A 30-year veteran professor of educational foundations has once again joined forces with a professor of school administration to bring present and future teachers a book that focuses on the major themes and issues in professional education. Foundations of Education: Becoming a Teacher provides an overview of educational history, philosophy, curriculum, financial issues and political forces affecting professional education today. Focuses on what prospective teachers need to know about the context of the teacher in a public school, helping future teachers obtain a greater sense of reality about theory and practice. For present and future educational practitioners from preschool to grade 12.
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Offers future teachers a view of the world of teaching. The book asserts that theory and practice are best correlated when perspectives from both formal levels of education are incorporated into teacher education. The chapters are free of unnecesary jargon, designed to be useful for beginning students in professional education, and are adaptable to varied teaching.From the Back Cover:
/*HE07, Foundations of Education: Becoming a Teacher, 3/e, Paul Travers(University of Missouri - St. Louis), Ronald Rebore(Superintendent of Schools -- St. Louis, Missouri, Metropolitan Area), H6472-8, 450 pp., 7 x 9 1/4, 0-205-16472-2, paperbound, 1995, $30.00nk, November*/ This book's greatest strengths is that two specialists have collaborated to offer future teachers a substantive view of the world of teaching. The chapters are readable, free of unnecessary jargon, designed to be useful for beginning students in professional education, and are adaptable to varied teaching styles.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0133295419