Teaching in America (with MyEducationLab)

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2008-05-19
  • Publisher: Pearson
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KEY BENEFIT:Teaching in America, 5/e,is a hands-on, practical text that provides preservice teachers with comprehensive and current information about teaching in todayrs"s diverse American classrooms.KEY TOPICS: This text includes a host of new research, features, and exercises; as well as a new feature box designed specifically to show pre-service teachers how use observation effectively, this text is sure to draw attention beyond its steady and loyal base.MARKET: Intro to Teaching

Table of Contents

Teachers and Schools
What it Means to Be a Teacher
What Makes a Good Teacher?
How Are Teachers Held Accountable Today?
What Do Teachers Do?
Why Do Teachers Teach?
How Is Teaching Changing?
Teaching as a Profession
Why Choose Teaching as Your Profession?
What Are The Dimensions of Professionalism and Why Are They Important?
How Do You Develop a Philosophy of Education?
What Opportunities Exist for Professional Development?
How Are Reform Movements Changing Teacher Education?
Who Are Todayrsquo;s Teachers?
What Job Opportunities Do You Have As A Teacher?
Students, Families, and Communities
How Schools Are Organized and Connected to Communities
What is the Purpose of Schooling?
How Are Public Schools Organized?
What Is It Like to Teach in Urban, Rural, and Suburban Schools?
Teaching Diverse Learners
I: Multiculturalism and Gender in Todayrsquo;s Classrooms America -- A Nation of Diverse Learners
How Do Racial and Ethnic Diversity Affect Teaching and Learning?
What is Multicultural Education?
How Does Language Influence Teaching and Learning?
How Does Gender Affect Teaching and Learning?
Teaching Diverse Learners
II: Academically Diverse Learners in Todayrsquo;s Classrooms
Do Federal and State Law Provide for the Education of Exceptional Learners?
What Are Mainstreaming and Inclusion?
How Can Professional Collaboration Enhance Education in Inclusive Classrooms?
How Can You Teach Exceptional Learners in Your Classroom?
What Factors Place Students at Risk and Affect Teaching and Learning?
What Can Schools Do to Help Students At Risk?
Partners in Learning: Parents, Families, and the Community
How Do Parents, Families, and Communities Influence Teaching and Learning?
What Are Family ndash;Centered Programs?
What Is Parent Involvement?
What Educational Reforms Are Promoting Greater Parent Empowerment?
How Can You Use the Community to Teach?
Foundations of American Education
The Politics of American Education
What Forces Influence School Governance and Finance?
How Is Education Governed?
How Are Schools Held Accountable?
How Are Schools Governed and Administered?
How Is Education Funded?
What Issues of Governance and Finance Affect Education Today?
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