Annual Editions: Educational Psychology, 23/e

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  • Edition: 23rd
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  • Copyright: 2008-02-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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ANNUAL EDITIONS: EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 08/09, 23/e provides convenient, inexpensive access to current articles selected from the best of the public press. Organizational features include: an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; a general introduction; brief overviews for each section; a topical index; and an instructor's resource guide with testing materials. USING ANNUAL EDITIONS IN THE CLASSROOM is offered as a practical guide for instructors. ANNUAL EDITIONS titles are supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Table of Contents

Preliminary Contents UNIT 1. Perspectives on Teaching 1. 41647 A Learner's Bill of Rights,Charles H. Rathbone, Phi Delta Kappan , February 2005 The author lists 11 intellectual rights for students that support the learner as a maker of meaning. While the rights that Mr. Rathbone identifies have roots in progressive education, they are very consistent with many modernconstructivisttheories of learning and motivation. 2. 47057 Letters to a Young Teacher,Jonathan Kozol, Phi Delta Kappan , September 2007 Mr. Kozol and a beginning first-grade teacher reflect on what it is like to be on the front lines of anurbanclassroom. They discuss howeffective teachersmight win over children who come to school distrusting or adversarial. Mr. Kozol advocates maintaining the artistry and creativity of teaching. 3. 45174 Memories from the 'Other': Lessons in Connecting with Students,Thomas David Knestrict, Phi Delta Kappan , June 2005 Mr. Knestrict reflects on his time as a K-12 student and vividly shows how he beat the odds to become an assistant professor of education. He shows how important it is thateffective teachersbuild a human connection with each student, making each feel lovable and capable. 4. 47058 The Skill Set,Lawrence Hardy, American School Board Journal , September 2007 The author discusses the skills that graduates will need to have a competitive edge in the 21st century. He notes some of theeducational reformsthat will enable the United States to compete in a global society. 5. 47059 How Listening to Students Can Help Schools to Improve,Pedro A. Noguera, Theory Into Practice , Vol. 46, No. 3, 2007 In this article, Mr. Noguera reports on findings from a study where he conducted surveys and interviews with 10th grade students in Boston. He presents themes from students' perspectives of their school experiences that might be used to strengthenurban school reformefforts. Although aimed at district leaders and administrators, the themes students identify are universal to all educators and present important insights that canempower individual teachers to affect changein their classrooms. 6. 41648 A National Tragedy: Helping Children Cope, National Association of School Psychologists , 2002 This pertinent article, provided by the National Association of School Psychologists, discusses the range of reactions that children and adolescents display in response toa national tragedy. Also suggested are waysthat teachers and parents can help children cope. UNIT 2. Development Part C. Childhood 7. 45596 Mind and Body,Kathleen Vail, American School Board Journal , March 2006 The association between grades andphysical fitnesslevels is discussed. Physical activity helps children concentrate and focus and relieves stress. 8. 45176 Understanding Families: Applying Family Systems Theory to Early Childhood Practice,Linda Garris Christian, Young Children , January 2006 Linda Christian shows that teachers will be able to work more effectively with children and families if they understand differentfamilystyles. She discusses how to identify different family boundaries, roles, and ru

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