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Teachers, Schools, and Society A Brief Introduction to Education

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ISBN-10: 0073378550

ISBN-13: 9780073378558

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: David M. Sadker, Karen Zittleman

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Combining the brevity of a streamlined Introduction to Education text with the support package of a much more expensive book, the brief edition ofTeachers, Schools, and Societyencourages experienced instructors to explore their own creativity while ensuring that newer faculty can teach the course with confidence. David Sadker's and Karen Zittleman's lively writing style captures the joys and challenges of teaching. The text stresses the importance of fairness and justice in school and society, focuses on the most crucial topic areas, and integrates the most current issues in education. In addition, the wealth of activities included--from online video observations to portfolio-building…    
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Book details

List price: $74.69
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/31/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Weight: 2.090
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 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…    

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,…    

Teachers and Students
The Teaching Profession and You
Different Ways of Learning
Teaching Your Diverse Students
Student Life in School and at Home
The Multicultural History of American Education
Philosophy of Education
Financing and Governing America's Schools
School Law and Ethics
Schools and Classrooms
Schools: Choices and Challenges
Curriculum, Standards, and Testing
Becoming an Effective Teacher
INTASC Reflective Activities for Your Portfolio
Teacher Competency Exams and Praxis Sample Test Questions
State Departments of Education
Summary of Educational Reform Reports
Classroom Observation Guidelines
Curricular Tension Points and Trends
Q and A Guide to Entering the Teaching Profession