9780078110436

Teachers, Schools, and Society: A Brief Introduction to Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078110436

  • ISBN10:

    0078110432

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/16/2015
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

The fourth edition of Teachers, Schools, and Society: A Brief Introduction to Education encourages instructional creativity while providing practical teaching ideas for both new and experienced instructors. Now available online with Connect, McGraw-Hill Education’s integrated assignment and assessment platform, this edition includes classroom observation videos, case studies, interactive assignments, and powerful reporting and course management tools. Through Connect, instructors can also access SmartBook, the first and only adaptive reading experience designed to change the way students read and learn. The content of this new edition stresses the importance of fairness and justice in school and society, focuses on today’s crucial topics, and integrates today’s challenges to the nation’s schools.

Table of Contents

PART 1: TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

Chapter 1 The Teaching Profession and You
Chapter 2 Different Ways of Learning
Chapter 3 Teaching Your Diverse Students
Chapter 4 Student Life in School and at Home

PART 2: FOUNDATIONS

Chapter 5 The Multicultural History of American Education
Chapter 6 Philosophy of Education
Chapter 7 Financing and Governing America’s Schools
Chapter 8 School Law and Ethics

PART 3: SCHOOLS AND CLASSROOMS

Chapter 9 Purposes of America’s Schools and the Current Reform Movement
Chapter 10 Curriculum, Standards, and Testing
Chapter 11 Becoming an effective teacher

Online Appendices: Available as Instructor Resources through Connect

Glossary
Notes
Credits
Index

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