The first day, week, month and year of school are simultaneously exciting and overwhelming; rewarding and frustrating; energizing and exhausting. These are all normal responses to the demands being placed on you as an educator. This text is designed to provide explicit information about the demands, decisions and details you will deal with in your teaching. "Trade Secrets" is organized into five major sections that parallel the concerns of teachers as they progress through the school year.
Section I: Starting the Year Successfully - focuses on the basics of understanding and fitting into the professional community. This section also details the specific procedures and routines for establishing a well-organized classroom.
Section II: Building Classroom Community - features information for proactively managing student behavior, communicating with parents and developing a comprehensive assessment system.
Section III: Teaching All Students Successfully - offers explicit guidance in working with students with diverse learning and language needs.
Section IV: Taking Care of Yourself - deals with the issues of balancing personal and professional demands and practical ways for preparing for the inevitable substitute.
Section V: Closing the School Year Successfully provides dozens of suggestions that hlep students continue to learn until the last minute of the school year. It also provides opportunities for the teacher to reflect and plan for more personal enjoyment and professional growth.
This text also includes:
Trade Secrets - dealing with district/school policty, procedures and/or school etiquette.
Tips - words to the wise and may save you time, energy and/or effort.
Tools - forms that will help organize information.
Timesavers - suggestions to help save your precious planning and teaching time.
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Have you ever put together a thousand-piece jigsaw puzzle without a sample of the completed picture? That is how a teacher described his efforts to organize and manage his classroom. The purpose of this book is to provide essential, practical information to help primary, elementary and special educators prepare and successfully negotiate their school year.About the Author:
Billie Enz (Ph.D. Elementary Education) is the Associate Director of the Division of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education at Arizona State University. She is responsible for establishing professional development and induction programs with local school districts. Dr. Enz is the author and co-author for several books on new teacher development and mentor training. Dr. Enz is a member of the Early Childhood faculty and teaches language and literacy courses.
Sharon A. Kortman (Ed.D. Curriculum and Instrution) is Lecturer in the College of Education at Arizona State University. She is the Director of Beginning Educator Support Team (BEST), a partnership between university and school districts providing comprehensive support, training, curriculum, courses and resources in the areas of teacher induction, mentoring and preparation for aligning practice to the teaching standards. Dr. Kortman also does consultant work in the areas of personality and standards. Dr. Korman also does consultant work in the areas of personality and interaction styles, which, along with support to the education profession, positively affect student achievement.
Connie J. Honaker (M.A. English Education) is a Faculty Associate for the Beginning Educator Support Team (BEST) program in the College of Education at Arizona State University. She teaches all levels of BEST courses. Connie has taught at the elementary and secondary levels and served as an administrator in various roles. Connie is recipient of the Arizona Distinguised Administrator of the Year Award presented by the Arizona School Administrators Association.
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Descrizione libro Kendall Hunt Pub Co, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 2. Codice libro della libreria DADAX078729165X
Descrizione libro Kendall Hunt Pub Co, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 078729165X
Descrizione libro Kendall Hunt Pub Co. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 078729165X New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.3462408