Teachers Schools and Society

Author: Myra Sadker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780072877724
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The most reader friendly text in its field, the seventh edition presents a comprehensive overview of education in America. It provides in-depth commentary on educational history, philosophy, and governance, while giving special attention to current critical topics such as student diversity, standards and testing.

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.

Dumbing Us Down

Author: John Taylor Gatto
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1771422440
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Becoming a Teacher Fifth Canadian Edition

Author: Forrest W. Parkay
Publisher:
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.

Teachers Schools and Society A Brief Introduction to Education

Author: Karen Zittleman
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0077773667
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.

Special Education in Contemporary Society

Author: Richard M. Gargiulo
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506310729
Format: PDF
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2015 Recipient of the Textbook Excellence Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) The Sixth Edition of Richard Gargiulo’s well-respected Special Education in Contemporary Society: An Introduction to Exceptionality offers a comprehensive, engaging, and easy-to-read introduction to special education. Grounded in research and updated to reflect the most current thinking and standards of the field, the book provides students with the skills and knowledge to become successful teachers. Richard Gargiulo and new co-author Emily Bouck encourage a deep awareness and understanding of the human side of special education. Their book provides students a rare look into the lives of exceptional students and their families, as well as the teachers that work with exceptional persons throughout their lives. The new edition maintains the broad context and research focus for which the book is known, while expanding on current trends and contemporary issues to better serve both pre-service and in-service teachers of exceptional individuals. The text is organized into two distinct parts to offer students a truly comprehensive and humane understanding of exceptionality. In Part I, readers are provided strong foundational perspective on broad topics that affect all individuals with an exceptionality. In Part II, the authors engage students with thorough examinations of individual exceptionalities, and discuss historical, personal, and educational details of each exceptionality as it affects a person across the lifespan.

The American School

Author: Joel H. Spring
Publisher: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education
ISBN: 9781138502918
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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.

Sport in Contemporary Society

Author: D. Stanley Eitzen
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781572599543
Format: PDF
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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.

Teachers Schools and Society

Author: Myra P. Sadker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780078024450
Format: PDF, ePub
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The most reader friendly text in its field, the tenth edition presents a comprehensive overview of education in America. It provides in-depth commentary on educational history, philosophy, and governance, while giving special attention to current critical topics such as the changing federal role in educational finance. Newly revised for this edition, Chapter 4 (Life in School and at Home) now includes obesity, eating disorders, and a revised section on poverty. A major revision of Chapter 5, now titled Reforming America's Schools, includes updates from the stimulus plan based on new reports on federal programs and new funding formulas. Chapter 6 on Curriculum, Standards and Testing has a new section on emerging trends in the curriculum.