Arends Learning to Teach

ISBN 13: 9780071006637

Learning to Teach

9780071006637: Learning to Teach

This best-selling text provides comprehensive coverage of general teaching methods and models. The most balanced text in its field, "Learning to Teach" strikes a harmony by integrating its researched-based foundations with practical consideration and opportunity for real world application. The text provides strong coverage of both teacher-centered (Part 3) and student-centered models (Part 4). The eighth edition contains expanded discussions on diversity and differentiation, and new content on constructivist perspectives on research, teaching and learning. By covering all major teaching models plus the leadership skills of teaching, such as planning, classroom management, assessment, motivation, and use/management of time and space, "Learning to Teach" educates future teachers on the theory of successful education as well as the implementation.

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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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