Effective Teaching Methods: Research Based Practice, Seventh Edition, prepares prospective teachers to meet the challenges of today's changing classrooms by providing effective, practical, research-based practices in an accessible, conversational style. Based on over 25 years of actual, in-classroom research, this text offers solidly research-grounded strategies empirically related to positive outcomes rather than the common anecdotal suggestions for good teaching found in other books.
Gary Borich portrays the experiences of real teachers in real classrooms to show future teachers both what to do to meet today's teaching challenges in the classroom and how to do it.New to This EditionNEW! MyEducationLabfeature boxes highlight classroom video footage and Additional MyEducationLab marginal annotations reference assignments around video, rubrics and checklists, lesson plans, and extensive activities focused on building teaching skills and dispositionsall relating to key concepts in the text and providing students with in-depth experience while reinforcing content.NEW! Extensive updates and additional coverage of culturally, linguistically, socioeconomically, and academically diverse learners and culturally responsive teaching.NEW! Extensive updates and additional coverage of research and methods for teaching students with special needs in inclusive settings sensitizes teacher candidates to and provides teaching methods for preparing to teach special learners and populations.NEW! Enhanced discussion and illustrations of differentiated instruction, including methods and revised procedures and examples of lesson and unit planning to accommodate students with diverse and special needs (ch 4)NEW! Updated content on the latest methods for integrating media and technology in unit and lesson plans.NEWLY REVISED! Observation and Portfolio activitiesat the end of each chapter prepare teacher candidates to observe dimensions of effective teaching during and after their methods preparation and afford them an opportunity to build their portfolio in a way that documents their professional excellence for job interviews and acts as a guide during their first year of teachingNEW! Discussion and illustration of the assessment of special needs learners in the regular classroom introduces students to assessment responsibilities methods required by No Child Left Behind and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (ch 12)WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING:"[T]he very best available. I am comfortable with telling my students, if you learn the material in this book, you will have no problems with your certification exam."- Mary E. McGlamery, Angelo State University"[U]seful, practical, and relevant... an excellent long-term resource for referencing throughout a teacher's career."- Maria Grant, California State University-Fullerton
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