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6-12 Education College & Career

Teaching, 3rd Edition

By: Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D.
Copyright: 2021
Subject: Teaching
Teaching presents a comprehensive introduction about how to become a teacher in todays society. By studying this text, teachers of tomorrow explore the world of education and investigate teaching as a profession.

The only text of its kind on the market, this unique text presents information about the responsibilities and rewards of being a classroom teacher. Topics include types of learners as well as how humans develop physically, intellectually, and socio-emotionally. In addition, instructional methods necessary to address these factors are covered.

To provide background information about the profession, the educational system, both past and present, is covered. In addition, responsibilities that accompany employment are discussed.

  • The text is written specifically for high school students planning to pursue a career in teaching. The friendly writing style and approach make the product unique and for the appropriate grade level.
  • In this text, students learn the role and duties of a teacher, including planning, instructional methods, assessment, and classroom management. This helps students become aware of responsibilities that are part of the profession.
  • A comprehensive overview about growth and development during the preschool years, middle childhood, and teen years is presented. This information sheds light on the importance of understanding human development in relation to the learner.
  • Content is provided about common challenges faced in the teaching profession. This prepares students for the reality of a teaching career.
  • All chapters include a feature for Case Study, Perspectives on Teaching, Professional Tip, and Philosophy of Teaching. These features capture student interest about various aspects of teaching.
  • A Journaling Activity in the chapter opener provides a writing opportunity. This enables students to apply communication skills as well as recording their thoughts and experiences.
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Text 462 978-1-63563-968-1
Teaching presents a comprehensive introduction about how to become a teacher in today’s society. By studying this text, teachers of tomorrow explore the world of education and investigate teaching as a profession.
Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-63563-970-4
The Online Learning Suite offers a complete learning package that is accessible through any Internet-enabled device, including computers, smartphones, and tablets. Students can study in the classroom or on the go: whenever or wherever it is most convenient.

Instructional materials included are:

Online Textbook
All content from the print textbook is included with exact page reproductions to ensure that students do not miss any important information or illustrations. Navigation is easy with a linked table of contents, and the search function helps students to easily find information.

Companion Website
Activities that correspond to textbook content are readily available on this companion website that provides a means of attracting student attention while increasing comprehension and retention of key concepts. Vocabulary games, e-flash cards, and interactive quizzes are examples of the included content.

Online Student Workbook
This is an exact reproduction of the printed workbook with features that provide options to meet classroom needs. Pages can be printed on demand for assignment, or students can complete their assignments online using embedded form fields and then print or e-mail the results for grading.
Bundle (Text + Online Learning Suite, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-63563-971-1
Bundle includes a copy of the Student Textbook and Online Learning Suite 6yr. Classroom Subscription. Minimum quantity of 15 must be purchased.
Workbook 978-1-63563-972-8
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63563-975-9
The Online Instructor Resources 6yr. Subscription provides 6 years of individual access to the classroom materials used most—all in one convenient location. This provides instructor access to the online textbook, workbook, answer keys, lesson plans, presentations for PowerPoint®, and ExamView® Assessment Suite software and question pools in additional formats.

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About the Author(s)

Sharleen L. Kato, Ed.D. - loves teaching as well as learning. She is a professor at Seattle Pacific University where she encourages students to become creative and successful in their chosen career field. She believes that the mission of family and consumer sciences is the key to a myriad of meaningful and fulfilling careers. Dr. Kato has taught undergraduate students for over 25 years. She currently serves as the Family and Consumer Sciences Department Director. Dr. Kato holds a doctorate in education, a master’s in human ecology, and an undergraduate degree in home economics. She travels extensively spending at least two weeks each year serving in an orphanage, teen home, and prenatal clinic in the Philippines.