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- Learn strategies to facilitate interactions with stakeholders. Guidelines for Family and Community Partnerships offer specific guidelines for involving families and organisations in children’s learning.
- Reflect on realistic classroom scenarios. Teachers’ Casebook sections present students with realistic scenarios at the beginning of each cluster and ask, “What would you do?” Responses from veteran teachers appear at the end of each cluster.
- Updated - Diversity in today’s classrooms is examined with increased coverage.
- New - Put Yourself in Their Place portraits of students make diversity real and human for readers, helping them develop empathy for students in different educational situations.
- Apply research directly to teaching. Guidelines offer succinct and usable principles for teaching based on research.
- Experience the concept being discussed. Stop & Think activities give students firsthand experience with the concept being discussed.
- Updated - New information is presented on the brain, neuroscience, and implications for teaching
- Updated - The impact of technology and virtual learning environments on the lives of students and teachers today is explored.
- Updated - Language development, emergent literacy, language diversity, and bilingual education topics are updated with new information in Chapter 5.
New to this Edition
- Diversity in today’s classrooms is examined with increased coverage.
- Put Yourself in Their Place portraits of students make diversity real and human for readers, helping them develop empathy for students in different educational situations.
- New information is presented on the brain, neuroscience, and implications for teaching
- The impact of technology and virtual learning environments on the lives of students and teachers today is explored.
- Language development, emergent literacy, language diversity, and bilingual education topics are updated with new information in Chapter 5.
- Current teaching strategies on the effective application of learning principles as identified by the Institute for Educational Sciences are covered in greater detail
Table of Contents
- Learning, Teaching, and Educational Psychology
- Cognitive Development
- The Self, Social, and Moral Development
- Learner Differences and Learning Needs
- Language Development, Language Diversity, and Immigrant Education
- Culture and Diversity
- Behavioral Views of Learning
- Cognitive Views of Learning
- Complex Cognitive Processes
- Constructivism and Designing Learning Environments
- Social Cognitive Views of Learning and Motivation
- Motivation in Learning and Teaching
- Managing Learning Environments
- Teaching Every Student
- Classroom Assessment, Grading, and Standardized Testing
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