Core text for Middle and Secondary Methods. Now in its tenth edition, Teaching in the Middle and Secondary Schools remainsan influential text for pre-service teachers studying middle and secondary school teaching methods. Written by an expert on multicultural education, diversity and cultural differences among students are thematically integrated throughout this text and applied to all areas of study. Containing activities that focus on student-centered learning, real life scenarios that apply critical teaching skills, and in-chapter exercises and end-of-chapter activities, this text is both practical and applicable as a valuable instructional text and future resource for professionals. The new tenth edition is tech savvy and updated, including a greater focus on middle school teaching methods and curriculum, twenty-first century skills, and analysis of student assessment and achievement.
Dr. Jioanna Carjuzaa holds a Ph.D. in Multicultural, Social and Bilingual Foundations of Education from the University of Colorado-Boulder. At Montana State University she serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Bilingual and Multicultural Education. She teaches courses in Education and Native American Studies. Jioanna is grateful to serve as the facilitator for Indian Education for all professional development opportunities for the MSU community, as the co-advisor to American Indian Council, and as the faculty advisor for the Wanji Oyate Education Cohort for Native students pursuing teaching careers. She was the recipient of the 2013 G. Pritchy Smith Multicultural Educator of the Year Award.
Richard D. Kellough spent 11 years as a high school teacher, including three years as teacher-principal, 34 years as professor of secondary education at California State University, Sacramento, and he has authored or co-authored more than 60 books for educators.
Part I: Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Middle and Secondary Schools
Chapter 1: Middle and Secondary Schools in the Past: Purpose, Organization, Structure, and Reform
Chapter 2: Middle and Secondary Schools Today and Tomorrow: Reform Efforts, Challenges and Issues, and Trends and Practices
Chapter 3: Middle and Secondary School Students: Addressing Cultural Diversity
Part II: Planning for Instruction
Chapter 4: Establishing and Maintaining a Safe and Supportive Classroom Learning Environment
Chapter 5: Selecting Content and Preparing Instructional Objectives
Chapter 6: Course Syllabi, Instructional Units, and Curriculum Integration
Part III: Selecting and Implementing Instructional Strategies
Chapter 7: Designing Lesson and Unit Plan to Engage All Students
Chapter 8: Student-Centered Instructional Strategies
Chapter 9: Teacher-Centered Instructional Strategies
Chapter 10: Printed Materials and Visual Displays, Resources, Networks and Educational Technology, Media Tools, and Computer-based Instructional Tools
Part IV: Assessment of Teaching and Learning
Chapter 11: Assessing and Reporting Student Achievement
Chapter 12: Reflecting on Teaching Practices and Engaging in Professional Development