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Section 5: Preparation Resources
Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC–12 (160)

The resources listed below may help you prepare for the TExES exam in this field. These preparation resources have been identified by content experts in the field to provide up-to-date information that relates to the field in general. You may wish to use current issues or editions to obtain information on specific topics for study and review.

Journals

  1. ASCD Infobrief, Newsletter of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
  2. Educational Leadership, Journal of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
  3. English Journal, National Council of Teachers of English.
  4. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, International Reading Association.
  5. Journal of Computing in Childhood Education, Journal of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
  6. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, Journal of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
  7. Learning and Leading with Technology, International Society for Technology in Education.
  8. Middle School Journal, Association for Middle Level Education.
  9. Science and Children, National Science Teachers Association.
  10. Social Education, National Council for the Social Studies.
  11. Teaching PreK–8,, Early Years, Inc.
  12. The Reading Teacher, International Reading Association.

Other Resources

  1. Bennett, Christine I. (2010). Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice, Seventh Edition. Boston, Mass.: Allyn and Bacon.

  2. Brown, Dave F., and Knowles, Trudy (2007). What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know, Second Edition. West Chester University, Pa.: Hienemann.

  3. Campbell, L., Campbell, B., and Dickinson, D. (2003). Teaching and Learning through Multiple Intelligences, Third Edition. Needham, Mass.: Allyn and Bacon.

  4. Crawford, J., and Krashen, Stephen (2007). English Learners in American Classrooms 101 Questions 101 Answers. New York, N.Y.: Scholastic Inc.

  5. Cunningham, P., and Allington, R. (2010). Classrooms That Work: They Can All Read and Write, Fifth Edition. Needham, Mass.: Allyn and Bacon.

  6. Evertson, Carolyn M., and Emmer, Edmund T. (2008). Classroom Management for Elementary Teachers, Eighth Edition. Needham, Mass.: Allyn and Bacon.

  7. Erb, T. O. (Ed.) (2012). This We Believe in Action: Implementing Successful Middle-Level Schools, Second Edition. Westerville, Ohio: Association for Middle Level Education.

  8. Garcia, J., Spalding, E., and Powell, E. R. (2006). Contexts of Teaching: Methods for Middle and High School Instruction, Second Edition. N.J.: Prentice Hall.

  9. Good, T. L., and Brophy, J. E. (2007). Looking in Classrooms, Tenth Edition. Needham, Mass.: Allyn and Bacon.

  10. Jackson, A. W., and Davis, G. A. (2000). Turning Points 2000: Educating Adolescents in the 21st Century. New York, N.Y.: Carnegie Corporation of New York.

  11. Jensen, E. (2005). Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Second Edition. Alexandria, Va.: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

  12. Jonassen, D., Howland, J., Marra, R., Crismond, D. (2008). Meaningful Learning and Technology, Third Edition. Needham, Mass.: Allyn & Bacon.

  13. Marzano, J. Robert, and Pickering, J. Debra (2005). Building Academic Vocabulary: Teacher’s Manual. Alexandria, Va.: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development.

  14. McCann, Thomas M., Johannessen, Larry R., Kahn, Elizabeth, Smagorinsky, Peter, and Smith, Michael W. (2005). Reflective Teaching, Reflective Learning: How to Develop Critically Engaged Readers, Writers, and Speakers, First Edition. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann.

  15. McTighe, Jay, and Tomlinson, Carol Ann (2006). Integrating Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design: Connecting Content and Kids. Alexandria, Va.: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

  16. Peregoy, Suzanne F., and Boyle, Owen F. (2012). Reading, Writing, and Learning in ESL: A Resource Book for Teaching K–12 English Learners, Sixth Edition. New York, N.Y.: Pearson.

  17. Rose, David H., and Meyer, Anne (2002). Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age: University Design for Learning. Alexandria, Va.: ASCD.

  18. Ryan, K., and Cooper, J. M. (2006). Those Who Can, Teach, Eleventh Edition. Florence, N.Y.: Cengage Learning.

  19. Tanner, David E. (2000). Assessing Academic Achievement. Boston, Mass.: Pearson.

  20. Texas Education Agency (2007). Chapter 74.4, English Language Proficiency Standards. Austin, Texas.

  21. Wong, H. K., and Wong, R. T. (2009). The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher, Twelfth Edition. Mountain View, Calif.: Harry K. Wong Publications, Inc.

Online Resources

  1. Institute of Education Sciences — http://ies.ed.gov
  2. National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition — http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/
  3. Texas Education Agency Special Education in Texas — https://tea.texas.gov/Academics/Special_Student_Populations/Special_Education/Special_Education/
  4. U.S. Department of Education — http://www.ed.gov

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