Kaleidoscope Readings in Education

ISBN-10: 0618643621
ISBN-13: 9780618643622
Edition: 11th 2007
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Description: This comprehensive collection of high-interest readings drawn from a wide range of sources (contemporary, classic, academic, and popular) is designed to correlate with the goals of Introduction to Education and Foundations in Education courses.  More...

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List price: $108.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 3/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

This comprehensive collection of high-interest readings drawn from a wide range of sources (contemporary, classic, academic, and popular) is designed to correlate with the goals of Introduction to Education and Foundations in Education courses. Accompanying pedagogical features, such as introductions, focus questions, post-reading notes, discussion questions, and a glossary, engage students and guide them in thinking critically about the readings. With 30 percent new readings, the Eleventh Edition provides current viewpoints on such important topics as classroom management, teacher salaries, accountability, standardized tests, sources of student diversity, gender equity, inclusion, multicultural education, and education of gifted and talented students."New!" "Focus Questions" at the beginning of each article guide readers in thinking about the most important point or issue in the reading.Designation of "Education Classics" articles throughout the text by means of a special icon highlights readings that are considered classics in the field; an accompanying rationale for the classification is provided in the pedagogy.Emphasis on national standards includes several articles focusing on standards and education reform."Revised!" Strengthened coverage of social issues/tension points features a revised section, "Diversity and Social Issues," offering new articles.Correlation charts facilitate the use this reader with either "Those Who Can, Teach," 11/e, by Ryan and Cooper or "Foundations of Education," 9/e, by Ornstein and Levine.Houghton Mifflin Video Cases, four- to six-minute video modules presenting real classroom scenarios, enable students to observe the day-to-day challenges andrewards of teaching from the convenience of their computers. Available on the Online Teaching and Study Centers, HM Video Cases are enhanced by classroom artifacts, Viewing Questions, Interview Transcripts, Key Terms, and bonus video footage.

Kevin Ryan, Ph.D., Stanford University, is Professor Emeritus of Education at Boston University School of Education. He is also the founding director of the Center for Character and Social Responsibility. A former high school English teacher, Dr. Ryan was a tenured faculty member at the University of Chicago and the Ohio State University before moving to Boston University. In 1970 Ryan was granted an Alfred North Whitehead Fellowship at Harvard University. Since then he received the Boston University Scholar-Teacher Award, the National Award of Distinction by the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, and the Paideia Society's Award for Educational Excellence. Ryan has written and edited 22 books and over 100 articles on teacher and character education. He is also the author of TEACHING FOR STUDENT LEARNING: BECOMING A MASTER TEACHER (with James M. Cooper, �2012, Cengage); THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH, 14th Edition (with James M. Cooper and Cheryl Bolick, �2016, Cengage); and the editor of KALEIDOSCOPE: CONTEMPORARY AND CLASSIC READINGS IN EDUCATION, 13th Edition (with James Cooper, � 2012, Cengage).

James M. Cooper is Professor Emeritus from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, where he served as Commonwealth Professor of Education (1984-2004) and Dean of the School (1984-1994). As Dean of the Curry School of Education, he led the initiative to restructure the teacher education program, moving to an innovative five-year program that integrates the study of arts and sciences, professional education, and field experiences. In addition, he has authored, co-authored, or edited over 60 book chapters, journal articles, monographs, and books, including TEACHING FOR STUDENT LEARNING: BECOMING A MASTER TEACHER (with Kevin Ryan, � 2012, Cengage); THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH, 14th Edition (with Kevin Ryan and Cheryl Bolick, � 2016, Cengage); KALEIDOSCOPE: CONTEMPORARY AND CLASSIC READINGS IN EDUCATION, 13th Edition (with Kevin Ryan, � 2012, Cengage), and CLASSROOM TEACHING SKILLS (�2014, Cengage), for which he served as editor and one of the authors. He is also series editor of the Educator's Guide series (Cengage). His books and articles address the areas of teacher education, supervision of teachers, case studies in teacher education, and technology and teacher education. Cooper has also received many honors, including a Fulbright-Hays Award for Lecturing in Portugal and recognition as one of the nation's Distinguished Teacher Educators from the Association of Teacher Educators.

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The Influence of Teachers
Letter from a Teacher
Room to Learn
Calling in the Cosmos
Reflection Is at the Heart of Practice
The Heart of the Matter
The Great Teacher Question: Beyond Competencies
Why Johnny Can't Fail
Selecting ""Star"" Teachers for Children and You
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