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|Genre/Form:||Handbooks and manuals
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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard D Kellough
|Notes:||Revised edition of: Surviving your first year of teaching. c2001.|
|Description:||viii, 100 pages ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Prologue. Accommodating Student Differences. Attaining Credibility with Students: Teacher Attitude and Modeling Behaviors. Beyond Teaching: A Teacher Is Interesting Because the Teacher Has a Life Outside of School. Colleagues, Administrators, and Support Staff: Your Professional Network. Curriculum Matters and Concerns. Decision-Making and Locus of Control: No One Knowledgeable Ever Said That Good Teaching Is Easy, But It Is Fun and Intrinsically Rewarding. Differentiating the Instruction: Ensuring that No Child Is Left Behind. Discipline: Fear of Losing Classroom Control Is a Major Concern of Many Beginning Teachers. Equality in the Classroom: Ensuring a Psychologically Safe and Supportive Learning Environment. First Day: Your Only Opportunity to Make An Initial Impression. Making It a Successful Learning Experience. High Energy Days and the Disruption of Routine: Kids Are Human, Too. High Stakes Testing: Leave No Student Behind. Internet: Resource to Enhance Teaching and Student Learning. Job Satisfaction: A Two-Way Street. Makeup Work: Be Firm But Understanding. Media: If Anything Can Go Wrong, It Probably Will! Memorizing: Sometimes It's Necessary. Motivational Ideas: Build Your Repertoire. PaperWork: How to Avoid Becoming Buried Under Mounds of It. Parent and Guardian Contacts and Involvement. Politics at School: Best to Avoid. Professional Organizations: Join One. Protecting Students and Yourself: Liability, Safety, and Security Matters. Records: Organization, the Key to Success. Reliability: A Good Teacher Is a Dependable Person. Salary: Not Great But Regular. Sense of Humor, an Intelligent Behavior: Please Smile and Do So Long Before Christmas. Student Achievement: The Extremely Important and Time-Intensive Responsibilities of Assessing, Grading, and Reporting. Student Learning: When Children Do Not Learn the Way We Teach Them, Then We Must Teach Them the Way They Learn. Subject Knowledge: Fountainhead of Information or an Educational Broker? Supplies and Textbooks: Seldom Ideal, Sometimes Inadequate. Teacher's Lounge: Enter with Caution. Total School: Enter with Enthusiasm. Transitions During Lessons: A Difficult Skill to Master. Your Place of Work: Please Show Pride in It. Your First Observation by the Principal. Your Professional Portfolio and Personal Records of Your Work. Epilogue. For Further Reading. Glossary. Index.|
|Series Title:||Student enrichment series.|
|Responsibility:||Richard D. Kellough.|
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