Looking in Classrooms

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9780065019186: Looking in Classrooms

This classic text by distinguished scholars provides a balanced, research-based overview of the most effective teaching methods and guides teachers to select appropriate methods by intelligent observation in their classrooms.

Widely considered to be the most comprehensive and authoritative source available on effective teaching, Looking in Classrooms synthesizes the knowledge base on student motivation, classroom teaching, teacher expectations, and adapting instruction for individual learners.

In its thirtieth year of publication, this text represents state-of-the-art research reviews in several areas including student motivation, classroom instruction and student learning, classroom management, and adapting instruction to the needs of individual students. It addresses the core topics of classroom instruction in an accessible fashion, promoting easy transfer to classroom practice. The text also provides useful information about how to use quantitative and qualitative observational techniques for describing and improving instruction.

The text is well-organized, easy to read, and focused on the real concerns of individual classroom teachers at all grade levels. The authors have a significant understanding and feel for the K-12 classroom and the issues and situations that teachers face everyday. Users consistently provide feedback that students enjoy the book, and that many of them keep it to help them when they enter the classroom.

This text integrates rigorous theory and empirical research and the practical value of this knowledge for classroom practice. It has been used in undergraduate courses for teachers in training and in master-level courses for teachers, administrators, and superintendents.

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From the Back Cover:

Thomas L. Good and Jere E. Brophy

Looking in Classrooms, Tenth Edition 

ISBN: 0-205-49678-4

 

“If there is one book that should be kept in their professional library, it is this one!”

–Maria Yon, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

 

“I respect Good and Brophy and trust their book for valid information that new teachers need to know.”

–Susan C. Scott, University of Central Oklahoma

 

“Good and Brophy explain better than anyone else–questioning, teacher expectations, active teaching, a very level-headed approach to constructivist teaching, to name just a few favorites–and I find this text to be superior to what I can assemble.”

–Janet Stivers, Marist College

 

Widely considered to be the most comprehensive and authoritative source available on effective teaching, Looking in Classrooms synthesizes the knowledge base on student motivation, classroom teaching, teacher expectations, and adapting instruction for individual learners. In over three decades of continuous publication, this text represents state-of-the-art research in several areas including student motivation, classroom instruction and student learning, classroom management, and adapting instruction to the needs of individual learners. It addresses the core topics of classroom instruction in an accessible fashion, promoting easy transfer to classroom practice. The text also provides useful information about how to use quantitative and qualitative observational techniques for describing and improving instruction. It has been used in undergraduate courses for teachers in training and in masters-level courses for teachers, administrators, and superintendents.

 

 

New to This Edition

Completely revised and rewritten, this new edition reflects the latest in instructional research and includes:

  • Two new chapters (Chapters 7 and 8) addressing student diversity–one from the standpoint of understanding and appreciating it, and one on how to use this knowledge to effectively construct instruction for a diverse student population.
  • A new chapter (Chapter 12) that provides the knowledge and skills for assessing student progress in both the active teaching perspective and the social constructivist perspective of active learning.
  • A new chapter (Chapter 13) that explores technology and its role in classroom learning and instruction, presenting techniques for deciding when to use technology and providing examples of good usage.
  • An increased emphasis on understanding the growing diversity of students’ instructional needs, providing new teachers with the insight and practical strategies necessary for successfully addressing the diverse learning needs of their students.

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