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This comprehensive collection of high-interest readings drawn from a wide range of sources (contemporary, classic, academic, and popular) is designed to correlate with the goals of Introduction to Education and Foundations in Education courses. Accompanying pedagogical features, such as introductions, focus questions, post-reading notes, discussion questions, and a glossary, engage students and guide them in thinking critically about the readings. The book's diversity of articles and writers — from the classic John Dewey and Carl Rogers to the contemporary Diane Ravitch, Elliot Eisner, Linda Darling-Hammond, and Alfie Kohn — makes it highly flexible and responsive to a broad variety of course needs. Topic areas include students and teachers; schools and instruction; curriculum and standards; foundations, philosophy, and reform; educational technology; and diversity and social issues.
Table of Contents
|Reflection Is at the Heart of Practice|
|The Great Teacher Question: Beyond Competencies|
|The Power of Personal Relationships|
|Why New Teachers Leave|
|?and Why New Teachers Stay|
|Teachers as Transformative Intellectuals|
|How We Treat One Another in School|
|Cheating in Middle and High School|
|The Perils and Promises of Praise|
|How to Create Discipline Problems|
|At Risk for Abuse: A Teacher's Guide for Recognizing and Reporting Child Neglect and Abuse|
|What Makes a Good School?|
|A Tale of Two Schools|
|'As Though They Owned the Place': Small Schools as Membership Communities|
|Safety from the Inside Out: Rethinking Traditional Approaches|
|Uncovering Academic Success|
|Why Some Parents Don't Come to School|
|Curriculum And Standrads|
|The Saber-Tooth Curriculum|
|The Quality School Curriculum|
|Teaching What We Hold to Be Sacred|
|The Relevance of Religion to the Curriculum|
|The Core Knowledge Curriculum--What's Behind Its Success?|
|Teaching Themes of Care|
|Confronting the Achievement Gap|
|The Key to Classroom Management|
|Students Need Challenge, Not Easy Success|
|Seven Practices for Effective Learning|
|The Courage to Be Constructivist|
|Orchestrating Multiple Intelligences|
|Making Cooperative Learning Work|
|Mapping a Route Toward Differentiated Instruction|
|Linking Formative Assessment to Scaffolding|
|My Pedagogic Creed|
|Personal Thoughts on Teaching and Learning|
|The Educated Person|
|Lawrence Baines and Hal Foster: A School for the Common Good|
|Good? Bad? or None of the Above?|
|The Ethics of Teaching|
|The Teacher's Ten Commandments: School Law in the Classroom|
|Ten Big Effects of the No Child Left Behind Act on Public School|
|What Matters Most: A Competent Teacher for Every Child|
|The Kind of Schools We Need|
|Class and the Classroom|
|Putting Money Where It Matters|
|The Overdominance of Computers|
|Technology and the Culture of Learning|
|Listen to the Natives|
|Diversity And Social Issues|
|A Considered Opinion: Diversity, Tragedy, and the Schools|
|Diversity Within Unity: Essential Principles for Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Society|
|The Challenge of Diversity and Choice|
|Enabling or Disabling?|
|Observations on Changes in Special Education|
|Making Inclusive Education Work|
|With Boys and Girls in Mind|
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