Summary: Foundations of American Education Sixth Edition L. Dean Webb, Arlene Metha, and K. Forbis Jordan The Sixth Edition ofFoundations of American Educationemphasizes the defining topics in education today - a diverse population, an increasingly globalized society, and the impact of standards and assessment on student learning. Explore this text to gain an understanding of how the evolution of education affects today's teaching and learning in a constantly changing world. Understand critic ...show moreal topics in education today NEW!Reflect on Diversitymargin notes- Integrated throughout every chapter, icons highlight diversity coverage and questions encourage you to stop and reflect on the implications of chapter content for diverse learners. Chapter 14Curriculum and Instruction-Now combined, this revised chapter brings the two topics together to emphasize their relationship and to show how curriculum and instruction are interdependent. NEW! Chapter 15Assessment-As an important part of the teaching and learning process, this new chapter highlights the major purposes and types of educational assessment and the role of assessment in standards-based education. Chapter 16Education in a Global Context- This revised chapter focuses on current educational trends including globalization, changing demographics, and the usefulness of educational technology. Read, think about, and respond to current educational issues ABC NewsandVideo Insightfeature- Five new videos have been added for a total of nine to connect chapter content to current and controversial issues in education. Controversial Issuefeature- Consider your values and beliefs as you read about and reflect on controversial school issues complete withforandagainststatements for your consideration. Reflect on how the past influences education today Ask Yourselffeature- To help develop a personal philosophy of education, this feature stimulates reflective thought and helps you develop a better understanding of teaching. Historical Notefeature- Located in every chapter, this feature focuses on specific educational developments resulting in educational change or on individuals who have exerted leadership in education. For Your Reflection and Analysismargin notes- Questions encourage you to think critically about chapter content, connect it to your own thinking and beliefs, and consider your responses. Explore Innovative Learning Technology Take control of your learning throughMyEducationLab,a research-based learning tool that brings teaching in today's classrooms to life. The MyEducationLab margin notes located throughout the text extend your learning through authentic in-classroom video, student artifacts, and more. The ABC News videos introduced in the book'sVideo Insightfeature can be found on MyEducationLab. In addition, the Resources section will help you prepare for your licensure exam and your career with tools that include ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 6TH 10
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