Teaching 101: Classroom Strategies for the Beginning Teacher (2nd Revised edition)

Teaching 101: Classroom Strategies for the Beginning Teacher (2nd Revised edition)

By: Jeffrey Glanz (editor)Hardback

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The noble profession of teaching plays a vital role in inspiring students to achieve excellence. This new edition of one of the most comprehensive introductions to teaching available provides essential knowledge and actively engages new teachers in practice to become an exceptional teacher. Easy to understand and practical, this wide-ranging guide provides tools such as questions and activities at the end of each chapter, Web sites and vital readings for further study, and a self-assessment instrument to help readers succeed in their first year. The second edition includes more information on curriculum development and technology, more sample lesson plans, a new section on bullying, new activity sheets, and many checklists with immediate application procedures. The book is packed with helpful suggestions on topics such as: Lesson planning; Classroom management; Differentiating instruction; Standards Assessment and grading; Literacy Cooperative learning; and, Inclusion National Board certification. "Teaching 101" is an invaluable resource that teachers can reference throughout their careers to expand their skills and perspectives.

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About Author

Jeffrey Glanz currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the Institute for University-School Partnership, Director of the Masters Program and the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. Prior to coming to YU, Dr. Glanz served as Dean of Graduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Education at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. He also coordinated the educational leadership program that led to New York State certification as a principal and assistant principal. Prior to arriving at Wagner, he served as executive assistant to the president of Kean University in Union, New Jersey. Dr. Glanz held faculty status as a tenured professor in the Department of Instruction and Educational Leadership at Kean University's College of Education. He was named Graduate Teacher of the Year in 1999 by the Student Graduate Association and was also that year's recipient of the Presidential Award for Outstanding Scholarship. He served as a teacher and assistant principal in the New York City public schools. He has conducted numerous workshops and seminars internationally. Dr. Glanz has authored, coauthored, and co-edited 20 books and has many peer-reviewed article publications.


Preface to the Second Edition Acknowledgments About the Author Activity 1 1. Why Does Teaching Matter? Focus Questions Follow-Up Questions/Activities Activity 2 2. What Makes a Good Teacher? Focus Questions Teaching Idea #1: Are You a Good Teacher? Teaching Idea #2: Seven Research-Based Findings About the Qualities of an Effective Teacher Teaching Idea #3: What Makes an Effective Teacher? Teaching Idea #4: Three Approaches to Teaching Teaching Idea #5: Four of the Most Essential Concepts That Affect Student Achievement Teaching Idea #6: An Important Quality of a Good Teacher Teaching Idea #7: Another Important Quality of a Good Teacher Teaching Idea #8: A Final Quality of a Good Teacher Teaching Idea #9: A Good Teacher Must Use Wait Time Effectively Teaching Idea #10: Questioning Strategies Teaching Idea #11: Good Teachers Incorporate Literacy Strategies Whenever Feasible, Five Literacy Strategies That Work Teaching Idea #12: Good Teachers Encourage "Hands-On" and "Minds-On" Learning Teaching Idea #13: Good Teachers Employ K-W-L Teaching Idea #14: Good Teachers Get Parents on Their Side: 10 Ways Conclusion Follow-Up Questions/Activities Activity 3 3. Who Are the Students in My Class? Focus Questions Student Idea #1: What Do I Need to Know About My Students? Student Idea #2: All Students Have Five Basic Needs Student Idea #3: Children Need Attention and Much More ... Student Idea #4: Role of Race, Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Social Class Student Idea #5: Hatred, Bigotry, and Prejudice Student Idea #6: Bullying Student Idea #7: Students With Learning Disabilities Student Idea #8: Are You a Culturally Relevant Teacher? Student Idea #9: Different Ways of Learning Student Idea #10: Differentiating Instruction, But How Can I Meet the Needs of All My Students? Student Idea #11: The Challenge of Inclusion Conclusion Follow-Up Questions/Activities Activity 4 4. How Should I Write Lesson Plans? Focus Questions Lesson Plan Idea #1: Understanding the Lesson Plan Lesson Plan Idea #2: Essential Components and Criteria of a Successful Lesson Lesson Plan Idea #3: Sample Lesson Plans Conclusion Follow-Up Questions/Activities Activity 5 5. Can I Effectively Manage My Classroom? Focus Questions Classroom Management Idea #1: Basic Terms and Elements Classroom Management Idea #2: Developing Your Personal System of Discipline Classroom Management Idea #3: A Sample Discipline Plan Follow-Up Questions/Activities Activity 6 6. How Can I Help My Students Learn? Focus Questions Helping My Students Idea #1: Simple Strategies for the Early Grades Helping My Students Idea #2: Simple Strategies on How to Improve Learning Helping My Students Idea #3: Simple Strategies on How to Improve Study Skills Helping My Students Idea #4: Simple Strategies on How to Read Material From a Chapter or Book Helping My Students Idea #5: Cooperative Learning Conclusion Follow-Up Questions/Activities Activity 7 7. How Should I Assess and Grade My Students? Focus Questions Assessment Idea #1: Assessment Basics Assessment Idea #2: Some Fundamental Principles of Assessment Assessment Idea #3: Constructing Classroom Tests Assessment Idea #4: Using Portfolio Assessment? Conclusion Follow-Up Questions/Activities Activity 8 8. How Can I Best Incorporate State and District Curriculum Standards? Focus Questions Standards Idea #1: What Is Curriculum Development? Standards Idea #2: Testing and Standards Movement Standards Idea #3: Suggestions for Implementing Standards Conclusion Follow-Up Questions/Activities Activity 9 9. How Can I Begin to Incorporate Technology Into My Teaching? Focus Questions Teachnology Idea #1: K-12 Technology Standards Teachnology Idea #2: Profiles for Technology-Literate Students Teachnology Idea #3: The Internet as a Teaching Tool Teachnology Idea #4: Criteria for Evaluating World Wide Web Sites Teachnology Idea #5: Criteria for Evaluating Software Programs Teachnology Idea #6: Use of PowerPoint in the Classroom Abstract and Rationale My Year of the Rooster Conclusion Follow-Up Questions/Activities Closing Comments Appendix A: Annotated Bibliography Appendix B: Some of the Best Web Sites for Teachers Appendix C: Self-Assessment Instrument Appendix D: Teacher's Suggestions Exchange Forum References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/06/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412967143
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9781412967143
  • weight: 839
  • ISBN10: 1412967147
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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