9780547204888

Those Who Can, Teach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780547204888

  • ISBN10:

    0547204884

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/11/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Thinking about entering the field of teaching? Before you enter a teacher education program, be sure to read THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH, 12th Edition, and its current, dynamic, and reader-friendly approach designed to help you make an informed decision about entering the teaching profession. Using multiple sources, including biographies, narratives, profiles, and interviews with top educators and scholars, the text encourages you to interact and exposes you to the realities of teaching. This acclaimed author team's direct, conversational tone invites you to reflect on the problems and satisfactions of teaching in the United States and casts a career in teaching as a positive challenge.

Table of Contents

Preface
Let's Get Started
School And Students
Why Teach?
What is a School and What is it For?
Who are Today's Students in a Diverse Society?
What Social Problems Affect Today's Students?
What Is Taught?
Teachers.
What Makes a Teacher Effective?
What Should Teachers Know About Technology and its Impact on Schools?
What are the Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Teachers?
Foundations And The Future.
What are the Philosophical Foundations of American Education?
What is the History of American Education and the Struggle for Educational Opportunities?
How are Schools Governed, Influenced, and Financed?
How Should Education be Reformed?
The Teaching Profession.
What are Your Job Options in Education?
What Can the New Teacher Expect?
What Does it Mean to be a Professional?
Before You Close the Book . . .
Endnotes
Glossary
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Great Textbook! September 13, 2010
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This is one textbook that has really stuck with me. Gives great real life examples to use in my classroom.
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Those who can, read this book September 8, 2010
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I loved this book for my first teaching course. It really helped me make a serious decision about what i wanted to do with my life and its definitly teaching!!

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