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Education: The Practice and Profession of Teaching

Education: The Practice and Profession of Teaching
Author: Robert F. McNergney - Joanne M. McNergney
ISBN 13: 9780205608171
ISBN 10: 205608175
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-07-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $118.60

With cases in every chapter that bring readers into the real world of teaching, this widely admired text integrates the core foundations of education with case-based analysis, practical examples of technology in the classroom, and personal encounters with diversity.

Now more than ever teachers are being held accountable for results achieved by their students; now more than ever new teachers must be true education professionals, with a wide grasp of teaching knowledge and the ability to use it to solve real problems. This exciting edition of Education: The Practice and Profession of Teaching melds comprehensive coverage of foundations topics with practical guidance on learning and instruction, and a wealth of insights into how authentic schools, classrooms, and educational systems function.

Unique Features:

  • Case Studies open every chapter with authentic dilemmas faced by practicing and prospective teachers.
  • Case Perspectives at the end of each chapter offer responses to those dilemmas from professional educators, as well as an opportunity for readers to craft their own responses.
  • Teachers and the Law boxes explore the legal context of teaching.