Introduction to Teaching

Introduction to Teaching : Becoming a Professional

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For Introduction to Teaching courses and Introduction to/Foundations of Education courses. As the only case-based introduction to teaching text, each chapter of Introduction to Teaching: Becoming a Professional begins with a case study that provides a framework for the discussions that follow and helps the reader understand how chapter topics relate to the real world of teaching. The second edition of this best-selling case-based introduction to teaching text, is organized around three themes: Professionalism, Reform, and Decision Making, which provide the threads that bind the topics of the chapters together.show more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 198.1 x 248.9 x 25.4mm | 1,088.63g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131137719
  • 9780131137714

Table of contents

Keys to Success on the PRAXIS. PART 1: THE PROFESSION. 1. Why Become a Teacher? 2. The Teaching Profession. PART 2: STUDENTS. 3. Learner Diversity: Differences in Today's Students. 4. Changes in American Society: Their Influences on Today's Schools. PART 3: FOUNDATIONS. 5. Education in the United States: Its Historical Roots. 6. Educational Philosophy: The Intellectual Foundations of American Education. 7. The Organization of American Schools. 8. Governance and Finance: Regulating and Funding Schools. 9. School Law: Ethical and Legal Influences on Teaching. PART 4: TEACHING. 10. The School Curriculum. 11. Instruction in American Classrooms. 12. Technology in American Schools. PART 5: CAREERS. 13. Developing as a Professional. Appendix A: Guidelines for Beginning a Professional Portfolio. Appendix B: Directory of State Teacher-Certification Offices. References. Glossary. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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