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Introduction to Education

Fifth Edition

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Education Studies

March 2023 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The fifth edition of the best-selling Teach by Janice Koch aims to help students answer the question, “Is teaching the right career for me?” Via a concise but wide-ranging exploration of the American public education system, Teach asks readers to imagine themselves in the classroom and develop their own ideas of what it means to be a teacher. Real-life classroom stories from teachers themselves help readers see themselves as teachers. Chapters feature the latest edTPA and InTasc Standards to structure learning, as well as learning outcomes and journal prompts to give readers clear goals and ways to build their teaching skills.

This new edition features major emerging issues in education, including developments in technology in the classroom, with both positive and negative implications; more on the STEM, STEAM, and maker movements; school choice and homeschooling; sexual orientation and gender identity; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and the importance of personal wellness in teacher success. Throughout the text, the author references and contextualizes the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, where appropriate, to reflect the ways students, teachers, and classrooms have been altered by this historic event.

Combining historical and contemporary perspectives, this text helps future teachers examine the ways in which society and culture shape schools and the ways in which schools shape society and culture.

 
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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