With new cases in every chapter that bring readers into the real world of teaching, this widely admired text now integrates the core foundations of education with case-based analysis, practical examples of technology in the classroom, and personal encounters with diversity. Now more than ever teachers are being held accountable for results achieved by their students; now more than ever new teachers must be true education professionals, with a wide grasp of teaching knowledge and the ability to use it to solve real problems. This exciting new edition of Education: The Practice and Profession of Teachingmelds comprehensive coverage of foundations topics with practical guidance on learning and instruction, and a wealth of insights into how authentic schools, classrooms, and educational systems function. New to this edition: Case Studiesnow open every chapter with authentic dilemmas faced by practicing and prospective teachers. Case Perspectivesat the end of each chapter offer responses to those dilemmas from professional educators, as well as an opportunity for readers to craft their own responses. Teachers and the Lawboxes explore the legal context of teaching. A new Guide to Preparing for Certificationoffers a brief tutorial of FAQs, test-taking tips, and sample practice test questions to help students prepare for the certification exams they will need to take. Package this text with [Insert MyLabSchool Logo] a powerful set of online tools that includes real classroom videos, case archives, a lesson and portfolio builder and much more! Use ISBN# 0205496660 to order Education: The Practice and Profession of Teaching, Fifth Editionwith MyLabSchool at no additional cost. Visit www.mylabschool.com for more information!McNergney, Robert F. is the author of 'Education The Practice and Profession of Teaching', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205485581 and ISBN 0205485588.