Foundations of American Education

Foundations of American Education, 8th edition

  • L Dean Webb, 
  • Arlene Metha

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Overview

Foundations of American Education reveals how the evolution of education affects teaching and learning today. You′ll examine the philosophical and historical roots of education, as well as its current structures, and explore the real-life challenges facing the future of education and the teaching profession.

Published by Pearson (January 22nd 2016) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780134027647

Subject: Foundations of Education

Category: Social Foundations Education

Table of contents

PART I: THE TEACHING PROFESSION
1. Status of the Profession
2. Development of the Profession

PART II: PHILOSOPHY AND ITS IMPACT ON THE SCHOOLS
3. The Major Philosophies
4. The Impact of Educational Theories on Educational Practice

PART III: HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
5. American Education: European Heritage and Colonial Experience
6. American Education: From Revolution to the Twentieth Century
7. Modern American Education: From the Progressive Movement to the Present

PART IV: SCHOOLING IN A DIVERSE AND MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY
8. The Social and Cultural Contexts of Schooling: Their Influence and Consequence
9. Responding to Diversity
10. Students at Risk and At-Risk Behaviors

PART V: LEGAL AND POLITICAL CONTROL AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT
11. Legal Framework for the Public Schools
12. Teachers, Students, and the Law
13. Governance and Financing of Elementary and Secondary Schools

PART VI: CURRICULUM, INSTRUCTION, AND ASSESSMENT IN EFFECTIVE SCHOOLS
14. Curriculum and Instruction
15. Standards and Assessment

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