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Teacher Education in the 21st Century
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Teacher Education in the 21st Century

Edited by:
  • Rashmi Kumar - Specialist in STEM Learning, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Subhash Chander - Central Institute of Education (Department of Education), University of Delhi
  • Bharti Kaushik - Department of Education of Groups with Special Needs (DEGSN), NCERT, New Delhi


September 2018 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

The book provides a valuable insight for teachers and teacher-educators to act on the demands of teaching in the 21st century and helps them develop their pedagogical practices accordingly.

Teacher Education in the 21st Century presents a series of focused ideas and classroom plans along with real-life examples for enhancing the quality of teacher preparation efforts to develop young minds for the future. The editors and contributors have incorporated principles of constructive teaching, inclusive education and integration of technology throughout the book. The book explicitly contextualizes the teaching practices and pedagogies in the social, cultural and linguistic landscape of India.

The learning pedagogies, resource ideas, case studies, flow charts and classroom activities in this book lay the essential groundwork for teachers and teacher-educators to apply in their daily teaching. The examples and case studies span across teaching contexts in primary, middle and high school grade levels.

Key Features:

• New and emerging interdisciplinary curricular areas.

• Emphasis on ongoing professional development for teachers.

• New-age pedagogical practices for teachers and students.

• Highlights the importance of collaborative efforts between and among teachers, parents, school administrators, and ancillary school professionals.

Rashmi Kumar
Introduction
 
THE NEW ESSENTIALS
Rashmi Kumar
21st Century Learning Opportunities
 
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND PROFICIENCY
Subhash Chander
ICT for 21st Century Education
Subhash Chander
Collaborating with Colleagues
Rashmi Kumar
Communicating with Parents
 
FOCUSED LEARNING IN DISCIPLINES
Achla Tandon and Geetanjali Kala
Literacy, Language, and Social Sciences
Rashmi Kumar
Teaching and Learning in STEM
 
WIDER COMMITMENT
Bharti Kaushik and Shruti Shankar Gaur
Inclusive Education
Bharti Kaushik and Shruti Shankar Gaur
Interdisciplinary Teaching
Sheela Rajeshwari and Priyanka Varshney
Developing Professional Identity of Teachers
Rashmi Kumar
Closing Thoughts
 
Index

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ISBN: 9789352807307
£20.00