Models of Teaching

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Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2004 - Education - 532 pages
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The seventh edition of Models of Teaching is written to be the core of the theory/practice aspect of the K-12 teacher education program. Widely considered to be the classic models text in the field, the Seventh ediiton covers the rationale and research on the major models of teaching and applies the models by using scenarios and examples of instructional materials. These models have shown to accelerate student learning and act as lifelong learning tools. Because it deals with the major psychological and philosophical approaches to teaching and schooling, Models of Teaching provides a direct link between educational foundations and student teaching. Therefore, the book can provide substantial support to programs taking a reflective teaching or constructivist approach. In this age of school reform, educators are searching for the best programs and practices that show strong evidence of positive effects on student achievement. Models of Teaching has been and continues to be of great interest to these educators because research on the use of various models of teaching and the positive changes in student achievement are well documented in this classic text.

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About the author (2004)

Bruce Joyce grew up in New Jersey, was educated at Brown University, and, after military service, taught in the schools of Delaware. He was a professor at the University of Delaware, the University of Chicago, and Teachers College, Columbia University, where he directed the laboratory school and the elementary teacher education program. His research, writing, and consultation are focused on models of teaching, professional development design and implementation, school renewal, and programs for K12 beginning readers and Grade 3-12 struggling readers. Primary topics of his speaking and consultation include Teaching Methods, Curriculum and Content, Staff Development, and 21st Century School Renewal. He lives in Saint Simons Island, Georgia, and can be reached via e-mail at brucejoyce40@gmail.com. With Emily Calhoun, his most recent book is "Models of Professional Development ("2010). Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.

Emily Calhoun currently focusses on school improvement and professional development, where she combines practice and research. She specializes in the language arts, particularly the teaching of reading and writing in the elementary grades and literacy development K-12, including programs for struggling readers.

She writes and consults on action research, The Picture-Word Inductive Model of Teaching, and ways of incorporating digital technologies into K-12 learning environments through the development of hybrid courses.

She lives in Saint Simons Island, Georgia.

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