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Call to Teach, The: An Introduction to Teaching, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package, 1st edition

  • Matthew Lynch

Published by Pearson (January 12th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

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Call to Teach, The: An Introduction to Teaching (2-downloads)

ISBN-13: 9780132908337

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This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText, loose-leaf version and the Video Analysis Tool in MediaShare for Introduction to Teaching. 

This important first edition tackles the immediate issues affecting education. Dr Lynch provides context for those issues with coverage of foundational concepts, and goes on to help prospective teachers understand the demands and opportunities involved in this profession: multicultural classrooms, technology and teaching, the achievement gap, school reform. Finally, he outlines the steps they can take to move forward on their career path. Interactive features offer survival tips, consider professional conundrums, highlight important teacher dispositions, and listen in as teachers talk about the issues they face in the classroom. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video, video analysis exercises, and assessments.


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The Video Analysis Tool in MediaShare provides a simple, easy way to help teacher candidates build the observation and analysis skills they'll need to be successful educators. Video cases featuring authentic classroom video clips, rubrics, and annotation tools guide and scaffold students in their analysis of key theories, strategies, and techniques. Learn more at pearsonhighered.com/vat.



Table of contents

The Call to Teach: An Introduction to Teaching

Matthew Lynch


Chapter 1: So You Want to Be a Teacher?

Chapter 2: Teaching in a Multicultural Society

Chapter 3: Understanding Student Differences

Chapter 4: School Governance, Organization, and Finance

Chapter 5: The Philosophy of Education: Teaching’s Foundations

Chapter 6: History of the United States Educational System

Chapter 7: Reforming the United States Educational System

Chapter 8: Ethical and Legal Issues in Education

Chapter 9: Assessing Student Learning

Chapter 10: The Art of Teaching

Chapter 11: Technology and Education

Chapter 12:  Preparing for the Real World of Teaching

Chapter 13: Next Steps in Your Call to Teach



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