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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
Why Teach? Who Are Today’s Students? What Makes a Good Teacher? Educational
Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings, Second Edition answers these
questions and more, providing an exciting alternative to other foundations
textbooks. This anthology is aimed at students about to enter the teaching
profession, those new to the profession, and anyone interested in carefully
examining schools and schooling. In this Second Edition , editors Alan S.
Canestrari and Bruce A. Marlowe add new essays by classic and contemporary
policy shapers and teachers. The readings are bold and refreshing, and their
authors eschew unquestioning compliance. By taking a hard look at traditional
educational practice, the contributors to this anthology serve as models for
the kind of reflective practitioners that its editors hope that students will
become while in the field. For a complete list of contributors, please see the
Table of Contents. Key Features Encourages discussion and debate through
provocative essays that provide readers with opportunities to think critically
about teaching and learning Includes brief introductory vignettes that raise
probing questions about teaching and learning and provide context for the
essays that follow