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ACET Program Staff Asst.
240-567-4061
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Submit completed materials to:
ACET Program
Attn: Ms. Debra Poese
School of Education
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51 Mannakee Street, CS118
Rockville, Maryland 20850

Textbook List

Textbook List:

The following textbooks are required for the Spring Teaching Institute.  Applicants are encouraged to review them ahead of time and prepare for the exciting, fast-paced, rigorous classes beginning in January.

Carjuzaa, J. & Kellough, R. (2012). Teaching in the Middle and Secondary Schools (10th Ed.)Boston, MA: Pearson

Diller J.V. & Moule, J. (2011). Cultural competence: A primer for educators (2nd Ed.). Belmont, CA: Thompson Wadsworth.

Gargiulo, R. & Metcalf D. (2013). Teaching in Today's Inclusive Classrooms: A universal design for learning approach. (6th ed.) Belmont, CA: Wadsworht Cengage Learning: Upper Saddle River, NJ.

Rhode, G., Jenson, W., & Reavis, H. (1993).  The tough kid book. Longmont:  CO:  Sopris West. (Newer edition is available, but not required)

Saphier, J., Haley-Speca, M. & Gower, R. (2008). The skillful teacher: Building your teaching skills (6th ed.).  Acton: MA: Research for Better Teaching Inc.

Shade, B., Kelly, C. & Oberg, M (1997), Creating Culturally Responsive Classrooms, Washington, D.C., American Psychological Association

Thompson, J. (2007). First-year teacher’s survival kit. (2nd Ed.) San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Recommended Text:
Kozol, J. (1991). Savage inequalities: Children in America’s schools . Crown Publishers, Inc.: NY