Based on the successful introductory textBecoming a Teacher,this breakout text explains what it takes to create an effective, learning-oriented classroom. With coverage of such topics as creating a multicultural curriculum, assessing student learning, and utilizing technology in the classroom,Curriculum and Instruction for Becoming a Teacheroffers advice that prepares pre-service teachers for their first year in the classroom. The text focuses on two critical elements of teachingwhat is taught and how it is taught.Features: Chapter-opening scenariosengage the reader and emphasize the content's relevance to the daily lives of real teachers. "Relevant Standards"features in every chapter link content to performance standards on teacher development set forth by INTASC, NCATE, PRAXIS, and NPBTS. "Teachers'Voices"features present short, first-person articles illustrating how teachers apply chapter content to actual classroom situations, providing firsthand insights into real-world challenges teachers face and practical solutions for meeting those challenges. "Case for Reflection"features in every chapter present decision-making or problem-solving situations to reflect upon and resolve, providing readers with an opportunity to apply new learning in specific problem-solving contexts. "Technology in Teaching" features in every chapter critically explore the ever-changing uses of technology and the Internet and their impact on teaching.Package this text withMyLabSchoola powerful set of online tools that bring the classroom to life!Visitwww.mylabschool.comfor more information!Parkay, Forrest W. is the author of 'Curriculum And Instruction For Becoming A Teacher ', published 2005 under ISBN 9780205424252 and ISBN 0205424252.