Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School

Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School

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Appropriate for courses in General Elementary Methods.This comprehensive text continues to provide a down-to-earth exploration of the real world of elementary school teaching. It portrays elementary school teaching as a call to the service of humanity and stresses that effective teaching involves continual, thoughtful, and reflective decision-making. Composed from the most current research and practices, it presents the fundamental teaching skill categories: planning for instruction; assessing student learning; grouping children for instruction; and establishing and maintaining a safe and effective learning environment.show more

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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 589.67g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0130226424
  • 9780130226426

Table of contents

1. The Social Context of Teaching in the Elementary School. 2. Professional Challenges for Today's Teachers. 3. The Elementary School Curriculum. 4. The Professional Responsibilities of the Elementary School Teacher. 5. Managing the Classroom Learning Environment. 6. Planning for Teaching and Learning. 7. Setting the Learning Expectations. 8. Modes of Teaching. 9. Organizing and Guiding Children's Learning in Groups. 10. Questioning and Thinking for Intelligent Behavior. 11. Assessing and Evaluating Student Performance.show more