Secondary and middle school methods

Secondary and middle school methods

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Secondary and Middle School Methods prepares secondary school teachers and help experienced teachers improve their teaching and instruction by focusing on the methods and principles of teaching the qhow-toq approach.Combining a broad approach of methodology, from research to theory to practice, this text helps the prospective teacher understand the essential methods and principles necessary for professional competence. The authors also address current issues in today's society, such as No Child Left Behind and teaching diverse learners, and examine the effects of federal legislation on students and teachers. In addition, an assortment of activities, tables, and topics for discussion prepare the reader for future application to secondary school settings serving diverse populations of students.Mental planning is a part of teaching that is crucial for effectiveness, but it cannot be easily observed, recorded, or detailed. ... The high school that one of the authors co- founded also relies heavily on interdisciplinary units. ... In focusing on the aquot;big ideaaquot; of the Depression of the 1930s, for example, students may have science activities linked to the Dust Bowl, literacy activities connected to Steinbecka#39;sanbsp;...

Title:Secondary and middle school methods
Author:Allan C. Ornstein, Thomas J. Lasley, Gayle Mindes
Publisher:Allyn & Bacon - 2005


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