9780072985542

Teachers, Schools, and Society with Free Student Reader CD-ROM and Online Learning Center Password Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072985542

  • ISBN10:

    0072985542

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/12/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

The most reader friendly text in its field, the seventh edition presents a comprehensive overview of education in America. It provides in-depth commentary on educational history, philosophy, and governance, while giving special attention to current critical topics such as student diversity, standards and testing.

Table of Contents

PART I: Teachers and Students

Chapter 1: Becoming a Teacher

Chapter 2: Student Diversity

Chapter 3: Teacher Effectiveness

RAP Introduction

RAP Part 1 Teachers and Students

PART II: Schools and Curriculum

Chapter 4: Schools: Choices and Challenges

Chapter 5: Life in Schools

Chapter 6: What Students are Taught in Schools

Chapter 7: Standards, Testing and Controversy Over Who Controls the Curriculum

RAP Part 2 Schools and Curriculum

PART III: Foundations

Chapter 8: The History of American Education

Chapter 9: Philosophy of Education

Chapter 10: Financing and Governing America's Schools

Chapter 11: School Law and Ethics

RAP Part 3 Foundations

PART IV: Tomorrow

Chapter 12: The Struggle for Educational Opportunity

Chapter 13: Technology in Education

Chapter 14: Your First Classroom

Chapter 15: Q and A Guide to Entering the Teaching Profession

RAP Part 4 Tomorrow

Appendixes

1: State Offices for Teacher Certification and Licensure

2: Praxis Teacher Competency Exams and Sample Test Questions

3: A Summary of Selected Reports on Education Reform

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