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.
Table of Contents
The Call to Teach: An Introduction to Teaching
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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