Teaching K-12 Schools

Teaching K-12 Schools : A Reflective Action Approach

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Well known for its emphasis on reflection, this very accessible K-12 general methods book has updated its model for reflective planning in teaching to better illustrate the connection between planning and professional standards. In addition to reflective teaching, this edition explores classroom management, diversity, standards, curriculum and lesson planning, active and authentic learning, technology in education, assessment, and working in the school community.Features for this fourth edition include:NEW! Updated model of reflective action in teaching-Takes into account the need to plan with standards in mind including INTASC, NBPTS, curriculum standards, and Praxis II providing readers with confidence as they begin a new career in teaching. NEW! Chapter on standards-How to use them to guide curriculum planning. NEW! Additional teachers' stories-Provide more examples of using the Reflective Model to create school curricula and programs. Reflective Actions for Your Professional Portfolio-At the end of each chapter, this section provides simulated experiences and reflective essays that are drawn from the NBTS requirements. Culturally responsive planning, teaching, and evaluation strategies-Considers the unique needs of ESL and culturally diverse learners.show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 188 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 544.32g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 013119111X
  • 9780131191112

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Well known for its emphasis on reflection, this very accessible K-12 general methods book has updated its model for reflective planning in teaching to better illustrate the connection between planning and professional standards. In addition to reflective teaching, this edition explores classroom management, diversity, standards, curriculum and lesson planning, active and authentic learning, technology in education, assessment, and working in the school community. Features for this fourth edition include: NEW! Updated model of reflective action in teaching-Takes into account the need to plan with standards in mind including INTASC, NBPTS, curriculum standards, and Praxis II providing readers with confidence as they begin a new career in teaching. NEW! Chapter on standards-How to use them to guide curriculum planning. NEW! Additional teachers' stories-Provide more examples of using the Reflective Model to create school curricula and programs. Reflective Actions for Your Professional Portfolio-At the end of each chapter, this section provides simulated experiences and reflective essays that are drawn from the NBTS requirements. Culturally responsive planning, teaching, and evaluation strategies-Considers the unique needs of ESL and culturally diverse learners.show more

Table of contents

Note: Each chapter ends with Reflective Action Experiences for Your Professional Portfolio Chapter 1 Reflective Action in Teaching Standards That Apply to Reflective Action in Teaching A Graphic Model of Reflective Action in Teaching Professional Standards and Accountability for TeachersChapter 2 Creating a Safe, Healthy, and Happy Classroom The First Week of School Diana's Reflective Process Standards That Apply to Classroom Management Practical Classroom Management Strategies Reflective Action Stories Teaching Students How to Resolve ConflictsChapter 3 Assessing and Meeting Students' Diverse Needs Professional Teaching Standards Related to Diversity Language Acquisition and the Classroom Teacher Five Factors in Meeting the Needs of Diverse Students Building Self-Esteem and Intrinsic Motivation Using Assessment Devices to Identify Students' Needs Chapter 4 Using Standards to Guide Your Curriculum Planning How School Curricula Are Planned Examples of Long-Term Curriculum PlanningChapter 5 Curriculum Units That Give Students a Sense of Purpose Planning Thematic Units to Fit Your Curriculum Sequencing Learning Experiences Examples of Thematic UnitsChapter 6 Lesson Planning and Sequencing Writing Objectives to Fit Goals and Outcome Statements Planning Lessons for Active Learning Writing a Well-Organized Lesson Plan Sequencing Objectives in School Subjects Sample Lesson PlansChapter 7 Your Students Want Active, Authentic Learning NBPTS Standards That Apply to Active, Authentic Learning Retrieval Process Presentation Skills That Increase Clarity and Motivation Systematic Classroom InstructionChapter 8 Engaging Students in Classroom Discussions Asking Questions That Stimulate Higher-Level Thinking Strategies for Interactive Discussions The Role of the Teacher in Leading DiscussionsChapter 9 Building a Repertoire of Teaching Strategies Examples of Teaching Strategies in Action Reflective Action Stories Establishing Learning Centers Cooperative Learning Strategies Chapter 10 Integrating Technology into Your Curriculum Managing Your Classroom with (and for) Technology Enhancing Your Instructional Strategies with Technology Extending Classroom Experiences Beyond the Classroom Walls Examples of K-12 Technology Programs Computer Literacy Program at Beardsley Midde School Reflective Action Stories Planning a Technology-Based Endangered Species Unit The Advantages of Teacher-to-Teacher NetworkingChapter 11 Assessing and Reporting Student Accomplishments How Teachers Select and Use Assessment Procedures Designing Authentic Assessment Tasks Reflective Action Stories Teacher's Reflection on Portfolio Assessment Reporting Student AccomplishmentsChapter 12 Reflective Teachers and the School Community Two-Way Communication with Parents Community Involvement in Classroom Activities Teachers Mentoring and Coaching One AnotherName IndexSubject Indexshow more

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