From the Back Cover
Teaching in the Middle and Secondary Schools remains an influential text for pre-service teachers studying middle and secondary school teaching methods. Containing activities that focus on student-centered learning, real life scenarios that apply critical teaching skills, and in-chapter exercises as well as end-of-chapter activities, this text is a valuable instructional text and future resource for professionals.
The new tenth edition is tech savvy and updated, including a greater focus on middle school teaching methods and curriculum, 21st Century Skills, and analysis of student assessment and achievement. Diversity and cultural differences among students are thematically integrated and applied to all areas of study.
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
· A new chapter, Middle and Secondary Schools Today and Tomorrow: Reform Efforts, Challenges and Issues, and Trends and Practices, examines the changing nature of school reform, fundamental characteristics of exemplary education including 21st Century Skills, Response to Intervention, and Differentiated Instruction, and the challenges, problems, and issues that face schools today.
· A new chapter,Designing Lesson and Unit Plans to Engage All Students, emphasizes the importance of learning how to design lesson and unit plans that respond to the needs of all students
· New focus on multicultural education, instruction, and the inclusive classroom
· Integration of current technologies, using technology, and 21st Century Skills