Curriculum and Instructional Methods for the Elementary and Middle School

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-04-09
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Unlike texts that focus on either the "how" or "what" of teaching,Curriculum and Instructional Methods for the Elementary and Middle School, 7/e, explores both the "how" (instruction) and "what" (content), and provides an integrative approach to ensure teachers a broad knowledge base when they enter the classroom.For Elementary and Middle School Curriculum Development and Methods classes.

Table of Contents

Exploring Foundational Contexts and Curriculum Challengesp. 1
Curriculum Today: Influences and Challengesp. 5
How Children Learn: Similarities and Differencesp. 2
Delivery Of Instruction: How Teachers Teachp. 47
Classroom Management: Planning and Guiding Learning Experiencesp. 51
Exposition and Discussion Strategiesp. 85
Inquiry Teaching Strategiesp. 107
Curriculum Planning: The Teaching Unitp. 139
Monitoring and Assessing Students' Progressp. 155
Implementing The Curriculump. 181
Teaching English Language Artsp. 183
Social Experiences: The Nature of the Social Studiesp. 217
Mathematics Educationp. 241
Science Educationp. 264
Health and Physical Educationp. 285
Arts Educationp. 307
Professional Growthp. 327
Professional Development and Teacher Leadership: Personal Responsibilitiesp. 329
Useful Web Sitesp. 351
Preparing for a Substitute Teacherp. 353
Bibliographyp. 355
Author Indexp. 361
Subject Index
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