Teaching helps students, the teachers of tomorrow, explore the world of education. Besides investigating teaching as a profession, students will develop an understanding of the different types of learners they will encounter in the classroom. This includes how humans develop physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially as all of these impact the instructional methods used. The educational system, both past and present, is reviewed along with the responsibilities that come with employment.
Students receive a full introduction to the role and duties of a teacher, including planning, instructional methods, assessment, and classroom management.
Activities guide students in creating their own portfolios comprised of lesson plans, classroom rule sets, and other teaching-related materials.
This is the only textbook available for high school students planning a teaching career.
3. The Early History of Education in America 4. The Modern History of Education in America 5. Schools and Society
Unit 3: The Learner
6. Understanding Human Development 7. Middle Childhood: Growth and Development 8. The Teen Years: Growth and Development
Unit 4: The Teacher
9. Teaching Diverse Learners 10. What Makes an Effective Teacher? 11. Planning for Instruction 12. Instructional Methods 13. Technology for Instruction 14. The Role of Assessment 15. Classroom Management 16. The Next Steps to Becoming a Teacher
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.