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Methods for Effective Teaching: Meeting the Needs of All Students, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By Paul R. Burden, David M. Byrd

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Sep 6, 2012

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The new edition of this highly-regarded text provides comprehensive, research-based coverage of general teaching methods for K-12 classrooms in a straightforward, user-friendly approach. 


Methods for Effective Teaching: Meeting the Needs of All Students, Sixth Edition,has been thoroughly revised with the most up-to-date, relevant information on planning, instructional strategies, instructional delivery, classroom management and discipline, assessment, and collaborating with colleagues and parents. Strong coverage is given to both teacher-centered and student-centered strategies, and the author team addresses ways to differentiate instruction, promote student thinking, and actively engage students in learning.  


Among the approaches offered in this text readers will find suitable ones for differentiationing instruction for English language learners, Response to Intervention (RTI) for students with special needs, and places emphasis on culturally responsive teaching. A variety of pedagogical features throughout the textbook accommodate different learning styles and are designed to provoke rich classroom discussions about teacher decision-making and authentic application of the concepts involved. All content is aligned to professional standards, including the recently revised InTASC standards, and the numerous features, tables, and lists of recommendations listed throughout ensure that the text is reader-friendly and practical.

Table of Contents

Part I Foundations Of Teaching Methods

Chapter ONE              The Teacher as a Decision Maker    

Part II Planning Instruction

Chapter TWO              Knowing Your Students        

Chapter THREE          The Fundamentals of Planning          

Chapter FOUR            Planning Lessons and Units  

Part III Selecting Instructional Strategies

Chapter FIVE               Teacher-centered Instructional Strategies          

Chapter SIX                  Student-centered Instructional Strategies       

Chapter SEVEN           Strategies that Promote Understanding, Thinking, and Engagement      

Part IV Managing Instruction and the Classroom

Chapter EIGHT           Managing Lesson Delivery

Chapter NINE              Classroom Management         

Chapter TEN                Classroom Discipline  

Part V Assessing and Reporting Student Performance

Chapter ELEVEN          Assessing Student Performance       

Chapter TWELVE         Grading Systems, Marking, and Reporting  

Part VI Working with Others

Chapter THIRTEEN      Collaborating with Colleagues and Families   

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