Summary: ''What should a beginning teacher know and be able to do? What should an experienced teacher know and be able to do?'' ''The decision about what content to include in The Act of Teaching was based on the answers to these questions. In developing this practical guide to effective teaching, the authors were guided by work done at the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to determine what a competent beginning teacher should know; and work done by the National Board for Professional Teachi
ng Standards to determine what an experienced teacher should know.''--BOOK JACKET.
Summary: ''What should a beginning teacher know and be able to do? What should an experienced teacher know and be able to do?'' ''The decision about what content to include in The Act of Teaching was based on the answers to these questions. In developing this practical guide to effective teaching, the authors were guided by work done at the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to determine what a competent beginning teacher should know; and work done by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to determine what an experienced teacher should know.''--BOOK JACKET. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:5TH 08 Cover: Paperback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 02/25/2008 International: No
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The Act of Teaching, Fifth Edition PART ONE: THE BACKDROP OF TEACHING
Chapter 1: Factors that Influence How We Teach
Chapter 2: The Challenge of Teaching in a Changing Society
Chapter 3: Teaching Diverse Students
Chapter 4: Three Schools of Thought About Learning and Teaching
Chapter 5: Getting to Know Your Students and Motivating Them to Learn PART TWO: THE ACT OF TEACHING
Chapter 6: Planning Instruction
Chapter 7: Four Instructional Alternatives: Presentation, Discussion, Independent Study, and Individualized Instruction
Chapter 8: Four More Instructional Alternatives: Cooperative Learning, Discovery Learning, Constructivism, and Direct Instruction
Chapter 9: Evaluating Students' Learning PART THREE: THE EFFECTIVE TEACHER
Chapter 10: Personal Attributes and Characteristics of Effective Teachers
Chapter 11: Professional Skills and Abilities of Effective Teachers
Chapter 12: Classroom Management Skills of Effective Teachers
Chapter 13: Problem Solving Skills of Effective Teachers
Chapter 14: Reflective Skills of Effective Teachers PRACTICE TEACHING MANUAL Unit 1 Microteaching: Practicing Critical Teaching Skills Unit 2 Reflective Teaching: Practicing Being a Thoughtful Practitioner Unit 3 Room 221: A Simulation: Solving Classroom Problems Appendix: How the Act of Teaching Meets the Requirements of Praxis III Glossary Credits Indexes
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