To Teach

Author: William Ayers
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807771473
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To Teach

Author: William Ayers
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ISBN: 9780807750636
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To Teach is the now-classic story of one teacher's odyssey into the ethical and intellectual heart of teaching. For almost two decades, it has inspired teachers across the country to follow their own path, face their own challenges, and become the teachers they long to be. Since the second edition, there have been dramatic shifts to the educational landscape including the rise and fall of NCLB. This new Third Edition is essential reading amidst today's public policy debates and school reform initiatives that stress the importance of "good teaching". To help bring this popular story to a new generation of teachers, Teachers College Press is publishing an exciting companion volume: To Teach: The Journey, in Comics. In this graphic novel, Ayers and talented young artist Ryan Alexander-Tanner bring the celebrated memoir to life. The Third Edition of To Teach, paired with the new graphic novel, offers a unique teaching and learning experience that broadens and deepens our understanding of what teaching can be. Together, these resources will capture the imaginations of pre- and in-service teachers who are ready to follow their own Yellow Brick Roads.

To Teach

Author: William Ayers
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807770634
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"This graphic novel brings to life William Ayers's bestselling memoir To teach : the journey of a teacher, third edition. From Ayers's early days teaching kindergarten, readers follow this renowned educational theorist on his 'voyage of discovery and surprise.'"--Cover, p. [4].

We Are All Explorers

Author: Daniel Richard Scheinfeld
Publisher: Teachers College Pr
ISBN: 9780807749098
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This is a rich, well-documented, and thoughtful description and analysis of how an early child development program serving low-income, inner-city children and families in Chicago has been exploring and implementing the principles of early childhood education developed in Reggio Emilia, Italy

Teaching Middle School Physical Education

Author: Bonnie S. Mohnsen
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736068499
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Teaching physical education in middle school can sometimes seem like a never-ending journey, but this new edition will help you plan and map out your voyage—and successfully reach your destination. Using Teaching Middle School Physical Education, Third Edition, you can meet the specific needs of middle school students and prepare them for our rapidly changing world while also meeting the latest physical education standards. This comprehensive resource has been updated with many exciting features: -A CD-ROM with examples of task cards, software, and daily lesson plans -Detailed standards-based lesson agendas to help you clearly present the information to your students -Recommended equipment lists and comprehensive information to help you build and implement your program without having to dig through numerous resources -Realigned unit plans to help you document that you are meeting the current national standards -Assessments for every standard in each unit Teaching Middle School Physical Education, Third Edition,provides a blueprint for developing an effective environment and sound curriculum and for teaching and assessing middle school students based on the latest physical education guidelines. Part Iexamines changes in society, technology, health, and education and how you can use those changes to shape your middle school physical education program. Part IIguides you step by step in developing a physical education curriculum from start to finish, including selecting a curriculum committee, defining a physically educated person, and establishing benchmarks in alignment with the exit standards. In this part you'll also learn how to select instructional units, integrate physical education with other subjects, and develop unit and lesson plans. In part IIIyou'll learn about the needs of middle school learners and the corresponding teaching behaviors, instructional styles and strategies, instructional materials, and new technologies that are especially effective at the middle school level. You'll explore how to motivate and reach all types of learners and why and how to select particular teaching styles or strategies. Part IVoutlines a complete physical education program for fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grades. Each unit includes an overview, a list of standards linked directly to the grade-level standards, and a day-by-day lesson outline. You also receive assessment tool ideas for each unit, which are aligned with the standards. Teaching Middle School Physical Education, Third Edition,is both comprehensive and flexible in its approach to providing you with high-quality, up-to-date information that is practical for both veterans and new teachers. This new version will help you stay the course and complete a successful journey with your next physical education class.

The Reflective Educator S Guide To Classroom Research

Author: Nancy Fichtman Dana
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483331997
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Harness the power of classroom data with the bestselling, updated guide to professional learning through inquiry and analysis. In this third edition of the renowned approach to teacher inquiry and data analysis, the authors add forward-thinking substance to their methods of formulating action research questions, collecting and analyzing data, and creating lasting solutions. In addition to illustrative real-life examples and practical exercises, new features include: An expanded data analysis chapter that introduces formative data analysis and its role in teacher research. Techniques for using inquiry to effectively implement Common Core State Standards. A brand-new chapter on ethical issues in teacher research.

The New Teacher Book

Author: Terry Burant
Publisher: Rethinking Schools
ISBN: 0942961471
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Teaching is a lifelong challenge, but the first few years in the classroom are typically a teacher's hardest. This expanded collection of writings and reflections offers practical guidance on how to navigate the school system, form rewarding relationships with colleagues, and connect in meaningful ways with students and families from all cultures and backgrounds.

Teaching In The Flat World

Author: Linda Darling-Hammond
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807756474
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This book will help school systems improve their teacher workforce by drawing important lessons from nations with high-performing educational systems, as well as from successful state experiments in the United States. The authors examine common features and differences in the approaches of high-performing systems that made education a top priority and developed high-leverage strategies to meet their goals. Their varied solutions offer valuable ideas for how to create a strong teacher and school administrator ccorps from recruitment and preparation through induction, professional development, evaluation, and career advancement into leadership roles. Chapters focusing on systems in Finland, Ontario, and Singapore are coauthored by local scholars with extensive knowledge of the history and current status for policy and practice in their nation. A final chapter highlights attributes that are absolutely necessary for any education system to flourish. The book will be useful to policymakers, practitioners, and researchers interested in strengthening the quality of teaching.

Making The Journey

Author: Leila Christenbury
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780325078212
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Leila Christenbury's Making the Journey has long been a beloved classic in English methods courses as well as with in-service English teachers whose dog-eared copies occupy a permanent place on their classroom desks. The Fourth Edition adds a fresh new voice from veteran English Education professor Ken Lindblom, whose expertise in writing instruction, teaching with technology, and teaching informational and nonfiction texts compliments Leila's love of literature and vast knowledge and experience across the field. You'll find brand new content on: - CCSS and other college-and career-ready standards and assessments - Genre studies, with special attention to informational nonfiction - Digital literacies and technologies for teaching - Classroom management and communicating with parents, administrators, and colleagues - Teaching ELLs and students with special needs. Leila and Ken's timeless advice, humorous anecdotes, and stories of successes and failures in the classroom infuse Making the Journey with life and light, and instill confidence in soon-to-be English teachers. Though ever reflective of the current realities of teaching, and chock full of stories about real students and their struggles and triumphs, the Fourth Edition remains a beacon of hope and optimism for all those willing to enter the greatest profession.

The Journey From Music Student To Teacher

Author: Michael Raiber
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134639619
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From Music Student to Teacher: A Professional Approach helps prospective music educators begin their transition from music student to professional music teacher. The text uniquely works to build upon the individual’s personal experience to enhance their approach to the profession. The authors help students first recognize their personal perspectives of the profession, and uncover the assumptions they have concerning learning and teaching. They are then prepared to make mindful informed decisions about their professional education. The topics and activities are deliberately organized to help the reader think as a professional rather than a student. Divided into three parts: (a) discovery of self, (b) discovery of teaching, and (c) discovery of learners; The three parts address the primary stages of teacher development. Within each part readers are connected to the theoretical foundations of the text and the process of becoming an insider to the profession.From Music Student to Teacher: A Professional Approach incorporates online resources and tools that are already familiar to students in their world of networking through social media Features include: Social networking activities to aid self-reflection and discussion ‘Connecting to the Profession’ sections that provide resources which help to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Discussion and glossary that provide a solid base in professional terminology An integrated companion website, including videos of teaching practice and further activities for self-reflection, plus instructor material. Michael A. Raiber is Professor of Music Education at Oklahoma City University David J. Teachout is Associate Professor and Department Head of Music Education at the University of North Carolina Greensboro.