A supplementary reader for Introduction to Foundations of Education, Introduction to Teaching, or Issues in Education courses.
Designed to provide the knowledge and understanding teachers need in order to make informed decisions, this comprehensive selection of readings addresses numerous challenging issues facing education today: vouchers, charter schools, accountability, high-stakes testing, bilingual instruction, technology, and others. The readings were chosen to support today's emphasis on professionalism in teaching, and so meet three essential criteria: 1) They address central issues; 2) they are accessible to prospective, novice, and veteran teachers alike; and, 3) they offer multiple perspectives on the issues they address. The range of authors reflects the broad spectrum of educational thinking today, while the ten-part organization and special features maintain the authors intended focus on maximizing learning opportunities and encouraging personal and professional reflection.
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Book Description Pearson, 2004. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: I. STUDENTS. His Name is Michael: A Lesson on the Voices We Unknowingly Silence, Donna M. Marriott. Overburdened, Overwhelmed, Lawrence Hardy. Mobility, William R. Capps and Mary Ellen Maxwell. Students as Commodities, Anne C. Lewis. Insights into Meeting Standards from Listening to the Voices of Urban Students, Mark G. Storz and Karen R. Nestor. An Educator's Primer on the Gender War, David Sadker. Give Same-Sex Schooling a Chance, Christina Hoff Sommers.II. DIVERSITY. The New Immigrants and Education: Challenges and Issues, Linda Perkins. A Dialogue Among Teachers That Benefits Second Language Learners, Annela Teemant, Elizabeth Bernhardt, Marisol Rodriguez-Munoz, Michael Aiello. Where the Heart Is, Kathleen Vail. "Our School Doesn't Offer Inclusion" and Other Legal Blunders, Paula Kluth, Richard A. Villa, Jacqueline S. Thousand. Beautiful Minds, Wesley Clarkson.III. SCHOOLS. Why Good Schools are Countercultural, Patrick F. Bassett. Investing in Preschool, Gerald Bracey. A New Order of Things, Saul Cooperman. Can the Odds Be Changed? Deborah Meier. It's All About Size, Tom Vander Ark. School Shouldn't Be a Jungle, Vincent Schrader. Preventing School Violence, Karen F. Osterman. Dress Codes and Social Chaos, John Northrop. The Civic Perils of Homeschooling, Rob Reich.IV. CURRICULUM. The Core Knowledge Curriculum - What's Behind Its Success? E. D. Hirsch, Jr. Can Curriculum Integration Survive in an Era of High-Stake Testing? Gordon F. Vars. Mining the Values in the Curriculum, Kevin Ryan. How Not to Teach Values: A Critical Look at Character Education, Alfie Kohn. Teaching About Religion, Susan Black. Where Did We Come From? Lottie L. Joiner. The Well-Rounded Student, Susan Black.V. INSTRUCTION. Joining Theory and Best Practice to Drive Classroom Instruction, Carol Fuhler. Constructivist Cautions, Peter W. Airasian, and Mary E. Walsh. What Do We Know About Learners and Learning? The Learner-Centered Framework: Bringing the Educational System into Balance, Barbara McCombs. What Engages Underachieving Middle School Students in Learning? Mike Muir. Using Classroom Rules to Construct Behavior, David Bicard. Assessment for Learning: A Vision for the Future, Rick Stiggins. Teaching to the Test? W. James Popham.VI. TECHNOLOGY. The Technology Puzzle, Larry Cuban. Our Technology Future, Laurence Goldberg. The Future of Computer Technology in K-12 Education, Frederick Bennett. School Technology Grows Up, Kathleen Vail. Classroom of One, Gene Maeroff. Tapping the Resources of the World Wide Web for Inquiry in Middle School, Mark Windschitl and Janet Irby.VII. GOVERNANCE AND FINANCE. A View from the Classroom, Sandra L. Harris and Sandra Lowery. The Invisible Role of the Central Office, Kathleen F. Grove. The 500-Pound Gorilla, Alfie Kohn. Unequal School Funding in the United States, Bruce J. Biddle and David C. Berliner. Blowing in the Wind, Stephen Smith, John L. Myers, Julie Underwood. Public-Spirited Choice: How Diverse Schools Can Serve the Common Good, David Ferrero.VIII. TEACHERS AND TEACHER. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0131133713
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