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Call to Teach, The: An Introduction to Teaching, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Matthew Lynch

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 3, 2014

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For an undergraduate course in Foundations and/or Intro to Education.


Considering teaching a calling, the text provides prospective teachers with a look at the issues and opportunities in teaching to help them determine whether or not they have been called.


This first edition tackles the immediate issues in education, provides context for those issues with coverage of foundational concepts, helps prospective teachers understand the demands and opportunities involved in the profession, and then outlines the steps they can take to move forward on their career path. Interactive features offer survival tips, consider professional conundrums, consider important teacher dispositions, and listen to teachers talk about the issues they face in the classroom.

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The Call to Teach: An Introduction to Teaching

Matthew Lynch


Chapter 1: So You Want to Be a Teacher?

Chapter 2: Teaching in a Multicultural Society

Chapter 3: Understanding Student Differences

Chapter 4: School Governance, Organization, and Finance

Chapter 5: The Philosophy of Education: Teaching’s Foundations

Chapter 6: History of the United States Educational System

Chapter 7: Reforming the United States Educational System

Chapter 8: Ethical and Legal Issues in Education

Chapter 9: Assessing Student Learning

Chapter 10: The Art of Teaching

Chapter 11: Technology and Education

Chapter 12:  Preparing for the Real World of Teaching

Chapter 13: Next Steps in Your Call to Teach



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$60.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-290825-2