Considering teaching a calling, this text provides prospective teachers with a look at the issues and opportunities in teaching to help them determine whether or not they have been called to this profession. Explore The Call to Teach through this Interactive Walk-Through!

This First Edition tackles the current issues in education, provides context for those issues with coverage of foundational concepts, helps prospective teachers understand the demands and opportunities involved in the profession, and then outlines the steps they can take to move forward on their career path. The Enhanced Pearson® eText features offer survival tips, consider professional conundrums, highlight important teacher dispositions, and listen in as teachers talk about the issues they face in the classroom.