21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook by Thomas L. Good

By Thomas L. Good

21st Century schooling: A Reference Handbook offers a hundred chapters written through top specialists within the box that spotlight crucial issues, concerns, questions, and debates dealing with educators this day. This finished and authoritative two-volume paintings offers undergraduate schooling majors with perception into the wealthy array of matters inherent in education―issues informing debates that contain all Americans.

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Third, teachers’ work is an inherently moral enterprise.  . Teaching reflects the intentional effort to influence another human being for the good rather than for the bad” (p. 828). The moral dimension of teachers’ work spans ends and means.  is capable of expressing moral meaning that, in turn, can influence students” (p. 826). This includes how teachers communicate with and attend to students, the subject matter they emphasize, and how they organize students and conduct classroom activity. Even the most routine and benign aspects of teachers’ work can convey moral meaning as students interpret them.

828). The moral dimension of teachers’ work spans ends and means.  is capable of expressing moral meaning that, in turn, can influence students” (p. 826). This includes how teachers communicate with and attend to students, the subject matter they emphasize, and how they organize students and conduct classroom activity. Even the most routine and benign aspects of teachers’ work can convey moral meaning as students interpret them. The Work of Teachers •  Fourth, teachers’ work has an important historical dimension.

They convey information about what is expected. They influence what is possible. They determine what is likely” (p. 9). The relationship between contexts and teachers’ work is remarkably complex. The nature and characteristics of contexts may vary substantially from one place and one time to another, and individual teachers may interpret and respond to different contexts differently. , roles, tasks, and activities) and how teachers perform their work within that structure. Different contexts may be aligned and operate in a mutually reinforcing manner, or they may conflict.

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