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Combining the brevity of a streamlined Introduction to Education text with the support package of a much more expensive book, the brief edition of Teachers, Schools, and Society encourages experienced instructors to explore their own creativity while ensuring that newer faculty can teach the course with confidence. David Sadker's and Karen Zittleman's lively writing style captures the joys and challenges of teaching. The text stresses the importance of fairness and justice in school and society, focuses on the most crucial topic areas, and integrates the most current issues in education. In addition, the wealth of activities included--from online video observations to portfolio-building exercises--offers a broad range of ways to introduce students to the teaching profession.

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Genre: Education
Author: David Miller Sadker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Release: 2008-10-31
File: 480 Pages
ISBN-13: 0073378550

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Ever since its first edition, education professors have relied on the Sadkers for their comprehensive coverage of all aspects of American education. Teachers, Schools, and Society provides in-depth coverage of the foundations of education (history, philosophy, governance, and law) while also presenting a clear overview of what it means to be a teacher today, and including commentary on current critical topics. Most importantly, a multicultural/diversity-oriented approach is taken in every chapter to provide the most integrated and thorough coverage of diversity in any introduction to education textbook.Written in an informal and highly engaging style that appeals to students, Teachers, Schools, and Society is punctuated throughout with interesting features. The pedagogical system is expanded and refined in the sixth edition to provide extensive student support. New to the text is an interactive element that integrates reflection into all features and that links students to the Online Learning Center to perform interactive activities and to find additional resources.Combine comprehensive coverage; an engaging, interactive pedagogical system; and unsurpassable integrated coverage of diversity with an excellent author team, detailed appendices, and a complete supplements package, and you have an extraordinary resource for introductory coverage of American education.

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Genre: Education
Author: Myra Sadker
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Release: 2002-03-01
File: 720 Pages
ISBN-13: 0072558423

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This selection of essays focuses on schools - their tasks, processes and context by examining the aims of schooling as a primary educational institution, the means, particularly teaching-learning processes in the classrooms, and the environment, classroom, school and societal affecting schooling.

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Genre: Education
Author: Evelina Orteza y Miranda
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 1990
File: 436 Pages
ISBN-13: 1850006881

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Genre: Interaction analysis in education
Author: D.b. Rao
Publisher: Discovery Publishing House
Release: 2009
File: 312 Pages
ISBN-13: 818356433X

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Scholarship on pre-university education in Italy before 1500 has been dominated by studies of individual towns or by general syntheses; this work offers not only an archival study of a region but also attempts to discern crucial local variations.

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Genre: History
Author: Robert Black
Publisher: BRILL
Release: 2007
File: 838 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789004158535

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The new edition has been expanded to include the most important issues in contemporary schooling, including: * A new section that utilizes the lenses of Functionalism, Conflict Theory, and Interpretivism to provide alternative readings of recent federal and state mandates regarding accountability, standards, and hightakes testing. * New references added to the useful Annotated Bibliography. This book tackles such crucial questions as: Do schools socialize students to become productive workers? * Does schooling reproduce social class and pass on ethnic and gender biases? * Can a teacher avoid passing on dominant social and cultural values? * What besides subjects do students really learn in schools?

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Genre: Education
Author: Walter Feinberg
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Release: 2004
File: 157 Pages
ISBN-13: 0807744964

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This comprehensive anthology features classical readings on the Sociology of Education, as well as current, original essays by notable contemporary scholars. Assigned as a main text or a supplement, this fully updated Sixth Edition uses the open systems approach to provide readers with a framework for understanding and analyzing the book’s range of topics. Jeanne H. Ballantine, Joan Z. Spade, and new co-editor Jenny M. Stuber, all experienced instructors in this subject, have chosen articles that are highly readable, and that represent the field’s major theoretical perspectives, methods, and issues. The Sixth Edition includes twenty new selections and five revisions of original readings and features new perspectives on some of the most contested issues in the field today, such as school funding, gender issues in schools, parent and neighborhood influences on learning, growing inequality in schools, and charter schools.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Jeanne H. Ballantine
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2017-10-25
File: 528 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781544302393

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Genre: Education
Author: David Miller Sadker
Publisher:
Release: 2008
File: 597 Pages
ISBN-13: 0073343188

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Genre: Education
Author: John Dewey
Publisher:
Release: 1900
File: 129 Pages
ISBN-13: UCBK:C104831312

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A comprehensive overview using an open systems approach Schools and Society: A Sociological Approach to Education, Third Edition, now published by Pine Forge Press, features original readings and article excerpts by leaders in the area of Sociology of Education. With a wide array of theoretical perspectives, a broad range of respected sources, and inclusion of both classic and contemporary studies, this comprehensive, integrated text addresses key issues in the field with a balanced presentation. Edited by Jeanne H. Ballantine and Joan Z. Spade, both of whom actively teach Sociology of Education courses, this text continues to offer theory, methods, and classical and current issues organized around the theme of the open systems approach to make both the pedagogy and presentation of material coherent for students. Thus, the book is not just a collection of articles but a presentation of a holistic view of educational systems. New to the Third Edition 32 new readings, 2 readings revised for this edition, and 19 articles previously included, all by early and contemporary noted scholars Expanded text introductions to each chapter provide a holistic view of the field Part introductions outline key issues in a given area of the field and explain the contributions made by the selections that follow Introductory questions to consider when reading each article encourage students to engage in critical thinking Conclusions to each part feature suggested projects for continued exploration of the topic Instructor Resources on CD are available to qualified instructors by contacting info@sagepub.com. These include class exercises, suggestions for videos, and other teaching tips. Intended Audience Used either alone or as a supplement, this integrated overview of Sociology of Education is geared toward upper-level undergraduate courses in Sociology of Education, Foundations of Education, Social Contexts of Education or related courses in departments of sociology and education. Contributor to the SAGE/Pine Forge ASA Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Awards Fund

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Jeanne H. Ballantine
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Release: 2008
File: 554 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781412950527

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