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Introduction to Teaching
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Introduction to Teaching
Making a Difference in Student Learning

Fourth Edition

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Education | Education Studies

October 2023 | 576 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Grounded in the realities and complexities of today’s schools, Introduction to Teaching: Making a Difference in Student Learning, Fourth Edition is the ideal text for aspiring teachers. Acclaimed authors Gene E. Hall, Linda F. Quinn, and Donna M. Gollnick thoroughly prepare students to make a difference as teachers, presenting first-hand stories and evidence-based practices while offering a student-centered approach to learning. From true-to-life challenges that teachers will face—reduced funding, low retention, and changing standards—to the inspiration and joy they will discover throughout their teaching careers, this text paints a realistic picture of the real life of a teacher in a post-pandemic era.
 
Part I: Today’s Teachers, Students, and Schools
 
Chapter 1: Becoming a Teacher
 
Chapter 2: Today’s Students
 
Chapter 3: The Exceptionalities of Learners
 
Chapter 4: The Social Context of Schools
 
Chapter 5: Families and Communities
 
Part II: The Foundations of Education
 
Chapter 6: History of Schools in the United States
 
Chapter 7: Developing a Philosophy of Teaching and Learning
 
Chapter 8: Organizing and Financing Schools for Learning
 
Chapter 9: The Law as It Relates to Teaching and Learning
 
Part III: Teaching for Student Learning
 
Chapter 10: Curriculum, Standards, and Benchmarks
 
Chapter 11: Managing the Classroom and Student Behavior
 
Chapter 12: Teaching Strategies
 
Chapter 13: Assessing Student Learning and Using the Results
 
Part IV: Becoming Tomorrow’s Highly Effective Teacher
 
Chapter 14: Succeeding in Your Teacher Education Program, and Beyond

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"A textbook that helps students understand the big picture of teaching, learning, and education."

Stephanie Malone
Shenandoah University

"This book covers the basic information for students to make decisions about becoming a teacher and adds information for students who have already decided. The text helps students in their certification testing."

John Chavez
University of Texas at San Antonio

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