Education Methods: A Case Study Approach to Professional Development
February 2006, ©2006
Each chapter focuses on pertinent topics such as School Communities; Teaching/Learning Strategies; Communications; Information Technology; Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting; Literacy, Numeracy and Other Curriculum Areas; Bullying; Classroom Management; Administration; Leadership; Outdoor Education and Field Trips; Extracurricular Activities and Health and Safety.
Chapter 1 ~ Classroom Management
Chapter 2 ~ Curriculum Change Issues Related to Literacy & Numeracy
Chapter 3 ~ Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting
Chapter 4 ~ Special Education
Chapter 5 ~ Exceptionality in the Classroom
Chapter 6 ~ Computers in Education
Chapter 7 ~ Teaching/Learning Strategies
Chapter 8 ~ Outdoor Education
Chapter 9 ~ Communication
Chapter 10 ~ School Communities Interacting
Chapter 11 ~ Safe Schools
Chapter 12 ~ Extracurricular Activities
Chapter 13 ~ Legal Issues in Teaching
Chapter 14 ~ Gender Issues
Chapter 15 ~ Outside Agencies and Partnerships
Chapter 16 ~ Administration
Chapterr 17 ~ Leadership
- This text was born of an identified need for practice-oriented tools for use with students and teachers. It has been created by teachers for teachers to provide a balanced approach to curriculum theory and practice within a Canadian context.
- Neutral, reality-based scenarios can be used independently, both in small groups or in larger group settings to assist in developing a reader’s expertise or improving performance in critical areas such as bullying and dealing with irate parents.
- The reflective nature of this text helps the reader to develop the skills and tools needed to analysis his/her own practices.
- Each chapter includes an introductory explanation of the chapter topic, case studies, critical thinking questions, a summary, and a list of references and resources.
- Each case study is chosen to provoke thought, compel reactions and infuse discussion.