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Because teaching matters : an introduction to the profession / Marleen C. Pugach.

Book Book (c2009.)
Description: xxvi, 495 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, c2009.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Merrimack College.
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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College ERC Stacks (2nd) [ERC] LB1775 .P815 2009 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780470408209 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0470408200 (pbk.)
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
General Note:
Previous ed.: 2006.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 469-482).
Contents:
Teaching: a career that makes a difference -- Learning from multiple sources of knowledge throughout your career. Putting what you already know about teaching into perspective ; Learning to teach: what does it mean? -- Learning from the history and philosophy of education -- Using the curriculum responsibly. Deciding what to teach ; More than "what is taught": school as a social institution -- Crossing your own familiar borders to embrace diversity. Teaching students whose race, class, culture, or language differs from your own ; Teaching students with disabilities -- Meeting the needs of individual students in the context of the classroom and the school. Organizing good schools and good classrooms ; How governing and financing schools influence teachers' work -- Contributing actively to the profession. Ethical and legal issues in the work of teaching ; Becoming a teacher: new visions and next steps.
Subject: Teaching.
Citation: Pugach, Marleen Carol. "Because teaching matters : an introduction to the profession." Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, 2009.

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