America's Teachers: An Introduction to Education (5th Edition)

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  • ISBN-13: 9780205463961
  • ISBN: 0205463967
  • Edition: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: Pearson


Joseph W. Newman


"This book is well-written and is easily accessible to the reader. Each chapter begins with a good overview of the content and the chapters are divided in meaningful ways." --Daniel J. Thompson, Jr., Eastern Connecticut State University"Newman does an excellent job of discussing the growing influence of standardized testing in U.S. public schools." --Winfred Pitts, Southeast Missouri State UniversityWith clear and accessible writing and the strongest research base and documentation available,America's Teachers: An Introduction to Education, Fifth Editionaccurately reflects how teachers themselves feel about their work. With critical and informative material on teaching as an occupation, the foundations of education, and emerging issues affecting today's classrooms, this textbook provides prospective teachers with a realistic look at teaching.NEW TO THIS EDITION: NEW! Internet BlocksLocated in every chapter. These blocks are designed to encourage students to explore issues addressed in the text in more depth. Stronger emphasis on cultural diversity has been integrated into every chapter, especially in Chapters 6 & 8. Information on the importance of state curriculum standards and high-stakes testing as the most prominent school reforms of the early 2000's has been added (Chs. 2, 7, 9 & 11). More attention to educational choice and private education, especially home schooling, is present in Chapter 10, "Private Schools versus Public Schools." Updated information on students and youth culture can be found in Chapter 8. Package this text with MyLabSchool--a powerful set of online tools that bring the classroom to life!See inside cover and visit www.mylabschool.com for more information!Joseph W. Newman is the author of 'America's Teachers: An Introduction to Education (5th Edition)', published 2005 under ISBN 9780205463961 and ISBN 0205463967.

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