Core text for Middle and Secondary Methods. Now in its tenth edition, Teaching in the Middle and Secondary Schools remains an influential text for pre-service teachers studying middle and secondary school teaching methods. Written by an expert on multicultural education, diversity and cultural differences among students are thematically integrated throughout this text and applied to all areas of study. Containing activities that focus on student-centered learning, real life scenarios that apply critical teaching skills, and in-chapter exercises and end-of-chapter activities, this text is both practical and applicable as a valuable instructional text and future resource for professionals. The new tenth edition is tech savvy and updated, including a greater focus on middle school teaching methods and curriculum, twenty-first century skills, and analysis of student assessment and achievement.
Part I: Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Middle and Secondary SchoolsChapter 1: Middle and Secondary Schools in the Past: Purpose, Organization, Structure, and Reform Chapter 2: Middle and Secondary Schools Today and Tomorrow: Reform Efforts, Challenges and Issues, and Trends and PracticesChapter 3: Middle and Secondary School Students: Addressing Cultural Diversity Part II: Planning for InstructionChapter 4: Establishing and Maintaining a Safe and Supportive Classroom Learning Environment Chapter 5: Selecting Content and Preparing Instructional Objectives Chapter 6: Course Syllabi, Instructional Units, and Curriculum Integration Part III: Selecting and Implementing Instructional StrategiesChapter 7: Designing Lesson and Unit Plan to Engage All Students Chapter 8: Student-Centered Instructional Strategies Chapter 9: Teacher-Centered Instructional Strategies Chapter 10: Printed Materials and Visual Displays, Resources, Networks and Educational Technology, Media Tools, and Computer-based Instructional Tools Part IV: Assessment of Teaching and LearningChapter 11: Assessing and Reporting Student Achievement Chapter 12: Reflecting on Teaching Practices and Engaging in Professional Development GlossaryName/Author Index Subject Index