Teachers, Schools, and Society

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-06-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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The most reader friendly text in its field, the seventh edition presents a comprehensive overview of education in America. It provides in-depth commentary on educational history, philosophy, and governance, while giving special attention to current critical topics such as student diversity, standards and testing.

Table of Contents

Teachers and Students
Becoming a Teacher
Student Diversity
Teacher Effectiveness RAP Introduction
Schools and Curriculum
Schools: Choices and Challenges
Life in Schools
What Students are Taught in Schools
Standards, Testing and Controversy Over Who Controls the Curriculum RAP
The History of American Education
Philosophy of Education
Financing and Governing America's Schools
School Law and Ethics RAP
The Struggle for Educational Opportunity
Technology in Education
Your First Classroom
Q and A Guide to Entering the Teaching Profession RAP
Praxis Teacher Competency Exams and Sample Test Questions
State Offices for Teacher Certification and Licensure
A Summary of Selected Reports on Education Reform
Glossary Notes Credits
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