9780495808954

Foundations Of Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495808954

  • ISBN10:

    0495808954

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Foundations of Education, Eleventh Edition, helps students understand the key educational issues and policies affecting American education. Through an array of applied features, the authors help to prepare students for their careers by tying the book's themes to students' future practice. These include "TeachSource Video Cases," "From Pre-Service to Practice" real-world teaching examples, and "Certification Connection Activities." Reflective pedagogy encourages students to form their own unique philosophy of teaching, laying a strong foundation for a lifelong career.

"This is an extremely well researched and informative textbook. The information is presented to the students in a clear manner. . . . The range of the topics covered in this Foundations of Education textbook is extensive."

Completely up-to-date throughout, this eleventh edition also provides the latest information on accountability, technology, diversity, and many other important topics.

Table of Contents

Understanding The Teaching Profession
Motivation, Preparation, and Conditions for the Entering Teacher
The Teaching Profession
Historical And Philosophical Foundations
World Roots of American Education
Pioneers of Modern Teaching
Historical Development of American Education
Philosophical Roots of Education
Political, Economic, And Legal Foundations
Governing and Administering Public Education
Financing Public Education
Legal Aspects of Education
Social Foundations
Culture, Socialization, and Education
Social Class, Race, and School Achievement
Providing Equal Educational Opportunity
Curricular Foundations
The Changing Purposes of American Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Effective Education: International And American Perspectives
International Education
School Effectiveness and Reform in the United States
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This textbook offers a lot of information on history of education, different philosophies and theories of education. The authors help to prepare users for their careers by tying the book's themes to users' future practice. This textbook was required for a college class and it arrived in time and in an excellent condition. The book's price is reasonable. I highly recommend this vendor.
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