21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1412964016
  • ISBN-13: 9781412964012
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 983 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released January 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Via 100 chapters written by leading experts, the handbook highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of education ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st Century. The purpose is to provide undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that will serve their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but not as much jargon, detail or density as journal articles or research handbook chapters. This comprehensive and authoritative two-volume work provides readers with insight into the rich array of issues inherent in education, issues informing debates that involve all Americans.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.
1: Part I. Teachers.
2: 1. The Work of Teachers.
3: 2. Teacher Leadership.
4: 3. Teachers Thinking About Their Practice.
5: Part II. Other School Personnel.
6: 4. Principals.
7: 5. Superintendents.
8: 6. Counselors.
9: 7. School Psychologists.
10: Part III. Learners: Developmental Context.
11: 8. Development: PreK-2.
12: 9. Development: 3–5.
13: 10. Development: 6–8.
14: 11. Development: 9–72.
15: Part IV. Motivation and Classroom Management.
16: 12. Cognitive Approaches to Motivation in Education.
17: 13. Perceived Control, Coping, and Engagement.
18: 14. Proactive Classroom Management.
19: 15. Responsive Classroom Management.
20: 16. Zero Tolerance: A Reconsideration of Practice and Policy.
21: Part V. Learning.
22: 17. Behavioral.
23: 18. Information Processing.
24: 19. Self-Regulated Learning.
25: 20. Piaget and Vygotsky: Theory and Practice in Early Education.
26: 21. Mastery Learning.
27: 22. Learning in Small Groups.
28: 23. Conceptual Learning.
29: Part VI. Building Learning Environments.
30: 24. Designing Learning Environments.
31: 25. Systematic Instruction.
32: 26. Ten Steps to Complex Learning: A New Approach to Instruction and Instructional Design.
33: 27. Teacher Expectations.
34: Part VII. Social Context.
35: 28. History of Schooling.
36: 29. Urban Education.
37: 30. Economics and School-to-Work.
38: 31. Rural Education.
39: 32. Sociology of Education.
40: 33. Multicultural Education.
41: Part VIII. Curriculum K–12.
42: 34. Language Arts: Reading and Literacy in the Early Years.
43: 35. Language Arts: Reading and Literacy in Adolescence and Young Adulthood.
44: 36. Writing.
45: 37. Three Pillars of a Sound Mathematics Education: Curriculum, Teaching, and Assessment.
46: 38. Science.
47: 39. Social Studies.
48: 40. Arts.
49: 41. Wellness: Health, Nutrition, and Physical Education.
50: 42. Early Childhood Education: Curriculum and Programs.
51: 43. Early Childhood Education: The Developmentally Appropriate Practice Debate.
52: 44. Special Education.
53: 45. Textbook Reform.
54: Part IX. Assessment.
55: 46. Standardized Tests.
56: 47. Traditional Teacher Tests.
57: 48. Portfolio Assessment.
58: 49. Curriculum-Based Assessment.
59: 50. Performance Assessment.