Kaleidoscope: Readings in Education

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Houghton Mifflin, May 19, 2003 - Education - 494 pages
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This text features high-interest readings drawn from contemporary, classic, academic, and popular sources. Many of the newer readings explore current trends in teacher education, such as standards, assessment, diversity, and social issues. The pedagogy includes introductions, post-notes, discussion questions, and a glossary and helps students get the most out of each reading.

  • The new "Education Classics" logo highlights the articles that are considered classics in the field of education. A rationale for deeming the article a "classic" is provided in the pedagogy.
  • The "Kaleidoscope Online" Web site includes approximately 18 articles—half from the book and half unique to the Web site—with additional, enhanced pedagogy.

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Contents

Teachers
2
Simon Hole and Grace Hall McEntee
9
Robert Fried
15
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

KEVIN RYAN is a former professor of education at Boston University who earned his PhD from Stanford University. He is also the founding director of the well-known Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character. Dr. Ryan, a former high school English teacher, has written and edited 20 books and over 100 articles on teacher and character education. His distinguished career includes having been on the faculties of the University of Chicago, Ohio State University, and the University of Lisbon, Portugal. He is also the author (with James M. Cooper) of Teaching for Student Learning: Becoming a Master Teacher,© 2012 (Cengage), Those Who Can, Teach 13/e, © 2012 (Cengage), and the editor of Kaleidoscope: Contemporary and Classic Readings in Education 13/e, © 2012 (Cengage).

James M. Cooper is Professor Emeritus in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, where he also served as Dean from 1984 to 1994. He received four degrees from Stanford University--two in history and two in education, including his Ph.D. in 1967. He taught junior and senior high school social studies for four years in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Cooper has authored, co-authored, or edited numerous publications, including THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH, and KALEIDOSCOPE: CONTEMPORARY AND CLASSIC READINGS IN EDUCATION, both in their thirteenth editions (2012, Cengage); and, with Kevin Ryan, TEACHING FOR STUDENT LEARNING, in its second edition (2012, Cengage). He is also series editor of the Educator's Guide series (Cengage). His books and articles address the areas of teacher education, supervision of teachers, case studies in teacher education, and technology and teacher education. He was recognized as one of the nation's 70 Leaders in Teacher Education in 1990 by the Association of Teacher Educators, and as the Outstanding Professor in the Curry School of Education for 2001. He has been listed in WHO'S WHO IN AMERICA and WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN EDUCATION since 1990.

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