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Educational Psychology in Context

Educational Psychology in Context
Readings for Future Teachers

August 2005 | 328 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Educational Psychology in Context: Readings for Future Teachers provides an exciting alternative in helping teachers develop a strong theoretical and research-based understanding of how their students learn and develop. The book is an anthology of primary source readings selected with an eye towards students about to enter the teaching profession and for teachers interested in carefully examining learning and development. The authors feature the original research and writing of the leading psychologists, cognitive scientists, and educators whose published work forms the very foundation of the field of educational psychology.
Bruce A. Marlowe and Alan S. Canestrari
Introduction: Theory into Practice
Part I: Real Classrooms
Madeline Hunter and Doug Russell
1. Planning for Effective Instruction: Lesson Design
Elliot Aronson and Diane Bridgeman
2. Jigsaw Groups and the Desegregated Classroom: In Pursuit of Common Goals
Robert J. Marzano and Jana S. Marzano
3. The Key to Classroom Management
Richard P. Traina
4. What Makes a Good Teacher?
Part II: How Does Learning Occur?
B.F. Skinner
5. The Science of Learning and the Art of Teaching
Albert Bandura, Dorothea Ross, and Sheila A. Ross
6. Transmission of Aggression Through Imitation of Aggressive Models
Daniel T. Willingham
7. Students Remember … What They Think About
Darlene L. Witte-Townsend and Anne E. Hill
8. Toward a Pedagogy of Depth in Everyday Classrooms: Exploring Relational Consciousness Among Teachers and Young Children
Part III: What Role Does Maturation Play in Learning
Jean Piaget
9. The Stages of Intellectual Development of the Child
Erik H. Erikson
10. Eight Ages of Man
Lawrence Kohlberg and R. Kramer
11. Continuities and Discontinuities in Childhood and Adult Moral Development
Carol Gilligan
12. Images of Relationship
Part IV: How Should Student Diversity Affect Teaching Practice?
Donaldo Macedo
13. English Only: The Tongue-Tying of America
John O’Neil
14. Can Inclusion Work? A Conversation with Jim Kauffman and Mara Sapon-Shevin
Kathy Checkley
15. The First Seven … and the Eighth: A Conversation With Howard Gardner
Edward P. Torrance
16. Insights About Creativity: Questioned, Rejected, Ridiculed, Ignored
Part V: What Factors Influence Student Motivation?
Alfie Kohn
17. Five Reasons to Stop Saying "Good Job!"
Carol S. Dweck
18. Caution: Praise Can Be Dangerous
Abraham H. Maslow
19. A Theory of Human Motivation
Martin E. P. Seligman, Stephen F. Maier, and James H. Geer
20. Alleviation of Learned Helplessness in the Dog
Part VI: What Do Good Assessments Look Like?
Alfie Kohn
21. Standardized Testing and Its Victims
Grant Wiggins
22. Teaching to the (Authentic) Test
John D. Krumboltz and Christine J. Yeh
23. Competitive Grading Sabotages Good Teaching
Stephen Kramer
24. Letter to a State Test Scorer (From a Science Teacher Who Knows His 5th Graders Well)
About the Editors

"Great way to open dialogue in class and to help students see the theory in a real world way."

April Mattix
University of Pittsburgh

More focused at teachers than psychologists

Dr Sarah Rose
Psychology & Mental Health, Staffordshire University
April 20, 2015

Application of theories into practice. Collection of seminal articles.

Dr Mete Akcaoglu
Learning Sciences and Human Development, West Virginia University
August 26, 2013

Bruce Alan Marlowe

Bruce A. MarloweBruce A. Marlowe earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. where he also completed two years of postdoctoral training in neuropsychological assessment. He is the co-author (with Marilyn Page) of Creating and Sustaining the Constructivist Classroom (Corwin Press) and of a 6- part video series entitled, Creating the Constructivist Classroom (The Video of Journal Education). He is also the co-editor (with Alan Canestrari) of Educational Psychology in Context: Readings for Future Teachers. He has taught at the elementary, secondary and University levels and is... More About Author

Alan S. Canestrari

Alan CanestrariAlan S. Canestrari, Ed.D, Boston University, a veteran social studies practitioner and Professor of Education at Roger Williams University, is co-editor (with Bruce Marlowe) of Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings (Sage) and Educational Psychology in Context: Readings for Future Teachers (Sage). Educational Foundations was awarded the 2005 American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Award. Canestrari had a long career in public schools and universities as a history teacher, department chair, adjunct professor at Rhode Island College, and mentor in the Brown University Masters of Teaching... More About Author

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