Models of Teaching: Connecting Student Learning with Standards features classic and contemporary models of teaching appropriate to elementary and secondary settings. Authors Jeanine M. Dell’Olio and Tony Donk use detailed case studies to discuss 10 models of teaching and demonstrate how they can be connected to state content standards and benchmarks, as well as technology standards. This book provides readers with the theoretical and practical understandings of how to use models of teaching to both meet and exceed the growing expectations for research based instructional practices and student achievement.

Philosophies of Curriculum and Instruction

Philosophies of curriculum and instruction

What is the purpose of schools? What should students be doing in school? What should teachers be doing? Not everyone will answer these questions in the same way. Our disparate beliefs about the purposes of schooling, our different assumptions about students and their potential, our favored approach to designing learning experiences, and our personal commitments as teachers to improving society will contribute to distinct and individual perspectives on our professional practice. These differences in thought, belief, and, ultimately, action can be seen in everything we do. Beliefs about educational issues drive decisions about our students and affect how we create our classroom environment. Our individual responses to these questions may be quite different from those ...

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