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Combining the brevity of a streamlined Introduction to Education text with the support package of a much more expensive book, the brief edition ofTeachers, Schools, and Societyencourages experienced instructors to explore their own creativity while ensuring that newer faculty can teach the course with confidence. David Sadker�s and Karen Zittleman�s lively writing style captures the joys and challenges of teaching. The text stresses the importance of fairness and justice in school and society, focuses on the most crucial topic areas, and integrates the most current issues in education. In addition, the wealth of activities included--from online video observations to portfolio-building exercises--offers a broad range of ways to introduce students to the teaching profession.
Table of Contents
|Teachers and Students|
|The Teaching Profession and You|
|Different Ways of Learning|
|Teaching Your Diverse Students|
|Student Life in School and at Home|
|The Multicultural History of American Education|
|Philosophy of Education|
|Financing and Governing America's Schools|
|School Law and Ethics|
|Schools and Classrooms|
|Schools: Choices and Challenges|
|Curriculum, Standards, and Testing|
|Becoming an Effective Teacher|
|INTASC Reflective Activities for Your Portfolio|
|Teacher Competency Exams and Praxis Sample Test Questions|
|State Departments of Education|
|Summary of Educational Reform Reports|
|Classroom Observation Guidelines|
|Curricular Tension Points and Trends|
|Q and A Guide to Entering the Teaching Profession|
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