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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