Landscape of Teaching
Paperback: 416 pages
Publisher: Pearson Canada; 1 edition (Oct. 15 2003)
Understanding the Landscape of Teaching
Designed for use in an introduction to teaching course or foundations of education course.
Understanding the Landscape of Teaching is intended to help pre-service teachers understand the educational universe. This book provides opportunities for pre-service teachers to engage in conversations about teaching that are informed by current knowledge and professional wisdom. This book looks at teaching through six interconnected dimensions: Assumptions: Clarifying the Old and Exposing the New, Case Studies and Stories: Vignettes of Life in Schools, Teaching Qualities: Fundamental Considerations for Learning and Teaching, Current Research: Information for Thinking and Decision-Making, Knowledge: Essential for Professional Competence, Theory to Practice: Strategies and Ideas for Course or Group