Introduction To Teaching: Becoming A Professional by Don KauchakIntroduction To Teaching: Becoming A Professional by Don Kauchak

Introduction To Teaching: Becoming A Professional

byDon Kauchak, Paul Eggen

Paperback | January 9, 2013

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The best-selling case-based text, Introduction to Teaching: Becoming a Professional, sharpens its focus on issues in education in its Fifth Edition. Weaving this focus throughout every chapter with new features and chapter sections covering diversity, reform, urban education, and technology, the text ensures that prospective teachers gather all the needed information to create an up-to-date picture of the ever changing face of education. The authors take this information and bring it to life with cases, classroom examples and videos, again ensuring that the living, changing, challenging and fulfilling life of an educator is as clear as it can be. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.


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Don Kauchak has taught and worked in schools in nine different states and in higher education for 40 years. He has published in a number of scholarly journals, including the Journal of Educational Research, Journal of Teacher Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, Phi Delta Kappan, and Educational Leadership. In addition to this t...
Title:Introduction To Teaching: Becoming A ProfessionalFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.8 inPublished:January 9, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132835630

ISBN - 13:9780132835633


Table of Contents

Part 1: Teachers and Students
1. Do I want to Be a Teacher?
2. Changes in American Society: Their Influences on Today’s Students
3. Student Diversity: Culture, Language, Gender, and Exceptionalities


Part 2: Foundations
4. Education in the United States: Its Historical Roots
5. Educational Philosophy and Your Teaching
6. Choosing a School
7. Governance and Finance: Regulating and Funding Schools
8. School Law: Ethical and Legal Influences on Teaching


Part 3: Teaching
9. The School Curriculum in an Era of Standards
10. Classroom Management: Creating Productive Learning Environments
11. Becoming an Effective Teacher


Part 4: Entering the Profession
12. Educational Reform and You
13. Developing as a Professional


Editorial Reviews

"I have always really liked the Kauchak and Eggen text and web-based resources. This text works well because it introduces the major topics that students need to be considering as they prepare for teaching. Good overall coverage and good ideas for discussion and thinking about issues." -Sharon Teets, Carson-Newman College   "Extremely readable. Examples are nicely integrated into the text. Theoretical ideas are introduced and explained clearly with examples to illustrate." -Brian Yusko, Cleveland State  University   "The first two chapters are fantastic, and my students always enjoy the law chapter. I would rate the book a 10." -LueLinda Egbert, Idaho State University — Twin Falls   "I found this (Chapter 10) a clear, concise and accessible chapter, particularly concerning legal issues and ethical demands on teachers. The chapter addresses controversial issues like religion in schools, while also providing vignettes so students can see the issue in story form. Like Chapter 9, I found this chapter clear and direct." -Deron Boyles, Georgia State University