|About the Book|
Psychology Applied to Teaching makes sense of educational psychology by demonstrating how complex psychological theories apply to the everyday experiences of in-service teachers. More than one-third of the text is devoted to Suggestions for TeachingMorePsychology Applied to Teaching makes sense of educational psychology by demonstrating how complex psychological theories apply to the everyday experiences of in-service teachers. More than one-third of the text is devoted to Suggestions for Teaching in Your Classroom, which provide concrete examples of how teachers can use psychological research in real-world teaching situations. Long recognized as the most practical book in its field, this text provides valuable instructional techniques for student and beginning teachers.Expanded information on standards reflects the growing emphasis on national and statewide standards and state-mandated assessment.Fully integrated coverage of technology discusses the latest research on software and email-based programs. A new technology icon refers students to appropriate sections of the text web site, integrating online material with the printed text.Expanded diversity coverage includes new material on learning styles and gender differences, low-SES children, bilingual education, and the effects of eliminating bilingual programs in California.The popular Case in Print feature now appears in every chapter of the book. This feature adds real-world relevance by presenting recent news articles that highlight an idea or technique presented in the chapter. Open-ended questions and activities follow the articles.HM ClassPrep CD-ROM offers resources for instructors, including a customizable, electronic Instructors Resource Manual, PowerPoint slides, test items, video, and Internet links.