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Introduction to Education

Fifth Edition


January 2023 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Teach: Introduction to Education, Fifth Edition

Through a concise but wide-ranging exploration of the American public education system, Teach: Introduction to Education, Fifth Edition asks readers to imagine themselves in the classroom and develop their own ideas of what it means to be a teacher.

About Teach - Vantage Digital Option, Fifth Edition

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Part I • Thinking About Teaching: Making The Decision
 
Chapter 1 • Becoming a Teacher: Looking Forward and Backward at the Same Time
 
Chapter 2 • Teaching Stories
 
Part II • Educational Foundations: History And Instructional Practices
 
Chapter 3 • A History of Schooling in America
 
Chapter 4 • What Does It Mean to Teach and to Learn?
 
Part III • Looking At Today’s Schools
 
Chapter 5 • Who Are Today’s Students?
 
Chapter 6 • Contemporary Trends in Education
 
Chapter 7 • Classroom Teaching and Technology
 
Chapter 8 • The Global Classroom
 
Part IV • Classrooms, Communities, And You
 
Chapter 9 • The Classroom as Community
 
Chapter 10 • Making the Decision to Become a Teacher
 
Appendix 1 • Building Your Teaching Portfolio
 
Appendix 2 • How to Contact Your State’s Teacher Licensure Offices
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index

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KEY FEATURES OF TEACH, FIFTH EDITION

New to this Edition:
  • Incorporation of the effects of COVID-19 in the classroom throughout the text, but especially in Chapter 3, address the experiences of students and teachers during the school shutdown in historical and contemporary contexts.
  • New stories and commentaries from teachers help students focus on the challenges and benefits of teaching today.
  • A heavily-revised Chapter 5: Who Are Today’s Students? includes new sections on Anti-racist Teaching, Gender Identity, and Culturally Relevant Pedagogy to give a fuller portrait of today’s students.
  • Chapter 6: Contemporary Trends in Education has been revised to include expanded sections on Social and Emotional Learning, School Choice, and Charter Schools to better reflect issues in today’s schools.
  • Chapter 7: Classroom Teaching and Technology has also been heavily revised, with a new section on The Transition to 1-1 Computing and new information on Google Classroom, Padlet, TikTok and the digital divide.
  • The latest technologies, such as social media, tablets, and online mentoring, have been incorporated throughout the text to better situate classrooms in current practices.
  • Learning Outcomes have been fully revised to better focus on the progression of skills and content.
Key Features:
  • Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards are now connected in every chapter.
  • Each chapter features stories from teachers and classroom observations that bring authenticity to the content.
  • End-of-chapter pedagogy supports student comprehension by summarizing learning outcomes, listing important key terms, providing journal prompts, and positioning succinct review questions that speak to the chapter’s themes and content.
  • Brief yet comprehensive chapters present material in an engaging and accessible format, without sacrificing important content.
  • Writing and Reflection boxes help students explore teaching as a possible profession.
  • Authenticity is rooted throughout the text with stories from real teachers and opportunities for students to reflect on their connection with the material via Writing and Reflection boxes.

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