Introduction to Teaching Interactive eBook : Making a Difference in Student Learning

Introduction to Teaching Interactive eBook : Making a Difference in Student Learning


Introduction to Teaching: Making a Difference in Student Learning is the ideal beginning text for aspiring teachers. The acclaimed authors thoroughly prepare students to make a difference as teachers, presenting first-hand stories and evidence-based practices while offering a student-centered approach to learning.

The authors focus on how to address one of the biggest challenges facing many of today's schools - making sure that all students are learning - and help teachers make student learning the primary focus in all that they do. From true-to-life challenges that teachers will face (high-stakes testing, reduced funding, low rentention, Common Core Standards) to the inspiration and joy they will discover throughout their teaching careers, this text paints a realistic picture of the real life of a teacher.

Features & Benefits

-Also available as an Interactive eBook, which integrated links to engaging video and audio as well as access to complete academic and professional articles

-Chapter-opening Teacher Interviews include questions and responses from teachers and school leaders

-Video Case boxes feature classroom footage and interviews of teachers with accompanying questions to tie back to learning objectives

-Challenging Assumptions boxes use scholarly research to help debunk myths about teaching

-Understanding and Using Evidence boxes help readers examine a set of data, develop an interpretation, and offer a recommendation

-Teachers' Lounge features provide students with inspirational, joyful, or humorous stories, as reported by a teacher

-Focus questions help direct students to the main concepts of the chapter

-End-of-chapter pedagogical features include chapter summaries, discussion questions, field guide, self-assessments, field guides, tips for building a portfolio, and more.

The free Student Study Site at features original classroom video footage and interviews with teachers at the elementary and high school levels, as well as eFlashcards, web quizzes, SAGE journal articles, audio links, and more!

Download Introduction to Teaching Interactive eBook : Making a Difference in Student Lear (9781452206387).pdf, available at for free.


Gene E. Hall, Linda F. Quinn, Donna M. Gollnick
154 x 230 x 4mm | 30g
Publication date
11 Apr 2013
SAGE Publications Inc
Publication City/Country
Thousand Oaks, United States