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- ISBN: 9780132101523 | 0132101521
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/14/2011
Teaching in the Secondary School, Seventh Edition,utilizes using a reflective approach to learning and prepares secondary school teachers, in an era of change, for the realities of teaching in today#x19;s classrooms .Highlighting critical#xA0; issues such as diversity, differentiated instruction, cooperative learning, direct instruction, higher-level thinking, assessment, planning, classroom management, legal issues that teachers may confront, and career-long professional development, this thoroughly updated and revised text equips teachers with the tools they need to successfully face the day-to-day classroom environment, and the real challenges facing today#x19;s secondary school students and educators. #xA0; This edition features all new information on: education reform proposals, such as: Race To The Top and Breaking Ranks, and how the role of secondary teachers is changing; diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments, and a new emphasis on planning assessment prior to planning instruction, outlined in the #x1C;Backward Design#x1D; model; writing across the curriculum and the increase in integrating literacy across the curriculum in all secondary classes; bullying, cyber-bullying, school violence, and drug abuse, including legal issues and school responsibility alerts teachers to the serious misbehaviors that exist in today#x19;s schools and one of the most common and pressing concerns of new teachers; and the tremendous opportunities the internet provides for professional development purposes, such as using webinars, podcasts, and e-workshops.