A guide to general teaching methods and models. Six chapters are devoted to classroom leadership functions, six chapters to instructional models and two chapters to teachers' school-wide roles. Each chapter contains a boxed summary of a research study to show students how the knowledge base on teaching is formed. Over 100 pages of structured observation, interview and reflection guides are provided at the end of chapters. Together with the general observation guidelines found in the "Resource Handbook", they constitute an interactive field guide that should assist students in gathering and interpreting data and in reflecting on their own related experiences. In addition to focusing on models and skills of teaching, this work also emphasizes the social context that surrounds and influences teaching.
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Richard I. Arends is currently Professor of Educational Leadership at Connecticut State University where he also served as dean of the School of Education for nine years. Prior to his coming to Connecticut, Professor Arends was on the faculty and chair of the department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his Ph.D. in education from the University of Oregon where he was on the faculty from 1975 to 1984. A former elementary, junior high, and high school teacher, his special interests are teacher education, and organizational development, and school improvement. Professor Arends has authored or contributed to over a dozen books on education including the Second Handbook or Organization Development in Schools, Systems Change Strategies in Education, Classroom Instruction and Management and Exploring Teaching. He has worked widely with schools and universities throughout North America, in Jamaica, and in the Pacific Rim, including Australia, Samoa, Palau, and Saipan. The recipient of numerous awards, he was selected in 1989 as the outstanding teacher educator in the state of Maryland and in 1990 received the Judith Ruskin award for outstanding research in education given by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). Between 1995-97 Professor Arends held the William Allen (Boeing) Chair in the School of Education at Seattle University.
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