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Introduction to Education

Fourth Edition


December 2018 | SAGE Publications, Inc

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This dynamic interactive eBook goes way beyond highlighting and note-taking, giving you access to SAGE Premium Video—curated and produced specifically for Teach: Introduction to Education, Fourth Edition. Read your mobile-friendly eBook and access SAGE Premium Video and multimedia tools anywhere, anytime across desktop, smartphone, and tablet devices. Simply click on icons in the eBook to experience a broad array of multimedia features, including:

  • VIDEO: Boost learning and bolster analysis with SAGE Premium Video, including video cases. Recapping the fundamentals in every chapter, each video activity is paired with chapter learning objectives and tied to assessment via SAGE coursepacks, offering an engaging approach that appeals to diverse learners.
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Part I: Thinking About Teaching: Making the Decision
 
Chapter 1: Becoming a Teacher: Looking Forward and Backward at the Same Time
1-1 Looking Backward: Talking about Teaching

 
1-2 Looking Forward: The Profession

 
1-3 The Workplace: School Climate and School Culture

 
1-4 An Era of Testing and Standardization

 
 
Chapter 2: Teaching Stories
2-1 Taking the Roll Call for Students and Teachers

 
2-2 Excitement and Challenges in Teaching

 
2-3 Teaching and Vision

 
2-4 Support for Teachers

 
2-5 Teachers as Lifelong Learners

 
 
Part II: Educational Foundations: History and Instructional Practices
 
Chapter 3: A History of Schooling in America
3-1 An Introduction to the History of U.S. Public Education

 
3-2 The Swinging Pendulum: Dominant Philosophies Influencing Education

 
3-3 Educational Reform: Funding, Priorities, and Standards

 
 
Chapter 4: What Does It Mean to Teach and to Learn?
4-1 Can Anyone Teach?

 
4-2 Pedagogy and Instruction

 
4-3 How People Learn

 
4-4 Understanding by Design

 
4-5 What Is a Curriculum?

 
4-6 Assessment: How Do We Know What They Know?

 
4-7 Becoming a Teacher

 
 
Part III: Looking at Today's Schools
 
Chapter 5: Who Are Today’s Students?
5-1 The Students: A Changing Landscape

 
5-2 Students Who Are at Risk

 
5-3 Student Diversity: Challenges and Opportunities

 
5-4 Multiple Intelligences: What Does It Mean to Be “Smart”?

 
5-5 Multiple Intelligences Are Not Learning Styles

 
5-6 Teaching the Broad Range of Diverse Students

 
 
Chapter 6: Contemporary Trends in Education
6-1 The Inclusion Classroom

 
6-2 Universal Design for Learning

 
6-3 The Education of Gifted and Talented Students

 
6-4 Differentiated Instruction

 
6-5 Social and Emotional Learning

 
6-6 The Power of Projects and Problems for Student Learning

 
6-7 The Achievement Gap

 
6-8 Creating a Safe School Climate: The Concern about Violence in Schools

 
6-9 Protecting the Rights of Students

 
6-10 The Rights and Responsibilities of Teachers

 
 
Chapter 7: Classroom Teaching in a Digital World
7-1 Students and Social Media

 
7-2 Classrooms and Smartphones

 
7-3 The Problem of Information Overload

 
7-4 Internet Technology and Learning

 
7-5 Internet Safety

 
7-6 The Digital Divide

 
7-7 Assistive Technology

 
 
Chapter 8: The Global Classroom
8-1 Online Education in the Knowledge Economy

 
8-2 Globalization and Learning

 
8-3 Teaching in the Global Classroom

 
 
Part IV: Classrooms, Communities, and You
 
Chapter 9: The Classroom as Community
9-1 Building Community in the Classroom

 
9-2 Preventing Harassment and Bullying

 
9-3 School Safety and Gun Violence Prevention

 
9-4 Classroom Community and Goodness of Fit

 
 
Chapter 10: Making the Decision to Become a Teacher
10-1 Goodness of Fit

 
10-2 Getting Started in the Teaching Profession

 
10-3 Educational Associations

 
10-4 Build Your Teaching Portfolio

 
Key features

NEW TO THIS EDITION: 

  • Revised chapter-opening learning outcomes focus readers’ attention on the themes of the chapter and act as a helpful roadmap.
  • Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards are now connected in every chapter.
  • Each chapter features stories from teachers and classroom observations that bring authenticity to the content.
  • End-of-chapter pedagogy supports student comprehension by summarizing learning outcomes, listing important key terms, providing journal prompts, and positioning succinct review questions that speak to the chapter’s themes and content.
  • Timely topics including the STEM, STEAM, and Maker Movements, student diversity, school safety and gun violence, the enormous role that technology plays in teaching and learning, sexual orientation and gender identity, and more are explored.
  • SAGE coursepacks allows instructors to import high-quality content into their school’s learning management system (LMS) with no access codes.
  • SAGE edge provides students helpful tools, including eFlashcards, practice quizzes, a customizable action plan, and more, all in one easy-to-use online environment.
  • An all-new end-of-book glossary provides clear definitions for all of the key terms used in the text.

KEY FEATURES: 

  • SAGE Premium Video produced exclusively for this text shows footage from real, diverse classrooms, allowing teachers-in-training to get a sense of what to expect in their future classes.
  • Brief yet comprehensive chapters present material in an engaging and accessible format, without sacrificing important content.
  • Writing and Reflection boxes help students explore teaching as a possible profession.
  • Authenticity is rooted throughout the text with stories from real teachers and opportunities for students to reflect on their connection with the material via Writing and Reflection boxes.
 

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