Dynamics of Effective Secondary Teaching, Fifth Edition The authors of Dynamics of Effective Secondary Teaching believe that decision-making is at the heart and soul of teaching. The Fifth Edition of this successful text reflects this by including an in-depth treatment of reflection, professional collaboration, and action research. As a result, students come away with how to make sound decisions on planning, management, curriculum and instruction. Practical pedagogy for your students: Hints for Beginning Teachers provides practical ideas and activities for new teachers. Graphic Organizers introduce each chapter, helping students visually focus on important ideas. Questions for Reflection conclude each chapter, encouraging personal insight and critical thinking. Key Ideas and Hints for Beginning Teachers boxes highlight key ideas and practical tips for the new teacher. Classroom Teaching Scenarios introduce each chapter, showing students what real classrooms are like. New To This Edition: A new chapter devoted to differentiated instruction, Differentiated Instruction: Meeting Special Needs of Students (Ch.9), helps teachers accommodate mainstreamed special needs students. Approximately two-dozen new Web site resource boxes provide pre-service and in-service teachers with direct Internet resources. Updated topics include establishing democratic discipline (Ch. 3), encouraging reflective thinking (Ch. 11), developing students' critical thinking skills (Chs. 6 & 7), understanding standards-based curricula (Ch. 4), applying cooperative learning and grouping practices (Ch. 8), using multiple intelligences (Ch. 5), and creating rubrics and portfolios (Ch. 10).Wilen, William is the author of 'Dynamics Of Effective Secondary Teaching Mylabschool' with ISBN 9780205464937 and ISBN 0205464939.