Narratives from the Classroom: An Introduction to Teaching
By: Paul Chamness Miller (editor)Paperback
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Narratives from the Classroom engages readers and prepare them for courses in education programs. This book examines teaching, primarily from the practicing teacher's point of view, and is written by a diverse group of teachers, male and female, from various ethnic groups. Each chapter concludes with a bulleted summary of important points to remember, discussion questions and sources for further reading.
Paul Chamness Miller is Assistant Professor of Foreign Language Education in the Division of Teacher Education at the University of Cincinnati. He received in doctorate in Foreign Language Education at Purdue University in 2003. Prior to pursuing his doctorate, he taught French in both rural and urban schools. He has taught French at the college level, as well as Foreign Language and TESOL methods courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. He has also taught courses in teacher education on exploring teaching as a career and educational technology, in addition to supervising field experiences and student teaching. He has published articles in Phi Delta Kappan, Multicultural Perspectives, and the Electronic Magazine of Multicultural Education. He has also published book reviews in TESL-EJ and Education Review. He serves as a member of the board of reviewers for CALICO Journal and TESL-EJ, and is also an Executive Peer Reviewer of Educational Technology & Society.
Foreword - Bill Ayers Introduction - Paul Chamness Miller Narrative in Teacher Education - JoAnn Phillion Purposes The Role of a Teacher: My Thoughts After 12 Years in the Field - Kin Chee Moral Education in American Schools - Christopher Blake & Connie Monroe Policies The Inner Workings of the School - Jill Underly Power, Identity and the Third Rail - Wayne Au Programs Hong Kong's Shifting Classroom Narrative - Betty Eng Reflections on Compassionate and Transformative Education - Chris Carger Practices Positive Relationships for Effective Teaching - Teresa Rishel and Paul Chamness Miller Amplifying Student Performance by Teaching and Modeling Responsibility - Crystal Reimer Maneuvering the Emotional and Social Demands of the Classroom - Teresa Rishel Assessment for Learning: Its Effect on the Classroom and Curriculum - Magdalena Mo Ching Mok A Seasoned Teacher's Experience with Technology - Pamela Miller Starting Your Career An Employment Guide for Pre-Service Teachers - Joseph McSparran Tales from My First Year of Teaching - Erin Mikulec Contributors' Bios
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