Drawn from the classrooms of real teachers, the latest research, and over 70 years of combined teaching experience, this book offers valuable insights on being the best teacher you can be for your students. Beginning with developing your teacher identity and getting to know your students, What Is a "Good" Teacher? goes on to show you how to implement effective strategies and techniques in your classrooms, and gain a better understanding of how effective schools work. 35 compelling characteristics of "good" teachers offer inspiration and guidance, along with tangible ways of continuing to grow and develop into your own best teacher.
Understanding Gay and Lesbian Youth assists the classroom teacher, school counselor, and administrator in relating to gay and lesbian youth and creating accepting and supportive learning climates. David Campos begins with a discussion of the current state of affairs regarding gay and lesbian youth in schools, including a discourse on the developmental milestones, and provides practical strategies for working effectively with these students.
Author: Barbara R. Blackburn
Release Date: 2013-08-06
Bestselling author and noted rigor expert Barbara Blackburn shares the secrets to getting started, maintaining momentum, and reaching your goals. Learn what rigor looks like in the classroom, understand what it means for your students, and get the keys to successful implementation. Learn how to use rigor to raise expectations, provide appropriate support, and meet the Common Core State Standards - whether or not rigor is mandated in your district! This book is filled with practical, use-the-next-day strategies for all grade levels and subject areas. Use the ideas to raise the level of learning for all of your students! Also Available! Correlation Table linking topics in Rigor Made Easy to the Common Core!
This book displays 37 “Friday Focus” memos, each of which provides insight into a specific aspect of teaching and learning for all to reflect on throughout the year. Friday Focus memos address the principal's responsibility to shape the school culture, provide intellectual stimulation, and communicate effectively. The memos are organized around the school year and provide educators with a wide variety of insights into how to improve our schools. They are typically between 500–1,000 words in length and can be sent out via e-mail to each staff member – not only to the teachers but also secretaries, custodians, and cafeteria workers. A vehicle for school improvement, the Friday Focus memos provide a step-by-step plan for staff members and principals to work together as change agents for school improvement.
Author: Zhu Yongxin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2014-09-12
Genre: Business & Economics
The founder of the New-Style Education Experiment of China provides Western readers with a rare inside look at the Chinese education system The New-Style Education of China details the character and soul of modern education and educational ideals, how to conduct a “new education” experiment, how to establish new education management rules and develop teachers' potential, and how to develop children's classes and family education. Not only does this book discuss the theories of a new educational ideal and the accomplishments of new-style education in practice, but it also acts as an important guide to teachers, advisers, and officials. Zhu Yongxin is a member of National People's Congress Standing Committee, vice chairman of Association for Promoting Democracy (CAPD), and vice president of Chinese Society of Education (CSE). He also works as a professor and PhD supervisor in Suzhou University.
Author: Adam J. Cox
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Family & Relationships
A leading child psychologist identifies eight essential cognitive skills that every child requires to thrive, including initiation, flexibility, attention, organization, and self-awareness, and offers techniques to enhance each child's capabilities.
Author: Richard Dean Kellough
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2008
Teaching in the Middle and Secondary Schools, Ninth Edition, is a highly practical text for pre-service teachers in middle school and secondary methods courses. Readers will find useful, ready-to-use classroom applications for planning instruction, selecting and using instructional strategies, and assessment. Each module includes exercises and posttests.
Author: Vera F. Birkenbihl
Publisher: MVG Verlag
Release Date: 2013-01-11
Dieser Klassiker hilft seit Jahrzehnten jedem, durch die Anwendung der richtigen Kommunikationsregeln sich selbst und andere besser zu verstehen und so auch in schwierigen Situationen erfolgreich zu kommunizieren. Die Erfolgsautorin Vera F. Birkenbihl bietet alles, was man braucht, um die eigenen Inhalte möglichst überzeugend zu transportieren und gleichzeitig die Reaktionen seiner Mitmenschen besser zu interpretieren. Mit zahlreichen einfachen Übungen, Experimenten und Spielen illustriert sie die theoretischen Ausführungen und macht Sie Schritt für Schritt zu Kommunikationsprofis.
Bestsellerautor und Starcoach Tony Robbins zeigt, wie jeder das eigene "Mindset", also seine Denkweise und seine oft fixen Einstellungen, so verändern kann, dass er jeden einzelnen Tag besser wird. Die eigenen Finanzen sind unorganisiert, persönliche und berufliche Beziehungen machen Schwierigkeiten und auch die Gesundheit könnte besser sein? In 365 kleinen Tageslektionen kann sich jeder optimieren. Tony Robbins greift auf bewährte Strategien, Techniken und Prinzipien aus seinen millionenfach bewährten Coachingprogrammen zurück und bündelt sie in kurze, motivierende Inspirationsquellen, die täglich unkompliziert umgesetzt werden können und die persönliche Leistungsfähigkeit steigern.