Teaching in Secondary Schools

Teaching in Secondary Schools : Meeting the Challenges of Today's Adolescents

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Teaching in Secondary Schools: Meeting the Challenges of Today's Adolescents has been designed to help the preservice teacher build a strong knowledge base, firm foundations for practice, and a range of skills to successfully teach in today's secondary schools. This practical core text for secondary methods courses covers the history and nature of secondary schools, adolescent development, planning, classroom management, methods, assessment, and collaboration.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 200.7 x 248.9 x 20.3mm | 680.4g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130422231
  • 9780130422231

Table of contents

Unit I: Foundational Issues: An Overview of the ProfessionChapter 1: Today's Secondary School Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Historical Overview of Secondary Schools Section 2: Professional Practice Section 3: Professional Development Section 4: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesChapter 2: Today's Learners Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Theories of Learning and Development Section 2: Cognitive Development Section 3: Biological and Psychological Development Section 4: Social and Ethical Development Section 5: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesUnit II: Planning Instruction Chapter 3: Assessment Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Assessment Practices Section 2: Assessment of Student Understanding Section 3: Professional Considerations for Assessment Section 4: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesChapter 4: Instructional Strategies Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Teacher-Centered Instructional Strategies Section 2: Student-Centered Instrucational Strategies Section 3: Strategies for Multilingual/Multicultural Classrooms Section 4: Technology as an Instructional Tool Section 5: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesChapter 5: Unit and Lesson Plans Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Overview of Instructional Planning Section 2: Goals and Objectives Section 3: Differentiated Instruction Section 4: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesUnit III: Approaches for Engaging Learners Chapter 6: Cooperative Learning Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Overview of Cooperative Learning Section 2: Strategies to Improve Cooperative Skills Section 3: Cooperative Learning Models Section 4: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesChapter 7: Interdisciplinary Thematic Units (ITUs) Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Introduction to ITUs Section 2: The ITU Development Process Section 3: Essentials for ITU Implementation Section 4: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesUnit IV: Creating Supportive Environments for Learning Chapter 8: Diverse Inclusive Classrooms Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Overview of Democratic Schools Section 2: The Role of the Teacher Section 3: Effective Classroom Environments Section 4: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesChapter 9: Classroom Management Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Integration of Management in the Classroom Section 2: Applications of Classroom Management Section 3: School-Wide Response to Bullies Section 4: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesUnit V: Beyond the Classroom Chapter 10: Collaboration Between Schools and Communities Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Service-Learning Section 2: Parent Involvement Section 3: Community Involvement Section 4: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesChapter 11: Professional Challenges Introduction to the Chapter Section 1: Professionalism Section 2: Times Change Section 3: The Profession Section 4: Chapter Summary and Reflection ReferencesINSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE A: Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC) Standards INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE B: Sample Individualized Literacy Preassessment INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE C: Action Research Examples INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE D: Sample Unit Plans INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE E: Sample Lesson Plans INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE F: Examples of Cooperative Learning Projects INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE G: Sample Interdisciplinary Thematic Unit INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE H: Basics for the Compassionate Discipline Model INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE I: Sample Service-Learning Project INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE J: Preservice Teacher Reflection on Service-Learning INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE K: Sample Newletter INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCE L: Example for Involving Volunteers in Student Portfolio Presentations.show more