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Learning to Teach,9780078024320
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Learning to Teach



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This best-selling text provides comprehensive coverage of general teaching methods and models. The most balanced text in its field, Learning to Teachstrikes a harmony by integrating researched-based foundations with practical consideration and opportunity for real world application. The text provides strong coverage of both teacher-centered and student-centered models. By covering all major teaching models plus the leadership skills of teaching, such as planning, classroom management, assessment, motivation, and use and management of time and space, Learning to Teacheducates future teachers on the theory of successful education as well as its implementation.

Table of Contents

Part 1Teaching and Learning in Today’s Classrooms

Chapter 1: The Scientific Basis for the Art of Teaching

Chapter 2: Student Learning in Diverse Classrooms

Part 2The Leadership Aspects of Teaching

Chapter 3: Teacher Planning

Chapter 4: Learning Communities and Student Motivation

Chapter 5: Classroom Management

Chapter 6: Assessment and Evaluation

Part 3Overview of Teacher-Centered Transmission Models of Teaching

Chapter 7: Presenting and Explaining

Chapter 8: Direct Instruction

Chapter 9: Concept and Inquiry-Based Teaching

Part 4Overview of Student-Centered Constructivist Models of Teaching

Chapter 10: Cooperative Learning

Chapter 11: Problem-Based Learning

Chapter 12: Classroom Discussion

Chapter 13: Connecting the Models and Differentiating Instruction

Part 5The Organizational Aspects of Teaching

Chapter 14: School Leadership and Collaboration

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