional Dilemma: Communicating with Parents of English Language Learners|
|Debate: Are Too Many Kids Labeled Gifted?|
|Education That Is Multicultural|
|Education Headlines: Internet at School Is Changing Work of Students-and Teachers|
|Global Perspectives: Antiracist and Multicultural Education|
|Culture of the School|
|Culturally Relevant Teaching|
|Debate: Should We Correct Students'' Grammar All the Time, Every Time?|
|Educational Challenges Relevant Research: Boys and Girls in Performance-Based Science Classrooms|
|Teachers as Social Activists|
|Professional Dilemma: Harassment in Schools|
|Governance and Support of American Education|
|Viewing Education through Organizational Lenses|
|Organizing and Paying for American Education|
|Education Headlines: Study: School Choice Popular; Academic Results Are Unclear|
|The Structure of the American Education System|
|The Financing of Education: Sources of Funds and The Move from Equity to Adequacy|
|Relevant Research: Reform of School Finance in Michigan|
|Debate: Has Student Fundraising Gone Too Far?|
|Global Perspectives: International Comparisons in Spending for Schools|
|Historical Foundations of Education|
|Viewing Education through Historical Lenses|
|The Role of Education in the Developing Nation|
|Education Headlines: Why Study History?|
|Providing Education in the New World|
|Global Perspectives: Educational Transplantation from Europe|
|Relevant Research: Critiquing Historical Sources|
|Global Perspectives: European Beginnings of Teacher Training|
|Debate: Should NEA Affiliates Help Get Rid of Bad Teachers?|
|Education for Special Populations|
|Global Perspectives: Maria Montessori|
|Professional Dilemma: Can a Teacher Both Defend and Criticize Past and Present Schools?|
|Using Recent History to Improve Student Learning|
|Education Headlines: Is History Knowable?|
|More Students and Bigger Schools|
|Debate: Should Seat Belts Be Mandatory on School Buses?|
|Relevant Research: Student Homework|
|A Developing Profession|
|Global Perspectives: Jean Piaget|
|Professional Dilemma: How Can the Busy Teacher Keep Up with Historical and Contemporary Research?|
|Global Perspectives: Educators'' Worldwide Responsibility|
|Philosophical Foundations of Education|
|Viewing Education through Philosophical Lenses|
|Educational Theory in American Schools: Philosophy in Action|
|Education Headlines: A Wake Up Call|
|Authoritarian Educational Theories|
|Debate: Should Today''s Education Be Relevant to Tomorrow''s Job Market?|
|Nonauthoritarian Educational Theories|
|Professional Dilemma: Homogeneous or Heterogeneous Ability Grouping?|
|Relevant Research: Developing Authentic Assessments|
|Global Perspectives: Looking Bey|
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