Teaching Young Adolescents: A Guide To Methods And Resources For Middle School Teaching

Paperback | January 3, 2007

byRichard D. Kellough, Noreen G. Kellough

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Everything future teachers of young adolescents need to know is here–covered thoroughly, and presented in a down-to-earth manner that emphasizes the practical as well as the theoretical.. These authors encourage future teachers to take an eclectic approach to teaching, one that actively engages the adolescent in his or her own learning and gives every student an equal chance to participate, learn, grow, and succeed. A wealth of examples and exercises model the book's tenets; while the authors' keen understanding of their subject keeps content to-the-point. Coverage includes the characteristics of young adolescents, planning for their instruction, implementing instruction, and assessing their learning. For professionals in the field of teaching.

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Everything future teachers of young adolescents need to know is here–covered thoroughly, and presented in a down-to-earth manner that emphasizes the practical as well as the theoretical.. These authors encourage future teachers to take an eclectic approach to teaching, one that actively engages the adolescent in his or her own learni...

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Would you like just one source for learning all you need to know about teaching young adolescents? Preservice and inservice teachers will benefit from Teaching Young Adolescents–a comprehensive book of methods, guidelines, and resources for effectively teaching middle grades students. It offers an eclectic mix of the best models in ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 10.6 × 8.2 × 1.1 inPublished:January 3, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0131996177

ISBN - 13:9780131996175

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1        Teaching Young Adolescents: Recognizing and Understanding the Challenge

Chapter 2        Professional Responsibilities of Teachers of Young Adolescents

Chapter 3        Thinking and Questioning: Skills for Meaningful Learning

Chapter 4        The Learning Environment: Planning and Managing the Classroom

Chapter 5        The Curriculum

Chapter 6        Preparing an Instructional Plan

Chapter 7        Assessing and Reporting Student Achievement

Chapter 8        Organizing and Guiding Student Learning: Alone and in Groups

Chapter 9        Additional Strategies and Strategy Integration