The Essential 55

Author: Ron Clark
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 0786888164
Release Date: 2004-07-21
Genre: Education

Winner of the 2001 Disney teacher of the year award, Ron Clark presents fifty-five rules for everyday life that help students rise to their potential.

Understanding Gay and Lesbian Youth

Author: David Campos
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 9781461655275
Release Date: 2005-09-28
Genre: Education

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.

What Is a Good Teacher

Author: David Booth
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 9781551389288
Release Date: 2017-11-01
Genre: Education

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.

TExES PPR EC 12 160 Book Online

Author: Beatrice Mendez Newman
Publisher: Research & Education Association
ISBN: 9780738612546
Release Date: 2019-08-20
Genre: Education

REA's TExES PPR EC-12 (160) Test Prep with Online Practice Tests (6th ed.) Gets You Certified and in the Classroom! Fully revised and updated 6th edition! Our test prep is designed to help teacher candidates master the information on the TExES PPR EC-12 (160) exam and get certified to teach in Texas. It's perfect for college students, teachers, and career-changing professionals who are looking to teach Early Childhood through Grade 12 in Texas. Written by a leading specialist in teacher education, our complete study package contains an in-depth review of all four state-defined domains and the 13 competencies, including discussions of key educational concepts and theories, as well as relevant laws. A diagnostic test and three full-length practice tests are offered online in a timed format with instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, and detailed explanations of answers. Each test features every type of question, subject area, and skill you need to know for the exam. Our online practice tests replicate the Pearson TExES question format, allowing you to assess your skills and gauge your test-readiness. The book includes two of the three practice tests in print. The online tests at REA's Study Center offer the most powerful scoring and diagnostic tools available today. Automatic scoring and instant reports help you zero in on the topics and types of questions that give you trouble now, so you'll succeed when it counts. Every practice exam comes with detailed feedback on every question. We don't just say which answers are right - we explain why the other answer choices are wrong - so you'll be prepared on test day. This complete test prep package comes with a customized study schedule and REA's test-taking strategies and tips. This test prep is a must-have for anyone who wants to teach EC-12 in Texas!

The Cage Busting Teacher

Author: Frederick M. Hess
Publisher: Harvard Education Press
ISBN: 9781612507781
Release Date: 2015-04-01
Genre: Education

The Cage-Busting Teacher adopts the logic of Cage-Busting Leadership and applies it to the unique challenges and opportunities of classroom teachers. Detailed, accessible, and thoroughly engaging, it uncovers the many ways in which teachers can break out of familiar constraints in order to influence school and classroom practice, education policy, and school reform. “Cage-busting is concrete, precise, andpractical,” writes Frederick M. Hess. This invaluable book helps teachers understand why and how to revisit their assumptions and enables them to have greater impacts upon their schools and beyond. Based on interviews with hundreds of teachers, teacher advocates, union leaders, and others, Hess identifies the challenges teachers face, seeks concrete and workable solutions, and offers recommendations to put those solutions in place. A uniquely practical and inspiring book, The Cage-Busting Teacher is for educators who want to shape the schools and systems in which they work.

New Education Experiment in China Works by Zhu Yongxin on Education Series

Author: Zhu Yongxin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071838184
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.

Improving Your School One Week at a Time

Author: Jeffrey Zoul
Publisher: Eye On Education
ISBN: 9781596670273
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

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.

WISC 4 Companion

Author: Stephen Truch
Publisher: Pro-Ed
ISBN: UVA:X006176428
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Education

The rewards of teaching

Author: Scott D. Richman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1578867339
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics

This exciting book is dedicated to helping teachers and administrators understand the key role that rewards play in helping our students achieve. The most beneficial rewards are the internal rewards of teaching, which can last a lifetime. By finding the rewarding aspects of the profession, teachers can refocus their career on the main reason why they became a teacher_to impact students' lives. This book includes 100 tips to help teachers make their career more rewarding and enjoyable. Each tip also includes examples of how its implementation can transform one's career. We enter the teaching field to teach students and make a difference. By focusing on enjoying each day as a teacher, we will leave a lasting impression on our students and help to change the world, one student at a time.

School Smarts

Author: Jim Burke
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: UOM:39015059170343
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

What effective learners do to succeed in school and how you can help all of your students achieve similar results.

No Mind Left Behind

Author: Adam J. Cox
Publisher: Perigee
ISBN: IND:30000116462767
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.

Teaching in the Middle and Secondary Schools

Author: Richard Dean Kellough
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0131589741
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

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.

You re Welcome

Author: Patrick Schwarz
ISBN: STANFORD:36105124259495
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Group work in education