Why is the understanding of the fundamentals of American education important to today’s teachers? Explore this book for answers to this fundamental question and gain an understanding of how the evolution of education impacts today’s teaching and learning. Become a highly qualified teacher by connecting theory and practice, and by examining the philosophical and historical roots of education, its current structures, and the future of the field. This 5th edition invites the reader to reflect on historical issues, consider and respond to current educational issues, and become a professional, highly qualified teacher.
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Designed to help aspiring teachers make informed decisions about their professional goals, this valuable informational guide to elementary/secondary education and teaching uses an interdisciplinary approach that concentrates on both theoretical and applied aspects of education. Balancing past, present, and future applications of education, it offers practical coverage of the historical and philosophical roots of education, current educational structures, recent developments, and projected futures.From the Back Cover:
Foundations of American Education
L. Dean Webb, Arlene Metha, and K. Forbis Jordan
The Sixth Edition of Foundations of American Education emphasizes the defining topics in education today – a diverse population, an increasingly globalized society, and the impact of standards and assessment on student learning. Explore this text to gain an understanding of how the evolution of education affects today’s teaching and learning in a constantly changing world.
Understand critical topics in education today
Read, think about, and respond to current educational issues
Reflect on how the past influences education today
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Take control of your learning through MyEducationLab, a research-based learning tool that brings teaching in today’s classrooms to life. The MyEducationLab margin notes located throughout the text extend your learning through authentic in-classroom video, student artifacts, and more. The ABC News videos introduced in the book’s Video Insight feature can be found on MyEducationLab. In addition, the Resources section will help you prepare for your licensure exam and your career with tools that include a lesson plan and portfolio builder, sample licensure test questions, and links to the state and national teaching standards.
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