Learning to Teach, with Free "Manual for Planning, Observation, and Portfolio" and Free Interactive Student CD-ROM

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This best-selling text provides comprehensive coverage of general teaching methods and models. The most balanced text in its field, it covers all major teaching models plus the executive skills of teaching including planning, classroom management, assessment, motivation, and use/management of time and space. Each chapter opens with a discussion of the research base plus how to do action research in the classroom. "Theoretical and Empirical Support" sections in each chapter provide a broad sampling of the knowledge base that underlies and supports the recommended teaching practices found in the latter part of each chapter. Students are shown why a recommended procedure or principle works the way it does, not just how to execute it effectively. The easily referenced 30-page Resource Handbook at the end of the book provides detailed information on (1) Reading and Using Research, (2) Action Research for Classroom Teachers, and (3) Learning and Study Strategies.

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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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