A Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching

A Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching

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For the Elementary Methods, Student Teaching or Field Experience course.A Resource Guide for Elementary School Teaching is a practical, comprehensive, and concise methods text designed to engage readers in "hands-on" and "minds-on" learning about effective teaching. Each chapter contains an abundance of application exercises on perforated pages that provide opportunities to practice what is learned and to reflect on the progress teachers are making toward their professional competence. Its user-friendly format presents readers with a valuable resource that transcends its use in college coursework alone by offering strategies that can be easily applied in elementary classrooms. Its practical approach provides hands-on activities, exercises, and strategies for student teaching and field experiences. It provides comprehensive planning, managing, instructing, and assessing strategies.show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 205.7 x 274.3 x 17.8mm | 725.76g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 013119612X
  • 9780131196124

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with Chapter Objectives and concludes with Summary Praxis Warm-Up, Questions for Class Discussion, Online Portfolio Activities correlated to INTASC+NBPTS, and For Further Readings.) PART I. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHING AND LEARNING. Chapter 1. What Do I Need to Know about Today's Elementary Schools? Chapter 2. The Nature of the Challenge: What Do I Need to Know about Elementary Learners? Chapter 3. What Are the Expectations, Responsibilities, and Facilitating Behaviors of a Classroom Teacher? Chapter 4. What Do I Need to Know to Manage an Effective and Safe Learning Environment? PART II. PLANNING FOR CURRICULUM INSTRUCTION. Chapter 5. How May I Plan Select Content? Chapter 6. How Do I Assess, Use, and Report Student Achievements? Chapter 7. How Do I Prepare Activities, Lessons, and Units? PART III. EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTION, TEACHER ASSESSMENT, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Chapter 8. What Do I Need to Know to Use Teacher Talk and Questioning as Effective Instructional Tools? Chapter 9. What Guidelines Assist My Use of Demonstrations, Thinking, Inquiry Learning, and Games? Chapter 10. What Guidelines Assist My Use of Groupings and Assignments to Promote Positive Interaction and Quality Learning? Chapter 11. How May I Assess My Teaching Effectiveness and Continue My Professional Development? Appendix: Hints for Short-Answer Response Questions: Praxis Warm ups. Glossary. Index of Children's Books, Authors, and Illustrators. Name Index. Subject Index.show more