OverviewLearn what it takes to be an effective professional teacher with SCHOOL: AN INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION, Third Edition. Standards developed by the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) state that teachers are expected to be reflective, knowledgeable, highly skilled, and creative professionals who are lifelong learners. With this book, authors Edward Ebert and Richard Culyer have developed a compelling and timely approach that gives you a thorough overview of what it means to be a successful teacher. Through first-person accounts and helpful strategies from prominent educators and in-service teachers, plus TeachSource Videos and activities linked to InTASC standards, you'll gain insight into the realities of being a teacher in today's rapidly changing society. The result is a book that will empower you as a pre-professional and, ultimately, as an instructional leader.