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Curriculum Planning

Author : Kenneth T. Henson
ISBN : 9781478608967
Genre : Education
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Like the three critically acclaimed prior editions, the fourth edition of this information-packed volume offers a comprehensive treatment of the nature of the curriculum development process and the nature of twenty-first-century education reform. In a style notable for its lack of jargon and digressive pedagogy, the author simplifies the sound foundations and principles of curriculum development as they apply to the implementation of major education reform. This revised and expanded edition features cutting-edge research and the latest predictions of future trends. The books three integrated themesmulticultural education, constructivism, and education reformare more relevant than ever in the twenty-first century. The empowerment and involvement of teachers, students, and parents from all cultural and ethnic backgrounds has increased, with collaboration as the motivating force. Throughout, readers will find documentation of the continued impact of the No Child Left Behind legislation on all facets of education and school reform and the latest implications for educators at all levels, including the importance of concept development and action research as a key to curriculum planning and education reform. The fourth edition promotes engaged learning with: tips from educators across the country on highly effective curriculum planning and education reform activities and strategies the latest educational technology, including blogs, podcasting, WebQuests, and iTunes U new or updated case studies by teachers and administrators that detail curriculum-planning experiences and apply abstract concepts to real-world situations end-of-chapter focus questions, summaries of advances and concerns, and activities for readers who wish to pursue additional learning opportunities in each chapter up-to-date Internet resources

Mentorship Strategies In Teacher Education

Author : Dikilitas, Kenan
ISBN : 9781522540519
Genre : Education
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Mentoring in teacher education has been a key issue in ensuring the healthy development of teacher learning. Variety in the actualization of mentoring can lead to the exposition of new qualities and the evolving roles that mentors might undertake. Mentorship Strategies in Teacher Education provides emerging research on international educational mentoring practices and their implementation in teacher education. While highlighting topics such as e-mentoring, preservice teachers, and teacher program evaluation, this publication explores the implementations and implications that inform the existing practices of teacher education mentoring. This book is a vital resource for researchers, educators, and practitioners seeking current research on the understanding and development of existing mentorship strategies in a variety of fields and disciplines.

Creating Excellence

Author : Vernon G. Smith
ISBN : 9781475814354
Genre : Education
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This book is intended to be used by principals who have inherited a school that is failing or not achieving to a desired level.

Secondary And Middle School Methods

Author : Allan C. Ornstein
ISBN : 0205263763
Genre : Education
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Secondary and Middle School Methods prepares secondary school teachers and help experienced teachers improve their teaching and instruction by focusing on the methods and principles of teaching the "how-to" approach.Combining a broad approach of methodology, from research to theory to practice, this text helps the prospective teacher understand the essential methods and principles necessary for professional competence. The authors also address current issues in today's society, such as No Child Left Behind and teaching diverse learners, and examine the effects of federal legislation on students and teachers. In addition, an assortment of activities, tables, and topics for discussion prepare the reader for future application to secondary school settings serving diverse populations of students.

Teaching Young Children In Multicultural Classrooms Issues Concepts And Strategies

Author : Wilma Robles de Melendez
ISBN : 9781337672214
Genre : Education
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TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN IN MULTICULTURAL CLASSROOMS: ISSUES, CONCEPTS, AND STRATEGIES, 5th Edition, covers the historical, theoretical, political, and sociological aspects of multicultural education as it relates to young children. Featuring practical guidelines, curriculum suggestions, case studies, and techniques for use in the classroom, this comprehensive resource is appropriate for those studying to become early childhood educators and for practicing professionals. Updated with new research, statistics, and demographic data, the fifth edition also features a full-color design, numbered learning objectives correlated to section heads, expanded coverage of standards, more opportunities for reflection, a variety of individual and group activities, updated children's literature lists, and a prominent emphasis on the benefits of teaching multiculturalism from a global perspective. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Curriculum Foundations Principles And Issues

Author : Allan C. Ornstein
ISBN : UVA:X004745614
Genre : Education
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Updated to include the most current thinking in curriculum, the text engages the reader in its discussion of both technical and non-technical models of curriculum development. Ornstein and Hunkins discuss these models, not to urge acceptance of a narrow view of curriculum thinking, but to allow students to comprehend the assumptions behind these models and to learn how they might utilize these models in a changing and emerging curriculum environment.

K 8 Instructional Methods

Author : Allan C. Ornstein
ISBN : 0205464785
Genre : Education
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This book presents preservice and novice teachers with relevant instructional methods, strategies, and techniques to help them develop an understanding of how literacy instruction impacts the entire K-8 curriculum.Students' success in school, particularly in these days of vigorous academic standards and high-stakes testing, is related to their abilities to read, comprehend, analyze, and reflect through critical thinking, writing, and computer interactions. The authors demonstrate solid instructional practices that emphasize reading and related literacy development through the content subjects in each grade-K-8.Preservice and Novice teachers.

Supervisory Leadership

Author : Don M. Beach
ISBN : UOM:39015047559441
Genre : Business & Economics
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Supervisory Leadership emphasizes leadership practices and covers the concepts, principles, and skills needed to be a successful supervisor. This new, well-researched and comprehensive book describes the supervisor's work with teachers as moving from a deficit model (helping) to a collegial, cooperative, mentoring approach. It also provides helpful connections that describe and support the role of supervisors in school culture. The authors provide a view of contemporary supervisory practice with particular attention given to the importance of past practices, the work place and culture, leadership qualities, communication skills, models and mechanics of the supervision process, and the process of change and decision-making. Written in a language that is easily understood, Supervisory Leadership provides an interactive, realistic and meaningful learning experience that offers continuous opportunities for readers to reflect upon their own leadership skills development. For supervisors and educational administrators.

Developing The Curriculum

Author : Peter F. Oliva
ISBN : UVA:X004773968
Genre : Education
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This highly readable, practical text guides students step-by-step through the process of curriculum development, providing a solid foundation of key models and concepts. "Developing the Curriculum, Sixth Edition, " is full of references to classic and current curriculum writings, providing students with a synthesis of historic and contemporary principles and practices associated with creating an effective curriculum. In addition, the author introduces a model that combines curriculum and instruction and carefully explores issues and challenges at each stage. Features: Up-to-date coverage reflects today's best practices and current trends in current development. Actual examples are interspersed throughout each chapter to reinforce major chapter content. Each chapter contains objectives, Website and media references, end-of-chapter questions as well as supplementary exercises, providing students the opportunity to critically analyze and review key concepts and strategies. Extensive bibliographies enable students to conduct research on chapter topics. Chapter 15, Issues in Curriculum Development, provides clear and concise analyses accompanied by an easy-to-use bibliography. An Appendix provides teachers with references to ERIC Clearinghouses, Regional Educational Laboratories, National Research and Development Centers, Institute of Education Sciences, and curriculum journals. Peter F. Oliva, formerly professor and chairperson at Southern Illinois University, Florida International University, and Georgia Southern University, is author of several textbooks. He has taught in high school and at the Universities of Florida, Hawaii, Mississippi, and Indiana State University.

Teaching And Learning In The Elementary School

Author : Judy Reinhartz
ISBN : 0023992859
Genre : Education
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This comprehensive, realistic view of teaching and curriculum development in the contemporary elementary school, uses an interactive, reflective, and research-based approach supported with numerous practical explanations, examples, and illustrations.Written in easy-to-understand language, it 1) covers the historical, philosophical, social, and psychological background of teaching and curriculum development, 2) outlines the steps and strategies for planning, implementing, and assessing the curriculum and for teaching throughout construction of traditional or thematic teaching units, and 3) offers an overview of the various subject areas taught in the elementary school (concepts, goals, resources, and tools).Practicing elementary school teachers.

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