© 2016 – Routledge
368 pages | 74 Color Illus.
Is teaching for me? Who will I teach? How can I make a difference?
Teach is a vibrant and engaging Introduction to Education textbook, organized around real questions students ask themselves and their professors as they consider a career in teaching. Using vivid and contemporary examples, veteran teacher educator James Fraser continually encourages readers to reflect on their experiences and engage in a dialogue about the most current issues in education. The thoroughly updated second edition includes fully rewritten chapters, including one discussing the Common Core State Standards and another on today’s newest technologies. Newly selected primary source readings integrate the intellectual foundations of education throughout each chapter, offering scholarly and current content in a student-friendly format.
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Teach presents an overview of the field in a way sure to keep students reading and provides those with questions about teaching the tools and information they need to continue a rich dialogue about their possible career.
Acknowledgements. Letter to the Reader. Chapter 1: Teaching: Is it for me? Chapter 2: Good Teaching: What is its impact? Chapter 3: Student Diversity: Who will I teach? Chapter 4: Including Everyone: Who sometimes gets overlooked in school? Chapter 5: Philosophical and Psychological Theories: How do children learn? Chapter 6: Curriculum: What will I teach? Chapter 7: Motivating, Managing, and Assessing: How will I teach? Chapter 8: Technology: How is it changing our schools? Chapter 9: Professional Issues: Who will influence my career? Chapter 10: Legal, Ethical, and Economic Responsibilities: How can we make our classrooms fair? Chapter 11: Politics: What is its place in education? Chapter 12: Public Education: What is its purpose in a democratic society? Chapter 13: Developing a Plan and a Personal Philosophy: Where do I go from here? Notes. Index.