This companion volume to Moore's 1998 Classroom Teaching Skills, 4/e on elementary school instructional methods reviews current teaching methods and provides hands-on teaching strategies for pre-service middle and high school teachers. The text is organized around the four essential components of effective teaching: foundations, preparing for instruction, implementation of instruction, and the profession. Chapter objectives, key terms, check-up questions, application questions, and a glossary help students learn. In the second edition middle school issues, techniques, and implications added to each chapter. Topics related to school reform that have been added include school-based management, charter schools, community and parental involvement, curriculum integration, equal education, block scheduling, year-round schooling, and recommendations from What Matters Most: Teaching for America's Future report (chapter 1). A completely rewritten chapter 6 on technology now includes distance learning and the Internet. Other new topics in the revision include learning styles (chapter 2), interdisciplinary teaching teams (chapter 3), thematic units (chapter 5), portfolios (chapter 10), control and conflict resolution (chapter 15), and vouchers, school choice, and recommendations from What Matters Most report (chapter 16).Kenneth D. Moore is the author of 'Middle and Secondary School Instructional Methods', published 1998 under ISBN 9780697244321 and ISBN 0697244326.