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Introduction to Teaching: Becoming a Professional, 4th Edition
By Don P. Kauchak, Paul D. Eggen
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This best-selling case-based text, Introduction to Teaching: Becoming a Professional, provide tomorrow's teachers with a deeper understanding of and better preparation for the teaching profession by weaving in three themes central to teaching today–professionalism, diversity, and reform. Two central questions frame the text: “Do I want to be a teacher?” and “What kind of teacher do I want to become?”. The fourth edition has been revised to provide you with a more engaging experience as you consider if you want to be a teacher and what kind of teacher you want to become. Captivating classroom-based cases and interactive features will help you reflect on your responses to topics such as the implications of increasingly diverse classrooms, the assessment and standards-driven educational climate, and more. A revoluationary new online component, MyEducationLab, provides you with interactive self-assessments and video-based activities.
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Table of Contents
Part I The Teaching Profession
Chapter 1 Do I Want to Be a Teacher?
Chapter 2 Developing as a Professional
Part II Students
Chapter 3 Changes in American Society: Their Influences on Today’s Students
Chapter 4 Student Diversity: Culture, Language, and Gender
Chapter 5 Student Diversity: Development, Ability, and Exceptionalities
Part III Foundations
Chapter 6 Education in the United States: Its Historical Roots
Chapter 7 Educational Philosophy: The Intellectual Foundations of American
Chapter 8 The Organization of American Schools
Chapter 9 Governance and Finance: Regulating and Funding Schools
Chapter 10 School Law: Ethical and Legal Influences on Teaching
Part IV Teaching
Chapter 11 The School Curriculum in an Era of Standards and Accountability
Chapter 12 Creating Productive Learning Environments: Classroom Management
Chapter 13 Instruction in Today’s Schools
Chapter 14 Assessment, Standards, and Accountability
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