NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

Learn more about the history of ERIC here. PDF icon

ERIC Number: ED368707
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 247
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55542-226-8
What Teachers Need To Know: The Knowledge, Skills, and Values Essential to Good Teaching. First Edition.
Dill, David D., Ed.; And Others
The papers presented as chapters in this book outline the background and professional preparation teachers need in subject area knowledge, understanding of intellectual and emotional growth, learning theory, and moral principles. The volume is organized into four parts. Each part is introduced with a brief essay that relates the accompanying chapters to the theme of the book. An introduction, "Giving Dignity to the Teacher" (Ernest L. Boyer) describes the knowledge, values and skills of effective teachers. "Part One: Knowledge Essential to the Craft of Teaching" includes the following chapters: (1) "Building the Knowledge Base of Teaching" (Thomas L. Good); (2) "What Teachers Need To Know about Human Development" (Irving E. Sigel); and (3) Bridging Knowledge and Action through Clinical Experiences" (Carolyn M. Evertson). "Part Two: Knowledge Essential to Teaching in a Discipline" consists of chapters: (4) "What Teachers Need To Know about English" (Richard Lloyd-Jones); (5) "What Teachers Need To Know about Mathematics" (Peter J. Hilton); and (6) "What Teachers Need To Know about Science" (Harold J. Morowitz). "Part Three: The Moral Dimensions of Teaching" includes chapters: (7) "Beyond Indoctrination: The Quest for Genuine Learning" (Mortimer J. Adler); (8) "Truth, Understanding, and Responsibility in Teaching" (David H. Smith); and (9) "Teaching and Morality: The Knowledge Most Worth Having" (Warren A. Nord). "Part Four: Toward a Reform of Teaching" consists of chapters: (10) "Restructuring the Teaching Profession and Our Schools" (Albert Shanker); and (11)"Transforming Schools of Education into Schools of Teaching" (David D. Dill). (LL)
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Knowledge Base for Teaching; Reform Efforts