"The text has merit; it fills a gap in an area (conducting fieldwork) that many faculty deal with." --Robert Wandberg, Minnesota State University--Mankato"The strength of the text is the variety of forms which can be used as part of the observation and recording activities." --Ramona Patterson, South Louisiana Community CollegeObserving in Schools: A Guide for Students in Teacher Educationprovides pre-service education students with the basic skills and background to conduct field-based observations and research at the beginning level. This truly unique text/workbook is intended for use in a broad array of programs where students are required to conduct classroom observation both prior to and during practicum and student teaching. The authors provide the structure and focus to ensure accurate observation on the part of students by providing background theory on the process and copious practical forms to record observations, as well as guidelines to interpret information.Related Titles:Provenzo,The Internet and Online Research for Teachers, Third Edition ISBN: 0-205-41255-6Provenzo,Teaching, Learning, and Schooling: A 21st Century Perspective, First Edition ISBN: 0-205-28970-3Diaz, Pelletier, Provenzo,Touch the Future. . .Teach!, First Edition ISBN: 0-205-37566-9Ryan,Ask the Teacher: A Practitioner's Guide to Teaching and Learning in the Diverse Classroom, First Edition ISBN: 0-205-37076-4Wandberg,Teaching to the Standards of Effective Practice: A Guide to Becoming a Successful Teacher, First Edition ISBN: 0-205-34407-0Pelletier,Mentoring in Action: A Month-by-Month Curriculum for Mentors and Their New Teachers, First Edition ISBN: 0-205-43898-9Pelletier,Strategies for Successful Student Teaching: A Comprehensive Guide, Second Edition ISBN: 0-205-39682-8Package this text with MyLabSchool--a powerful set of online tools that bring the classroom to life!Visit www.mylabschool.com for more information!Eugene F. Provenzo Jr. is the author of 'Observing in Schools: A Guide for Students in Teacher Education', published 2005 under ISBN 9780205401406 and ISBN 0205401406.