ERIC Number: ED341761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Teaching Academic Subjects to Diverse Learners.
Kennedy, Mary M., Ed.
This book presents 15 papers on the subject of what teachers must know for effective teaching. The book organizes the papers into three parts: Part I offers papers on teaching particular academic subjects, Part II offers papers on the diverse needs and types of students, and Part III offers conclusions. The following papers are in Part I: (1) "Policy Implications of Research on Science Teaching and Teachers' Knowledge" (C. W. Anderson); (2) "What Teachers Need To Know To Teach Science Effectively" (A. E. Lawson); (3) "Teaching Mathematics for Understanding: What Do Teachers Need To Know About Subject Matter?" (D. L. Ball); (4) "What Do Math Teachers Need To Be?" (H. Clemens); (5) "Parades of Facts, Stories of the Past: What Do Novice History Teachers Need To Know?" (S. M. Wilson); (6) "Social Science Knowledge and Citizenship Education" (J. A. Banks); (7) "Musts for Writing Teachers--Report from the Classroom" (T. Romano); (8) "The Knowledge Necessary To Teach Writing Effectively" (G. Hillocks, Jr.); and (9) "Teaching/Writing in a Community of Inquirers" (J. T. Gage). The following papers on student learning, cognition, and cultural backgrounds are in Part II: (10) "What Teachers Need To Know About Learning" (R. E. Floden); (11) "Teaching Children: What Teachers Should Know" (A. B. Anderson); (12) "Teachers, Schemata, and Instruction" (S. Engelmann); (13) "Culture and Teaching: What Do Teachers Need To Know?" (C. A. Grant); and (14) "What Teachers Need To Know About Cultural Diversity: Restoring Subject Matter to the Picture" (G. W. McDiarmid). The following paper is in Part III: (15) "Merging Subjects and Students into Teaching Knowledge" (M. M. Kennedy). (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, History Instruction, Learning, Mathematics Instruction, Multicultural Education, Science Instruction, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Skills, Writing Instruction
Teachers College, Columbia University, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 ($32.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
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