Teachers, Schools, and Society

ISBN-10: 0077287371

ISBN-13: 9780077287375

Edition: 9th 2010

Authors: David Miller Sadker, Myra Pollack Sadker, Karen R. Zittleman

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Published on a CD-ROM, The Reader offers greater depth on topics, different points of view, case studies and video clips that allow you to apply your skills and insights to specific situations. The reader includes 48 readings; more than half are new in the 9th edition, 23 case studies, and 17 classroom videos.How can instructors use The Reader? Some assign certain readings on topics they will explore in greater depth in class; others assign readings if they lack the time to cover them in class. The case studies are focused on real-life, practical, problems facing a teacher. They bring a reality test to the ideas in the text. You can explore them individually, in small groups, or in class discussions. The classroom observation videos share short clips of classrooms, teachers and students in action. They are designed to provide you with additional views of what teaching looks like. Just like the readings and case studies, the classroom videos include analysis questions to help you explore the issues raised. The inside front cover of the book includes a table of contents for The Reader. We hope you and your students enjoy and grow from the opinions and ideas that emerge from The Reader.
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Book details

List price: $59.67
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 11/25/2009
Binding: CD-ROM 
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.15" tall
Weight: 0.594
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.

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