Gender in the Classroom

Author: David Sadker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113678330X
Format: PDF
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Whats missing from your teacher education program? According to research studies, one glaring omission is gender. Tomorrows teachers receive little instruction or training on the tremendous impact of gender in the classroom. Just how does gender influence teaching, the curriculum, and the lives of teachers and students in the classroom? This uniq

Classroom Teaching Skills

Author: James Cooper
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495812439
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Designed for beginning teachers, CLASSROOM TEACHING SKILLS, 9TH EDITION, introduces the teacher as reflective decision maker, responsible for planning, implementing, evaluating, and making management decisions in the classroom. Each chapter considers a particular teaching skill, first discussing the theory behind it, and then presenting the reader with practice situations in which knowledge about the skill can be applied and evaluated. The Ninth Edition continues to address the importance of core INTASC standards, and highlights developing issues including the Digital Divide, the use of personal digital assistants (PDAs) in and outside of the classroom, cooperative learning, and dealing with behavioral issues. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education

Author: James A. Banks
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506320333
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The diversity education literature, both nationally and internationally, is broad and diffuse. Consequently, there needs to be a systematic and logical way to organize and present the state of research for students and professionals. American citizens need to understand the dynamics of their increasingly diverse communities and institutions and the global world in which we live, work, and lead. With continually evolving information on diversity policies, practices, and programs, it is important to have one place where students, scholars, teachers, and policymakers can examine and explore research, policy, and practice issues and find answers to important questions about how diversity in U.S. education—enriched with theories, research and practices in other nations—are explained and communicated, and how they affect institutional change at both the K-12 and postsecondary levels. With about 700 signed entries with cross-references and recommended readings, the Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education (4 volumes, in both print and electronic formats) will present research and statistics, case studies, and best practices, policies, and programs at pre- and postsecondary levels. Diversity is a worldwide phenomenon, and while most of the entries in the Encyclopedia will focus on the United States, diversity issues and developments in nations around the world, including the United States, are intricately connected. Consequently, to illuminate the many aspects of diversity, this volume will contain entries from different nations in the world in order to illuminate the myriad aspects of diversity. From A-to-Z, this Encyclopedia will cover the full spectrum of diversity issues, including race, class, gender, religion, language, exceptionality, and the global dimensions of diversity as they relate to education. This four-volume reference work will be the definitive reference for diversity issues in education in the United States and the world.

The evolution of American women s studies

Author: Alice E. Ginsberg
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN: 9780230605794
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book is comprised of reflections by diverse women’s studies scholars, focusing on the many ways in which the field has evolved from its first introduction in the University setting to the present day.

Methods for Effective Teaching

Author: Paul R. Burden
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780137008049
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The fifth edition ofMethods for Effective Teachingprovides research-based coverage of K-12 general teaching methods while uniquely emphasizing today’s contemporary issues such as promoting student understanding, creating a learning community, and differentiating instruction. Accessible and reader-friendly, this book is the perfect combination of sound teaching methods and cutting edge content. The teaching strategies presented here will help teachers to be effective in meeting the needs ofallthe students they teach.

Teaching and Learning K 8

Author: Richard D. Kellough
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131589629
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School is built on the most current research and "best" practice. It thoroughly examines all of the fundamental teaching skill categories - planning for instruction, assessing student learning, grouping for instruction, and creating a safe and effective learning environment - while constantly reinforcing the idea that effective elementary school teaching requires continual, thoughtful, and reflective decision-making. In this popular volume, three well-known authors paint a realistic portrait of elementary school teaching as a call to motivate, to encourage, to simulate, to build self-esteem, and to care for elementary school children. For General Elementary Methods courses.

John Dewey and the Art of Teaching

Author: Douglas J. Simpson
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412909037
Format: PDF, ePub
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John Dewey and the Art of Teaching is an engaging and accessible introduction to the art of teaching as seen through the eyes of John Dewey. The authors provide a lucid interpretation of the complexities and art of teaching in contemporary classrooms. In addition, they discuss, apply, and question the practical implications of Dewey's ideas about the art of teaching for beginning and practicing teachers.

An Integrative Analysis Approach to Diversity in the College Classroom

Author: Matthew Ouellett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118027620
Format: PDF, ePub
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"This volume provides an interdisciplinary forum for educational developers and college and university instructors to describe new frameworks and pedagogical strategies for understanding how a range of aspects of social identity (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexual orientation, abilities, religion, etc.) interact in complex and important ways to shape student learning and instructor preparation for creating and sustaining multiculturally inclusive classrooms."--Catherine M. Wehlburg.

Diversity and Equity in the Classroom

Author: Valerie Ooka Pang
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305386477
Format: PDF, ePub
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Valerie Pang's DIVERSITY AND EQUITY IN THE CLASSROOM bridges theory and practice using a student-centered and culture-centered approach based on a philosophy of social justice and equal outcomes for all. Students will learn why they should think about and value student culture as well as how to weave those values into the curriculum and classroom. Organized around social characteristics in response to the reality of people's multiple identities, the text emphasizes the intersectionality of diverse identities and promotes teachers' self-reflection of their own biases. Guided by social constructivism as the cognitive foundation for learning, the text's extensive strategies and methods ensure that teachers learn how to address prejudice and integrate culturally relevant teaching in their curriculum and classroom instruction. Checklists, teaching tips, and tools for classroom use are highlighted throughout. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.