Become a more effective teacher with LEARNING TO TEACH EVERYONE'S CHILDREN! Educators in the United States face unique challenges posed by this era's great technological, geopolitical, economic, demographic and educational change. The authors recognize these challenges and equip you with the information and understanding you need to rise to the challenge. Tools such as Getting Connected provide you with valuable information on an array of professional and other organizations that can be called upon to help with difficult professional issues, to locate special materials, and resources to increase professional knowledge. With features such as Finding a Voice, What Parents Want, and chapter-opening vignettes, the authors challenge you to strive to make education better for all students.
Table of Contents
1. The Changing Face of Teaching and Learning. 2. Becoming an Effective Teacher. 3. The Dilemmas of Discipline and Classroom Management. 4. Curriculum: Meaning, Debate, and Organization. 5. Teaching, Planning, and Assessment. 6. Teaching: The Profession. 7. The Organizational Structures of Schooling in the United States. 8. Pursuing an Educational Philosophy. 9. Governance of Education-A.K.A.-Who Controls Education? 10. Teachers' and Students' Rights and Responsibilities. 11. Educational Finance: Who Pays? 12. We're All in this Together: Meaningful Family and Community Involvement in Schools.