9780136180593

Secondary School Teaching: A Guide to Methods and Resources, Planning for Competence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136180593

  • ISBN10:

    0136180590

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/1998
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Specific to grades 7-12, this comprehensive resource guide, with its hands-on approach, promotes active student learning. The guide reflects the latest developments in cognitive learning theory, the constructivist approach to learning, social/interactive learning, the current school funding environment, and the growing diversity of the student population. The material emphasizes an eclectic model of teaching which encourages students to choose effective approaches from a variety of possible teaching models. The important role of classroom management skills, as a prerequisite to a safe and effective classroom learning environment, is stressed. The text coverage encompasses instructional planning, strategy implementation, discipline, legal issues, and both student and teacher evaluation. The exercises stress active learning.

Table of Contents

PART I ORIENTATION TO TEACHING AND LEARNING IN TODAY'S SECONDARY SCHOOLS 1(167)
Teaching and Learning in Today's Secondary Schools
3(57)
The Expectations, Responsibilities, and Facilitating Behaviors of a Classroom Teacher
60(39)
Establishing and Maintaining and Effective and Safe Classroom Learning Environment
99(68)
PART II PLANNING FOR INSTRUCTION 167(106)
Preparing for the Levels of Planning, Selecting Content, and Setting Objectives
169(49)
Preparing an Instructional Plan
218(55)
PART III CHOOSING AND IMPLEMENTING INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES, AIDS, MEDIA, AND RESOURCES 273(142)
Theoretical Considerations for the Selection of Instructional Strategies
275(10)
Questioning for Teaching and Learning
285(23)
Instructional Strategies for Positive Interaction and Quality Learning
308(47)
Using Teacher Talk, Demonstrations, Thinking, Inquiry, and Games
355(28)
Using Media and Other Instructional Aids and Resources
383(32)
PART IV ASSESSMENT AND CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 415(2)
Assessing and Reporting Student Achievement
417(39)
Professional Development and Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness
456

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