Why Teaching Matters (eBook)
A Philosophical Guide To The Elements Of Practice
de Metro-Roland Dini Metro-Roland e Farber Paul Farber
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Why Teaching Matters is an introductory guide to the core 'elements' of teaching, getting to the heart of what teaching is, and why it matters. Paul Farber and Dini Metro-Roland introduce the following 8 'elements' which encompass the many issues, themes and social complexities of teaching: - Authority - Virtue- Care - Subject matter - Judgement- Purpose - Place - Presence The elements are used to frame discussions of practical issues teachers face such as testing, technology and stress. It also provides an accessible introduction to philosophical theories from a range of thinkers including Nel Noddings, John Dewey and bel hooks that can inform a deeper understanding of teaching. The theoretical discussions are grounded with examples, case studies and anecdotes from the classroom so that theory is always connected with practice. The book also includes sample questions at the end of each chapter as well as a glossary of terms. Why Teaching Matters brings out and celebrates the inherent complexity of teaching, offering a full and practical understanding to students of education and new and experienced teachers alike.