9780073230085

Learning to Teach with Online Learning Center Card with PowerWeb and Student CD-ROM

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073230085

  • ISBN10:

    0073230081

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/30/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This best-selling text provides comprehensive coverage of general teaching methods and models. The most balanced text in its field,Learning to Teachcovers all major teaching models plus the leadership skills of teaching--planning, classroom management, assessment, motivation, and use/management of time and space. It provides strong coverage of both teacher-driven methodologies (Part Three) and student-driven methodologies (Part Four). Each chapter opens with a discussion of the research base and follows with detailed practical advice on how to use each model. Features within the text (such as "Reflections from the Classroom") and on the companion interactive student CD-ROM (such as "Lesson Planning Exercises," "Practice Activities" and "Portfolio and Field Experience Activities") allow students many opportunities to apply what they are learning.

Table of Contents

PART I: TEACHING AND LEARNING IN TODAYS CLASSROOMS

Chapter 1: The Scientific Basis for the Art of Teaching

Chapter 2: Student Learning in Diverse Classrooms

PART II: THE LEADERSHIP ASPECTS OF TEACHING

Chapter 3: Teacher Planning

Chapter 4: Learning Communities and Motivation

Chapter 5: Classroom Management

Chapter 6: Assessment and Evaluation

PART III: TEACHER-CENTERED MODELS OF INTERACTIVE TEACHING

Chapter 7: Presenting and Explaining

Chapter 8: Direct Instruction

Chapter 9: Concept Teaching

PART IV: STUDENT-CENTERED MODELS OF INTERACTIVE TEACHING

Chapter 10: Cooperative Learning

Chapter 11: Problem-Based Instruction

Chapter 12: Classroom Discussion

Chapter 13: Connecting the Models and Differentiating Instruction

PART V: THE ORGANIZATIONAL ASPECTS OF TEACHING

Chapter 14: School Leadership and Collaboration

RESOURCE HANDBOOK

Unit 1: Considering Standards and Preparing for the PRAXIS II (tm) Exam

Unit 2: Reading and Using Research

Unit 3: Action Research for Classroom Teachers

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