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Act of Teaching

Act of Teaching - 5th edition

Act of Teaching - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780073378398

ISBN10: 0073378399

Act of Teaching by Cruickshank, Metcalf and Jenkins - ISBN 9780073378398
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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Act of Teaching by Cruickshank, Metcalf and Jenkins - ISBN 9780073378398

ISBN13: 9780073378398

ISBN10: 0073378399

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 08
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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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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