Teachers Schools and Society

Author: Myra Sadker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: 9780070577848
Format: PDF, Docs
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Designed for introductory courses in teacher training, this text covers aspects of American education: the realities of teaching; the operation of schools; the fundamentals underlying teaching and schooling; and the debated issues.

Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society

Author: Donna M. Gollnick
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134054792
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Your Introduction to Education

Author: Sara D. Powell
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134736921
Format: PDF, ePub
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An engaging overview of who teachers are, the work they do, and the realities of life in the classroom Your Introduction to Education takes readers on a journey into authentic classrooms and guides them through life in real classrooms lived by real teachers and real students. One of the core goals of this work is to help readers discover whether teaching is for them and, if it is, what their potential strengths and weakness as educators might be. The text weaves the real-life experiences of eight teachers and eight students from four schools across the country into its content. These people and places are drawn from urban, suburban, and rural settings, allowing readers to examine teaching and learning from a variety of perspectives. The 4th Edition has been significantly updated to address topics like preventing bullying, teacher evaluation, social media, cultural and linguistic diversity, LGBTQ students, and teacher effectiveness research. Your Introduction to Education, 4th Edition is also available via Revel(TM) , an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

The Lost Words

Author: Robert Macfarlane
Publisher: Anansi International
ISBN: 9781487005382
Format: PDF
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From bestselling Landmarks author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed artist and author Jackie Morris, a beautiful collection of poems and illustrations to help readers rediscover the magic of the natural world.

Becoming a Teacher Fifth Canadian Edition

Author: Forrest W. Parkay
ISBN: 9780133081589
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.


Author: Jack Snowman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111841934
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Dumbing Us Down

Author: John Taylor Gatto
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1771422440
Format: PDF
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John Taylor Gatto’s radical treatise on public education, a New Society Publishers bestseller for 25 years, continues to advocate for the unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling. Now, in an ever-more-rapidly changing world with an explosion of alternative routes to learning, it’s poised to continue to shake the world of institutional education for many more years.

Tone of Teaching

Author: Max Van Manen
Publisher: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 9781629584201
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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