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The 8th edition provides readers with new coverage of important topics including Multiple Intelligences, professional learning communities, working with parents, and standardized testing. A new chapter on Technology Integration includes information on 21st century learning technologies, why teaching with technology is important, and assessing technology integration as well as its effectiveness.
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Table of Contents
1 The Effective Teacher
2 Understanding Your Students
3 Classroom Management I: Establishing the Learning Climate
4 Classroom Management II: Promoting Student Engagement
5 Goals, Standards, and Objectives
6 Unit and Lesson Planning
7 Technology Integration in Instruction
8 Questioning Strategies
9 Teaching Strategies for Direct Instruction
10 Teaching Strategies for Indirect Instruction
11 Self-Directed Learning
12 Cooperative Learning and the Collaborative Process
13 Assessing Learners