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An engaging, comprehensive introduction to the children, choices, and challenges of teaching middle level education
Introduction to Middle Level Education is written in an engaging, first-person voice by an experienced middle level teacher. It examines the full range of topics relevant to this group of students, from student development and diversity to the structures of middle level education, curriculum instruction, ongoing assessment, advisory, service learning, the learning environment, and more. Photos, vignettes, and professional practice opportunities follow the stories of nine focus students and nine teachers, inviting readers into the world of today's middle school classrooms.

The 4th Edition is a compelling look at the current issues and topics affecting young adolescents, their teachers, and their schools. It includes a new chapter on promoting citizenship and civility in the middle grades, and enhanced discussions of 21st century knowledge and skill requirements. Every chapter now includes letters from outstanding teachers that illustrate how they connect with their students and foster supportive learning environments.

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About the Author: Sara Davis Powell is a teacher - from the middle school classroom to teacher preparation as a professor - and chair of education at Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina. She is a young adolescent advocate who writes about middle level teacher preparation, emphasizing a balance of developmentally responsive and academically rigorous practice. Actively involved in local classrooms and the middle school community through the facilitation of professional development, supervision of clinical interns, and research and writing about middle level issues, she is also a frequent speaker at regional and national conferences, where her enthusiasm for middle level education is contagious. Powell's most recent book is Your Introduction to Education: Explorations in Teaching, 4th Edition (Pearson, 2019). Married with four sons, four daughters-in-law, and three grandchildren, she enjoys watching lakeside sunsets at home with her husband, Rus, and spending time with her sons and their families.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780134986807
Publisher: Pearson
Publisher Imprint: Pearson
Height: 272 mm
No of Pages: 320
Spine Width: 15 mm
Width: 213 mm
ISBN-10: 0134986806
Publisher Date: 17 Jan 2019
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Returnable: N
Weight: 110 gr
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