Introduction to Teaching: Helping Students Learn introduces prospective teachers to the dynamic world of teaching and learning. It provides clear sets of ideas, exciting student-focused learning activities, rich examples and case studies, varied self-assessments, and thoughtful reflective exercises that bring about personal meaning and understanding. This active learning approach enables students both to create a knowledge core and to develop critical thinking tools that they need to adequately meet the challenges of a fast-paced, highly connected society. The text also provides essential information, correlated with INTASC and INCATE standards.
James Johnson is professor emeritus of education at Northern Illinois University and author of numerous titles in education including Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World, 14/e. Diann Musial is professor emeritus of education at Northern Illinois University and co-author of Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World, 14/e. Annette Johnson is an educator and International Educational Travel Consultant.
Part 1 Part One: Exploring Education as a Career Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Preparing to Teach Part 3 Part Two: Uncovering the Foundations of Education Chapter 4 Chapter 2: Understanding Social Context Chapter 5 Chapter 3: Addressing Diversity in School Life Chapter 6 Chapter 4: Learning from Educational Pioneers and their Teaching Tools Chapter 7 Chapter 5: Evolving Your Educational Philosophy Part 8 Part Three: Working with Students Chapter 9 Chapter 6: Learning About Learners Chapter 10 Chapter 7: Developing Student Learning Materials and Methods Chapter 11 Chapter 8: Enhancing Learning with Technology Chapter 12 Chapter 9: Evaluating Student Learning Part 13 Part Four: Organizing and Financing Schools Chapter 14 Chapter 10: Joining the Leadership Team in your School Chapter 15 Chapter 11: Learning from Education Law, Policy and Politics Part 16 Part Five: Embarking on an Exciting Educational Future Chapter 17 Chapter 12: Making a Difference as an Educator