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KEY BENEFIT:Teaching in America, 5/e,is a hands-on, practical text that provides preservice teachers with comprehensive and current information about teaching in todayrs"s diverse American classrooms.KEY TOPICS: This text includes a host of new research, features, and exercises; as well as a new feature box designed specifically to show pre-service teachers how use observation effectively, this text is sure to draw attention beyond its steady and loyal base.MARKET: Intro to Teaching
Table of Contents
|Teachers and Schools|
|What it Means to Be a Teacher|
|What Makes a Good Teacher?|
|How Are Teachers Held Accountable Today?|
|What Do Teachers Do?|
|Why Do Teachers Teach?|
|How Is Teaching Changing?|
|Teaching as a Profession|
|Why Choose Teaching as Your Profession?|
|What Are The Dimensions of Professionalism and Why Are They Important?|
|How Do You Develop a Philosophy of Education?|
|What Opportunities Exist for Professional Development?|
|How Are Reform Movements Changing Teacher Education?|
|Who Are Todayrsquo;s Teachers?|
|What Job Opportunities Do You Have As A Teacher?|
|Students, Families, and Communities|
|How Schools Are Organized and Connected to Communities|
|What is the Purpose of Schooling?|
|How Are Public Schools Organized?|
|What Is It Like to Teach in Urban, Rural, and Suburban Schools?|
|Teaching Diverse Learners|
|I: Multiculturalism and Gender in Todayrsquo;s Classrooms America -- A Nation of Diverse Learners|
|How Do Racial and Ethnic Diversity Affect Teaching and Learning?|
|What is Multicultural Education?|
|How Does Language Influence Teaching and Learning?|
|How Does Gender Affect Teaching and Learning?|
|Teaching Diverse Learners|
|II: Academically Diverse Learners in Todayrsquo;s Classrooms|
|Do Federal and State Law Provide for the Education of Exceptional Learners?|
|What Are Mainstreaming and Inclusion?|
|How Can Professional Collaboration Enhance Education in Inclusive Classrooms?|
|How Can You Teach Exceptional Learners in Your Classroom?|
|What Factors Place Students at Risk and Affect Teaching and Learning?|
|What Can Schools Do to Help Students At Risk?|
|Partners in Learning: Parents, Families, and the Community|
|How Do Parents, Families, and Communities Influence Teaching and Learning?|
|What Are Family ndash;Centered Programs?|
|What Is Parent Involvement?|
|What Educational Reforms Are Promoting Greater Parent Empowerment?|
|How Can You Use the Community to Teach?|
|Foundations of American Education|
|The Politics of American Education|
|What Forces Influence School Governance and Finance?|
|How Is Education Governed?|
|How Are Schools Held Accountable?|
|How Are Schools Governed and Administered?|
|How Is Education Funded?|
|What Issues of Governance and Finance Affect Education Today?|
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