Introduction to Education (2nd Edition) – Answer Key








Έτος Έκδοσης



21×29 cm

Εσωτερικό Βιβλίου


Συνοδευτικό Υλικό





INTRODUTION TO EDUCATION is a book designed to assist students in developing English skills in the field of education, while enhancing their professional understanding of the subject of their studies. Students are given the opportunity to familiarize themselves with academic texts which will improve their abilities to handle the bibliography related to their domain.

The book consists of 25 units. Each unit begins with a passage pertaining to education, followed by a reading comprehension section and discussion questions. There is a use of language section with a variety of exercises built and focused on the special terminology each text includes. The grammar section includes theory and exercises aiming at the improvement of the students’ use of the English language, while the listening section relates to the topic of each unit. The writing section consists of projects that focus on helping the students master specialized vocabulary and hone their writing skills. Moreover, the book contains extra grammar exercises, a glossary of educational terms as well as a dictionary of synonyms and antonyms.

Unit 1 Education in Ancient Greece
Unit 2 The Sophists
Unit 3 Understanding schools through a historical perspective
Unit 4 The importance of education
Unit 5 Approaches to learning domain
Unit 6 Types of learning style
Unit 7 Learning with understanding
Unit 8 Preschool education objectives
Unit 9 The importance of play
Unit 10 Socialization and education
Unit 11 The art and science of teaching
Unit 12 Accomplished teachers inspire student learning
Unit 13 Collaborative learning
Unit 14 Special education
Unit 15 Bilingual education
Unit 16 Formative assessment in the classroom
Unit 17 Summative assessment
Unit 18 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Unit 19 Learning disabilities
Unit 20 What makes teaching complex?
Unit 21 Characteristics of students who are gifted and talented
Unit 22 Factors that affect student’s motivation in education
Unit 23 Some basic principles of effective discipline
Unit 24 Emotional development
Unit 25 Teaching effectively
Unit 26 Kindergarten classroom organization
Unit 27 Classroom management
Unit 28 The five-year-old in the classroom
Unit 29 Pre-reading skills
Unit 30 Literacy accomplishment in kindergarten
Unit 31 Language and play
Unit 32 Speaking – language development
Unit 33 Creative mathematics
Unit 34 Piaget’s theory of cognitive development
Unit 35 Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory of cognitive development

English grammar exercises
Dictionary of synonyms and antonyms
Additional listening choices

Psarouthakis Stamatia

Stamatia Psarouthakis holds a B.A, and a M.A in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, U.S.A. At present, she is completing her Ph.D in Linguistics. She has an extensive experience in teaching English since 1991 at all levels of Education. This includes: Fifth and fourteenth Elementary schools of Chania, Second High school of Chania, Technical university of Kozani, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Maritime Academy of Chania. At the University of Crete she has been working as an English instructor for 25 years.