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📒Exploring The Foundations Of American Education Second Edition ✍ Perry Anthony Castelli
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📒Exploring The Foundations Of American Education Third Edition ✍ Perry A. Castelli
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📒Exploring Education ✍ Alan R. Sadovnik
📝Exploring Education Book Synopsis : This much-anticipated fifth edition of Exploring Education offers an alternative to traditional foundations texts by combining a point-of-view analysis with primary source readings. Pre- and in-service teachers will find a solid introduction to the foundations disciplines -- history, philosophy, politics, and sociology of education -- and their application to educational issues, including school organization and teaching, curriculum and pedagogic practices, education and inequality, and school reform and improvement. This edition features substantive updates, including additions to the discussion of neo-liberal educational policy, recent debates about teacher diversity, updated data and research, and new selections of historical and contemporary readings. At a time when foundations of education are marginalized in many teacher education programs and teacher education reform pushes scripted approaches to curriculum and instruction, Exploring Education helps teachers to think critically about the "what" and "why" behind the most pressing issues in contemporary education.
📝Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education A H 2 I Z 3 Biographies visual history index Book Synopsis :
📒Foundations Of American Higher Education ✍ James L. Bess
📝Foundations of American Higher Education Book Synopsis : This comprehensive introduction to the basics of American higher education presents 51 articles by some of today's most respected leaders in the field, in four parts. The readings chosen for this volume are intentionally introductory and are often descriptive, rather than issue oriented. They are designed to help the reader map out the territory of higher education, recognize the key concepts, identify some of the prominent experts who write about them, and explore some of the still unanswered questions. Part I: The Scope of Higher Education in American Society, introduces readers to the scope of higher education in American society and the world with readings with historical, philosophical and sociological perspectives. Part II: The Participants, considers the divers array of people that make up today's student body, and those who make up the faculty that conduct research, develop curriculum and deliver much of the intellectual content of a college education. Part III: The Conduct of Education and Research, contains readings that look at the modes by which the activities of the faculty and students affairs staff are carried out. Part IV: The Management of the College or University, explores the support system that allows the faculty and student affairs personnel to conduct their own work and considers the nature of the system components outside of the institutions that effect internal policy.
📒Introduction To Teaching ✍ James Johnson
📝Introduction to Teaching Book Synopsis : Introduction to Teaching: Helping Students Learn provides students and instructors with the tools with which they can achieve the many goals of today's Introduction to Education course or its equivalent. The book introduces prospective teachers to the dynamic world of teaching and learning and to the realities of the classroom experience by providing engaging student-focused activities, rich real-life examples, and thoughtful reflective exercises that will encourage students to think critically and to develop their own ideas and personal philosophy of education. This active learning approach enables prospective teachers to develop both a knowledge core about education and the critical tools they will need to meet the challenges they will face as educators in today's fast-paced, highly connected society. By exposing students to the realities of teaching, the book will help students decide if teaching is the right career for them. This text is built around two themes that are central to an exploration of the professional education field: student learning and diverse voices. As students consider a teaching career, it is important that they not lose sight of what is the most fundamental goal of education—to help students learn. The text will encourage students to examine each aspect of education as it relates to student learning. Additionally, as students explore the possibilities in being a teacher, they will begin to develop their own philosophy of education. This text will provide the prospective teacher with opportunities to explore multiple perspectives on a variety of issues of importance to today's teachers, and encourage the reader to develop his or her own personal voice as an educator and to make that voice heard in the educational community.
📒Leaders In The Sociology Of Education ✍ Alan R. Sadovnik
📝Leaders in the Sociology of Education Book Synopsis : Leaders in the Sociology of Education: Intellectual Self-Portraits contains eighteen self-portraits written by some of the leading sociologists of education in the world. Representing the United States, the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong, the authors discuss a variety of factors that have affected their lifetime of scholarship, including their childhoods, their education and mentors, the state of the field during their “coming of age,” the institutions where they have worked, the major sociologists during their lifetimes, the political and economic conditions during their lifetimes, and the social and political movements during their lifetimes. These autobiographical essays reveal a great deal not only about their work and their influences, but also about themselves. Taken as a whole, the book provides sociology of knowledge about the creation of sociology of education research since the 1960s. It reveals a number of important themes central to all of the authors’ work, including educational inequality; the influence of the classical sociological theorists, Karl Marx, Max Weber and Emile Durkheim; and the influence of more recent classical sociologists of education, Basil Bernstein, Pierre Bourdieu and James Coleman. The authors’ research represents a variety of theoretical and methodological orientations including functionalism, conflict and critical theory, interactionist theory and feminist theory, as well as quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods research. Finally, the editors discuss a number of lessons to be learned from the lives and works of these sociologists of education.
📒Foundations Of American Education ✍ Diann L. Musial
📝Foundations of American Education Book Synopsis : For courses in Foundations of Education and Introduction to Teaching. Focuses on becoming an effective teacher in challenging times. Education constantly changes-and teachers need to continue learning through professional development and educational research to improve their performance in tomorrow's classrooms. Foundations of American Education addresses the realities and challenges of teaching head on. With many new references and an emphasis on emerging trends that are impacting our schools, such as the Common Core Standards, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), and social and global networking, this text encourages students to embrace new methods of instruction. Concepts are explored through current discussions of theory and practice in such critical areas as advocacy, legislation, and the current social, political, and economic climate. Also available with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with embedded videos, video-based exercises and self-check quizzes. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; the Enhanced Pearson eText does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with the Enhanced Pearson eText, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and the Enhanced Pearson eText, search for: 00134995163 / 9780134995168 Foundations of American Education: Becoming Effective Teachers in Challenging Times, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version - Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134894995 / 9780134894997 Foundations of American Education: Becoming Effective Teachers in Challenging Times 0134481135 / 9780134481135 Foundations of American Education: Becoming Effective Teachers in Challenging Times, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card
📒Critical Essays On Resistance In Education ✍ David M. Moss
📝Critical Essays on Resistance in Education Book Synopsis : The notion of resistance resides as a deep-seated premise underpinning the democratic foundation of the United States. Given the distinctive standing of public education in the U.S., this book explores the multiple roles---and numerous contexts---that resistance plays in contemporary educational settings. Resistance in education creates, or reflects, the multiple counter-discourses that arise to challenge the one or more dominant discourses in any given educational setting. There is potency in the plurality of the varied and sometimes controversial arguments provided by each essay in this volume, which should be read by everyone interested in the concept within the framework of education today. "It is possible to say that resistance in education has always been resisted; the point, of course, is who is doing the resisting. Why they are resisting, what they are resisting, and whose interests are being served by these acts of resistance. David M. Moss and Terry A. Osborn's provocative collection of essays on educational resistance gives new scope and meaning to the term `resistance' in the context of today's challenges to and on behalf of social justice education. It is an important contribution to the field of critical education."---Peter McLaren, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
📒School Psychology For The 21st Century Second Edition ✍ Kenneth W. Merrell
📝School Psychology for the 21st Century Second Edition Book Synopsis : A leading introductory text, this authoritative volume comprehensively describes the school psychologist's role in promoting positive academic, behavioral, and emotional outcomes for all students. The book emphasizes a problem-solving-based, data-driven approach to practice in today's diverse schools. It grounds the reader in the concepts and tools needed to become a competent, ethical practitioner; implement and evaluate multi-tiered interventions; and facilitate systems-level change. Useful pedagogical features include illustrative vignettes and end-of-chapter discussion questions and activities. New to This Edition*Incorporates up-to-date research findings and professional standards.*Expanded coverage of response to intervention, cultural and linguistic diversity issues, and evidence-based practice in mental health.*Chapter on legal issues includes expanded coverage of IDEIA and other recent federal mandates.