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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|
|Culture, Socialization, and Education|
|Social Class, Race, and School Achievement|
|Providing Equal Educational Opportunity|
|The Changing Purposes of American Education|
|Curriculum and Instruction|
|Effective Education: International And American Perspectives|
|School Effectiveness and Reform in the United States|
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