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Teachers, Schools, and Society A Brief Introduction to Education

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ISBN-10: 0078110432

ISBN-13: 9780078110436

Edition: 4th 2016

Authors: David M. Sadker, Karen Zittleman

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The fourth edition of Teachers, Schools, and Society: A Brief Introduction to Education encourages instructional creativity while providing practical teaching ideas for both new and experienced instructors. The authors’ 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 today’s crucial topics, and integrates today’s challenges to the nation’s schools. The fourth edition is now available online with Connect, McGraw-Hill Education’s integrated assignment and assessment platform, which includes SmartBook, the first and only adaptive reading experience designed to change the way students…    
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Book details

List price: $141.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 2/16/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.90" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 1.738

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…    

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,…