Teaching Is An Art

Author: Leon Spreyer
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1634507215
Size: 52.74 MB
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Drawing upon close to thirty years of teaching experience, Leon Spreyer provides teachers with practical information that is not always taught in teacher education courses. New and veteran teachers alike will find useful advice for managing their work both in and out of the classroom. The book covers eighty-two essential topics, including cooperative learning, managing parents, staff meetings, implementing tests, portfolios, setting rules, and much more. Highlights include: Practical advice on more than eighty subjects Book suggestions and games for the classroom Suggestions for staying motivated and avoiding burnout Teaching ability, wisdom, and fervor are not inborn; teachers learn the elements of their art. With that in mind, Spreyer provides information, games, book recommendations, specific lesson plans, and straightforward advice on all aspects of teaching, ranging from Back-to-School Night to power in the classroom, and from homework to substitute teachers. And he does it in a reader-friendly style, with easy-to-follow lists, examples, and suggested resources.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author: U. S. Department of Labor
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602393206
Size: 69.17 MB
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A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.

Secondary And Middle School Methods

Author: Allan C. Ornstein
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205263769
Size: 46.83 MB
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Secondary and Middle School Methods prepares secondary school teachers and help experienced teachers improve their teaching and instruction by focusing on the methods and principles of teaching the "how-to" approach.Combining a broad approach of methodology, from research to theory to practice, this text helps the prospective teacher understand the essential methods and principles necessary for professional competence. The authors also address current issues in today's society, such as No Child Left Behind and teaching diverse learners, and examine the effects of federal legislation on students and teachers. In addition, an assortment of activities, tables, and topics for discussion prepare the reader for future application to secondary school settings serving diverse populations of students.

21st Century Education A Reference Handbook

Author: Thomas L Good
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452265992
Size: 32.25 MB
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21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook offers 100 chapters written by leading experts in the field that highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates facing educators today. This comprehensive and authoritative two-volume work provides undergraduate education majors with insight into the rich array of issues inherent in education—issues informing debates that involve all Americans. Key Features: · Provides undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source ideal for their classroom research needs, preparation for GREs, and research into directions to take in pursuing a graduate degree or career · Offers more detailed information than encyclopedia entries, but not as much jargon, detail, or density as journal articles or research handbook chapters · Explores educational policy and reform, teacher education and certification, educational administration, curriculum, and instruction · Offers a reader-friendly common format: Theory, Methods, Applications, Comparison, Future Directions, Summary, References and Further Readings 21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook is designed to prepare teachers, professors, and administrators for their future careers, informing the debates and preparing them to address the questions and meet the challenges of education today.

Handbook Of Effective Inclusive Schools

Author: James McLeskey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136242422
Size: 42.16 MB
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Over the last decade, the educational context for students with disabilities has significantly changed primarily as a result of mandates contained in NCLB and IDEA. The purpose of this book is to summarize the research literature regarding how students might be provided classrooms and schools that are both inclusive and effective. Inclusive schools are defined as places where students with disabilities are valued and active participants in academic and social activities and are given supports that help them succeed. Effectiveness is addressed within the current movement toward multi-tiered systems of support and evidence-based practices that meet the demands of high-stakes accountability.

Handbook Of Research On Teaching Literacy Through The Communicative And Visual Arts Volume Ii

Author: James Flood
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317639707
Size: 34.17 MB
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The Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts, Volume II brings together state-of-the-art research and practice on the evolving view of literacy as encompassing not only reading, writing, speaking, and listening, but also the multiple ways through which learners gain access to knowledge and skills. It forefronts as central to literacy education the visual, communicative, and performative arts, and the extent to which all of the technologies that have vastly expanded the meanings and uses of literacy originate and evolve through the skills and interests of the young. A project of the International Reading Association, published and distributed by Routledge/Taylor & Francis. Visit http://www.reading.org for more information about Internationl Reading Associationbooks, membership, and other services.

Handbook For Qualities Of Effective Teachers

Author: James H. Stronge
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416600108
Size: 41.69 MB
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Explores how to implement a staff development, teacher education, or self-help program to improve the six research-based teacher qualities that are most apt to raise student achievement.

Forthcoming Books

Author: R.R. Bowker Company. Department of Bibliography
Publisher:
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Rti Strategies For Secondary Teachers

Author: Susan Gingras Fitzell
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412992222
Size: 63.87 MB
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A ′strategy bank′ for secondary teachersWhile planning lessons, many teachers wonder: ôIf I try this, will it work?ö ôWill I lose ground in teaching the concept?ö ôWill it help my students make the grade, pass the state tests, or get into college?ö Teachers want solutions, not theory. This book offers a bank of proven RTI strategies for Grades 6û12 that will improve test scores and student achievement for all students, not just struggling learners. Susan Gingras Fitzell explains how RTI fits into secondary education and applies it to math, reading comprehension, writing, and more. She summarizes tiers one, two, and three in teacher-friendly language and includes:Easily implemented and practical interventionsSample lesson plans and visual models Examples of how to address budgeting, staffing, performance, and student culture constraints The grouping strategies included in each lesson plan improve studentsÆ social skills, and can reduce referrals to special education depending on other circumstances. RTI Strategies for Secondary Teachers will help teachers take their instruction up a notch in every classroom and reduce stress in the process.á

Junior High And Middle School Talksheets Updated

Author: David Lynn
Publisher: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
ISBN: 0310867363
Size: 59.72 MB
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Get Your Students Talking About the Bible And God. And themselves, their beliefs, their questions, their lives. About the things that matter to them. Do it conveniently and effectively with Junior High-Middle School TalkSheets--Updated!, part of the best-selling discussion-starting TalkSheets series from Youth Specialties, now updated for new-millennium students. Here are 50 creative discussions that focus on relevant, real-life topics: Media Influences--TV, Music, Advertising Substance Abuse & Peer Pressure Parents Self-Image & Physical Appearance Jesus Friendships Prayer & Worship Trusting God & Dealing with Doubt . . . and 40 more subjects of perennial interest to teenagers. TalkSheets are one-page reproducible handouts with provocative questions in a compelling design that will get churched and unchurched kids alike talking and thinking about the Bible--and how its principles affect their daily lives. Use TalkSheets to launch your own lesson--or use them as stand-alone Bible studies. Each TalkSheet comes with detailed information and suggestions for discussion leaders: Bible references galore, Internet resources, further group exploration, and activities to pursue during and after the meeting. Junior High-Middle School TalkSheets--Updated! is the perfect discussion-starting resource for youth meetings, small groups and cell groups, Sunday school, and camps and retreats. More than a quarter million copies sold in this series!