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Those Who Can, Teach

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ISBN-10: 0547204884

ISBN-13: 9780547204888

Edition: 12th 2010

Authors: Kevin Ryan, James M. Cooper

List price: $259.95
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Thinking about entering the field of teaching? Before you enter a teacher education program, be sure to read THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH, 12th Edition, and its current, dynamic, and reader-friendly approach designed to help you make an informed decision about entering the teaching profession. Using multiple sources, including biographies, narratives, profiles, and interviews with top educators and scholars, the text encourages you to interact and exposes you to the realities of teaching. This acclaimed author team's direct, conversational tone invites you to reflect on the problems and satisfactions of teaching in the United States and casts a career in teaching as a positive challenge.
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Book details

List price: $259.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 12/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

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…    

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,…    

Let's Get Started
School And Students
Why Teach?
What is a School and What is it For?
Who are Today's Students in a Diverse Society?
What Social Problems Affect Today's Students?
What Is Taught?
What Makes a Teacher Effective?
What Should Teachers Know About Technology and its Impact on Schools?
What are the Ethical and Legal Issues Facing Teachers?
Foundations And The Future.
What are the Philosophical Foundations of American Education?
What is the History of American Education and the Struggle for Educational Opportunities?
How are Schools Governed, Influenced, and Financed?
How Should Education be Reformed?
The Teaching Profession.
What are Your Job Options in Education?
What Can the New Teacher Expect?
What Does it Mean to be a Professional?
Before You Close the Book . . .