The sixth edition of Methods for Effective Teachingprovides the most current research-based coverage of teaching methods for K-12 classrooms on the market today. In a straightforward, user-friendly tone, the expert author team writes to prepare current and future educators to be effective in meeting the needs ofallthe students they teach. In this new edition, all content is carefully aligned to professional standards, including the recently revised InTASC standards. Uniquely emphasizing today's contemporary issues, such as both teacher-centered and student-centered strategies; a myriad of ways to differentiate instruction, promote student thinking, and actively engage students in learning; approaches for teaching English language learners, and an added emphasis on culturally responsive teaching, this highly-regarded textbook is the perfect combination of sound teaching methods and cutting edge content.
Paul R. Burden is an assistant dean and professor in the College of Education at Kansas State University. Previously, he was a middle-level science teacher in Buffalo, New York, and later earned his doctoral degree at The Ohio State University. His publications include Classroom Management (2013, John Wiley & Sons), Countdown to First Day of School (2006, National Education Association), and Powerful Classroom Management Strategies (2000, Corwin Press). He also served for 11 years as the editor of the Journal of Staff Development. He can be contacted at Kansas State University, 18 Bluemont Hall, Manhattan, Kansas, 66506; (785) 532-5595; and firstname.lastname@example.org.
David M. Byrd is director of the School of Education at the University of Rhode Island (URI). He earned his doctoral degree at Syracuse University. He has authored over 30 articles, books, and chapters. He has served as the Association of Teacher Education’s co-editor of the Teacher Education Yearbook series (2000-20006), chairperson of the Research Committee, and member of the journal board for Action in Teacher Education. Dr. Byrd can be contacted at the University of Rhode Island, 706 Chafee Hall, Kingston, Rhode Island 02881; (401) 8745484; and email@example.com.
Part I Foundations Of Teaching Methods
Chapter ONE The Teacher as a Decision Maker
Part II Planning Instruction
Chapter TWO Knowing Your Students
Chapter THREE The Fundamentals of Planning
Chapter FOUR Planning Lessons and Units
Part III Selecting Instructional Strategies
Chapter FIVE Teacher-centered Instructional Strategies
Chapter SIX Student-centered Instructional Strategies
Chapter SEVEN Strategies that Promote Understanding, Thinking, and Engagement
Part IV Managing Instruction and the Classroom
Chapter EIGHT Managing Lesson Delivery
Chapter NINE Classroom Management
Chapter TEN Classroom Discipline
Part V Assessing and Reporting Student Performance
Chapter ELEVEN Assessing Student Performance
Chapter TWELVE Grading Systems, Marking, and Reporting
Part VI Working with Others
Chapter THIRTEEN Collaborating with Colleagues and Families