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Learning to Teach

Learning to Teach

Grade Levels: 13
By Richard Arends
Copyright: 2015
Publication Date: February 26, 2014
MHID: 0078110300
ISBN 13: 9780078110306

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New Features

Increased coverage and emphasis on the impact of digital technologies, social media, and global communication

Expanded coverage of standards-based education (Common Core)

New discussion on motivating seriously disengaged students and a new section on “bullying“

Correlation Guide:


This convenient guide matches the issues in Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Educational Issues, 18/e with the corresponding chapters in three of our best-selling McGraw-Hill Education textbooks by Arends, Sadker/Zittleman/Sadker and Spring.

Key Features

Strong research base

Focus on practical applications

Integrated coverage of diversity and differentiation

Student-focused pedagogy

Learning to Teach

Part 1: Teaching and Learning in Today's Classrooms

Chapter 1 The Scientific Basis for the Art of Teaching

Chapter 2 Student Learning in Diverse Classrooms

Part 2: The Leadership Aspects of Teaching

Chapter 3 Teacher Planning

Chapter 4 Learning Communities and Student Motivation

Chapter 5 Classroom Management

Chapter 6 Assessment and Evaluation

Part 3: Overview of Teacher-Centered Transmission Approaches To Teaching

Chapter 7 Presenting and Explaining

Chapter 8 Direct Instruction

Chapter 9 Concept and Inquiry-Based Teaching

Part 4: Overview of Student-Centered Constructivist Approaches To Teaching

Chapter 10 Cooperative Learning

Chapter 11 Problem-Based Learning

Chapter 12 Classroom Discussion

Chapter 13 Using Multiple Approaches to Teaching and Differentiation

Part 5: The Organizational Aspects of Teaching

Chapter 14 School Leadership and Collaboration




Name Index

Subject Index

About the Author

Richard Arends

Richard I. Arends is Professor of Educational Leadership and Dean Emeritus at Connecticut State University where he served as Dean of the School of Education and Interim Provost of Academic Affair from 1991-2004.  Before going to Connecticut he was on the faculty and chair of the department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Maryland, College Park. Richard Arends received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon where he was on the faculty from 1975 to 1983.  A former elementary, middle school, and high school teacher, his special interests are teaching, teacher education, organization development and school improvement. He has worked widely with schools and universities throughout North America, in Jamaica, and in the Pacific Rim, including Australia, Samoa, Palau, and Saipan. 

Professor Arends has authored or contributed to over a dozen books on education including the Second Handbook or Organization Development in Schools, Systems Change Strategies in Education, Exploring Teaching, and Learning to Teach.  The latter is now in its 8th edition and has been translated into several foreign languages. 
The recipient of numerous awards, he was selected in 1989 as the outstanding teacher educator in the state of Maryland and in 1990 received the Judith Ruskin Award for outstanding research in education given by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). From 1995-97 Professor Arends held the William Allen (Boeing) Endowed Chair Boeing in the School of Education at Seattle University.  Currently, he is retired in Portland, Oregon where he pursues favorite projects and continues to write.