The Practical Skeptic: Core Concepts in Sociology
Using a conceptual organizing framework, THE PRACTICAL SKEPTIC: CORE CONCEPTS IN SOCIOLOGY, 2nd Edition, is a concise introduction to sociology that focuses on core concepts as the central building blocks for understanding sociology. Written in a lively, conversational style, McIntyre uses numerous pedagogical features to help students grasp key sociological concepts.
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Or could it be that teachers' expectations influence the way children perform in
school? 13.3 a. In your own words, summarize the major differences between
teachers' expectations for high- and low-track students. b. In your own words, ...
First Students believed to be "average" by their teachers Students believed to be
"sputters" by their teachers Second Grade Level Third Figure 13.4 Spurters' and
Average Students' Gains on Intelligence Test Performance Source: Adapted ...
The teachers' expectations of the low-track students are quite low; it is as if they
expect the students only to learn to be obedient, to be respectful of authority, and
to do their work— period. They expect much more from the high-track students—
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I've always wanted to use this book to teach Introductroy Sociology. It is more clever, more interesting than the typical introductory textbook. The Teacher's guide is a set of out-of-the-ordinary exercises, rather than the usual lecture outlines and sample exam questions. Read full review