Well known for its emphasis on reflection, this very accessible K-12 general methods book has updated its model for reflective planning in teaching to better illustrate the connection between planning and professional standards. In addition to reflective teaching, this edition explores classroom management, diversity, standards, curriculum and lesson planning, active and authentic learning, technology in education, assessment, and working in the school community.Features for this fourth edition include: NEW! Updated model of reflective action in teaching-Takes into account the need to plan with standards in mind including INTASC, NBPTS, curriculum standards, and Praxis II providing readers with confidence as they begin a new career in teaching. NEW! Chapter on standards-How to use them to guide curriculum planning. NEW! Additional teachers'stories-Provide more examples of using the Reflective Model to create school curricula and programs. Reflective Actions for Your Professional Portfolio-At the end of each chapter, this section provides simulated experiences and reflective essays that are drawn from the NBTS requirements. Culturally responsive planning, teaching, and evaluation strategies-Considers the unique needs of ESL and culturally diverse learners.Eby, Judy W. is the author of 'Teaching In K-12 Schools A Reflective Action Approach', published 2005 under ISBN 9780131191112 and ISBN 013119111X.