Teachers Schools and Society

Author: Myra Sadker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: 9780072558425
Format: PDF, Docs
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Ever since its first edition, education professors have relied on the Sadkers for their comprehensive coverage of all aspects of American education. Teachers, Schools, and Society provides in-depth coverage of the foundations of education (history, philosophy, governance, and law) while also presenting a clear overview of what it means to be a teacher today, and including commentary on current critical topics. Most importantly, a multicultural/diversity-oriented approach is taken in every chapter to provide the most integrated and thorough coverage of diversity in any introduction to education textbook.Written in an informal and highly engaging style that appeals to students, Teachers, Schools, and Society is punctuated throughout with interesting features. The pedagogical system is expanded and refined in the sixth edition to provide extensive student support. New to the text is an interactive element that integrates reflection into all features and that links students to the Online Learning Center to perform interactive activities and to find additional resources.Combine comprehensive coverage; an engaging, interactive pedagogical system; and unsurpassable integrated coverage of diversity with an excellent author team, detailed appendices, and a complete supplements package, and you have an extraordinary resource for introductory coverage of American education.

Teachers Schools and Society A Brief Introduction to Education

Author: Karen Zittleman
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0077773667
Format: PDF, Docs
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The fourth edition of Teachers, Schools, and Society: A Brief Introduction to Education encourages instructional creativity while providing practical teaching ideas for both new and experienced instructors. Now available online with Connect, McGraw-Hill Education’s integrated assignment and assessment platform, this edition includes classroom observation videos, case studies, interactive assignments, and powerful reporting and course management tools. Through Connect, instructors can also access SmartBook, the first and only adaptive reading experience designed to change the way students read and learn. The content of this new edition stresses the importance of fairness and justice in school and society, focuses on today’s crucial topics, and integrates today’s challenges to the nation’s schools.

Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society

Author: Donna M. Gollnick
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134054792
Format: PDF
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This widely popular book provides an up-to-date, unbiased look at today’s many different cultural groups and the importance of building on the cultures and experiences of students to help them achieve optimal learning. It explores the most current issues related to race, diversity, and equity in society and shows how those issues are reflected in schools and how they impact students. Future teachers get a sound foundation for understanding diversity and using this knowledge effectively in classrooms and schools to help students learn. The authors approach multicultural education using a broad perspective, using culture as the basis for understanding multicultural education, and emphasize the importance of an equitable education for all students. The new edition helps readers learn to routinely use self-reflection to become more effective teachers in classrooms that provide equity for all students; covers up-to-date new issues in the chapter features; updates all chapters to reflect recent events and research that have impacted the topics addressed in the book, and updates all tables, figures, and references to reflect the latest data and thinking.

ED PSYCH

Author: Jack Snowman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111841934
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process with over 200 students and faculty, ED PSYCH is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. ED PSYCH has the most applied approach to educational psychology--taking complex psychology theories and demonstrating how they apply to the everyday experiences of in-service teachers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Becoming a Teacher Fifth Canadian Edition

Author: Forrest W. Parkay
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780133081589
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Becoming a Teacher, 5CE offers a comprehensive guide to the Canadian educational landscape with its balanced approach from theory to research to practice, and successful 12-chapter organization. It offers new teachers the foundations and history of the Canadian educational system as well as practical advice and tools to build a solid and sustainable career in teaching. Becoming a Teacher continues to provide a foundation of all the important areas that may affect a teacher in today's Canadian system of education.

Sport in Contemporary Society

Author: D. Stanley Eitzen
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781572599543
Format: PDF, Docs
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This classic anthology analyzes the sociological implications of sports in modern society through a series of interesting and informative essays. Sport in Contemporary Society can be used in a variety of ways, as a primary text for courses in the sociology of sport, as a supplementary text for a sociology course, or even for general readers who wish to deepen their understanding and appreciation of sport. 35 articles, 21 new to this edition, are included.

The American School

Author: Joel H. Spring
Publisher: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education
ISBN: 9781138502918
Format: PDF
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This current, comprehensive history of American education is designed to stimulate critical analysis and critical thinking by offering alternative interpretations of each historical period. In his signature straight-forward, concise style, Joel Spring provides a variety of interpretations of American schooling, from conservative to leftist, in order to spark the reader�s own critical thinking about history and schools. This tenth edition follows the history of American education from the seventeenth century to the integration into global capitalism of the twenty-first century to the tumultuous current political landscape. In particular, the updates focus on tracing the direct religious links between the colonial Puritans and the current-day Trump administration. Chapters 1 and 2 have been rewritten to take a closer look at religious traditions in American schools, leading up to the educational ideas of the current U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. An updated Chapter 15 further links traditional religious fundamentalist ideas and the twentieth century free market arguments of the Chicago school of economists to President Trump�s administration and the influence of the Alt-Right.

Loose Leaf for Teachers Schools and Society A Brief Introduction to Education

Author: Karen Zittleman
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781259689246
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The fourth edition of Teachers, Schools, and Society: A Brief Introduction to Education encourages instructional creativity while providing practical teaching ideas for both new and experienced instructors. Now available online with Connect, McGraw-Hill Education’s integrated assignment and assessment platform, this edition includes classroom observation videos, case studies, interactive assignments, and powerful reporting and course management tools. Through Connect, instructors can also access SmartBook, the first and only adaptive reading experience designed to change the way students read and learn. The content of this new edition stresses the importance of fairness and justice in school and society, focuses on today’s crucial topics, and integrates today’s challenges to the nation’s schools. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: • SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. • Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. • Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. • The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping. Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: http://www.mheducation.com/highered/platforms/connect/training-support-students.html

American Education

Author: Joel Spring
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351616552
Format: PDF
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Featuring current information and challenging perspectives on the latest issues and forces shaping the American educational system—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, Joel Spring introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States. In his signature straightforward, concise approach to describing complex issues, he illuminates events and topics that are often overlooked or whitewashed, giving students the opportunity to engage in critical thinking about education. Students come away informed on the latest topics, issues, and data and with a strong knowledge of the forces shaping the American educational system. Thoroughly updated throughout, the 18th edition of this clear, authoritative text remains fresh and up to date, reflecting the many changes in education that have occurred since the publication of the previous edition. Topics and issues addressed and analyzed include • The decline of the Common Core State Standards, particularly as result of a Republican-controlled administration currently in place • Increasing emphasis on for-profit education, vouchers, charter schools and free-market competition between schools, expected to surge with the appointment of the new U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos • Current debates about immigration and "Dreamers"—new statistics on immigrant education, discussion of education proposals to accommodate the languages, cultures and religions of newly arrived immigrants • New education statistics on school enrollments, dropouts, education and income, school segregation, charter schools and home languages • The purposes of education as presented in the 2016 platforms of the Republican, Democratic, Green, and Libertarian parties • Discussions around transgender students

Tone of Teaching

Author: Max Van Manen
Publisher: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 9781629584201
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In the revised and updated second edition of The Tone of Teaching, bestselling author Max van Manen defines sound pedagogy as the ability to distinguish effectively between what is appropriate, and what is less appropriate in our communications and dealings with children and young people as parents and educators. The author: -Shows how tactful educators develop a caring attentiveness to the unique; to the uniqueness of children, and to the uniqueness of their individual lives -Describes how this "tone" of teaching can be sustained by the cultivation of a certain kind of seeing, listening, and responding to each child in each particular situation -Offers practical insights for both educators and parents