Teachers, Schools, and Society with Student CD-ROM

ISBN-10: 0073331619

ISBN-13: 9780073331614

Edition: 8th 2008 (Revised)

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'Teachers, Schools and Society' is designed for introductory courses in teacher education, and provides balanced coverage of all aspects of American education.
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List price: $186.67
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/12/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

David Sadker has taught in middle and senior high schools, as well as at the college level, and has been a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and American University (Washington, DC) for more than three decades. He and his late wife Myra Sadker, gained a national reputation for research and publications concerning the impact of gender in schools. (To learn more about Myra�s life and work, visit www.sadker.org). Dr. Sadker has degrees from CCNY, Harvard University, and the University of Massachusetts. He has written several books and numerous articles in both professional and popular journals. He co-authored Failing at Fairness: How Our Schools Cheat Girls, (Touchstone Press in 1995), and his research has been reported in hundreds of newspapers and magazines including USA Today, USA Weekend, Parade Magazine, Business Week, The Washington Post, The London Times, The New York Times, Time, and Newsweek. He has appeared on local and national television and radio shows such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Phil Donahue�s The Human Animal, National Public Radio�s All Things Considered and Talk of the Nation, and twice on Dateline: NBC with Jane Pauley. The Sadkers received the American Educational Research Association�s award for the best review of research published in the United States (1991), their professional service award in 1995, and their Willystine Goodsell award in 2004. The Sadkers were recognized with the Eleanor Roosevelt Award from The American Association of University Women in 1995, and the Gender Architect Award from the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education in 2001. David Sadker has received two honorary doctorates. . .

Karen R. Zittleman came to American University as a graduate student, worked with Dr. Sadker on gender equity research, then began researching teacher education issues, and now has graduated to co-author of this text. Karen brings both energy and insights to this textbook. Karen attended the University of Wisconsin for her bachelor�s degree, and American University for her master�s and doctorate. She teaches at American University�s School of Education, and has been a virtual teacher for several courses offered online through the Women�s Educational Equity Act. Her articles about gender, Title IX, and teacher education appear in the Journal of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership, Phi Delta Kappan, Principal and other professional journals. She is a contributing author to Teaching and Gender Equity: Foundations, Skills, Methods and Strategies (Lawrence Erlbaum publishers), and has created several equity websites. Karen has also authored Making Public Schools Great for Every Girl and Boy, an instructional guide on promoting equity in math and science instruction (National Educational Association), and educational film guides for A Hero for Daisy and Apple Pie: Raising Champions. She is project manager for Myra Sadker Advocates. Karen�s research interests have focused on educational equity, foundations of education, teacher preparation, and spirituality in education. .

Teachers and Students
Becoming a Teacher
Different Ways of Learning
Culturally Responsive Teaching RAP Introduction RAP
Schools and Curriculum
Schools: Choices and Challenges
Student Life in School and at Home
Curriculum, Standards, and Testing RAP
Foundations
The History of American Education
Philosophy of Education
Financing and Governing America's Schools
School Law and Ethics RAP
Your Classroom
Teacher Effectiveness
Your First Classroom
Q and A Guide to Entering the Teaching Profession The Courage to Teach: A Final Word RAP Text
Appendixes
State Offices for Teacher Certification and Licensure
Praxis Teacher Competency Exams and Sample Test Questions Online
Appendixes
Curricular Tension Points and Trends
Classroom Observation Guidelines
Software by Subject Area
A Summary of Selected Reports on Education Reform
Glossary
Notes
Credits
Index
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