This book focuses on thirty-three rules or principles that educators often fail to pay heed to in their professional activity. These are rules that are vaguely articulated or even left unsaid when preparing contemporary teachers. Teaching Is More Than Pedagogical Practice also helps teachers cope with a wide range of confusing and challenging situations. Among other things, the author recommends that educators: -
Ilghiz M. Sinagatullin is a professor and the chair of the Department of Pedagogy and Methods of Elementary Education at Birsk State Socio-Pedagogical Academy, Bashkortostan, Russian Federation and has written more than ninety books.
Chapter 1 Foreword Part 2 Enhance Your Humanitarian and Global Scope Chapter 3 Understand and Accept Important Humanistic Values Chapter 4 Enhance Your Global Competency Chapter 5 Get to Know the World's Renowned Personalities Chapter 6 Get to Know the Man-Made Wonders of the World Chapter 7 Master Your English Chapter 8 Make School a Holy Place Chapter 9 Avoid Corruption Chapter 10 Cherish the Phenomenon of Time Chapter 11 Listen to Your Inner Voice Chapter 12 Take Care of Your Health Chapter 13 Love and Treat Each Learner as Your Own Child Part 14 Cope with the Diversity of Students Chapter 15 Recognize and Accept the Diversity of Students Chapter 16 Enhance Your Multicultural Competency Chapter 17 Know Children's Learning Styles Chapter 18 Use Folk Pedagogy Chapter 19 Promote Health Education Chapter 20 Learn a Child's Genealogy Chapter 21 Love the Unloved Chapter 22 Organize Proper Gender Education Chapter 23 Be Tolerant Chapter 24 Beware Not to Lose Your Dignity Part 25 Master Your Didactic Competency Chapter 26 Use Proper Strategies to Motivate Children Chapter 27 Be a Positive Role Model for Children and Parents Chapter 28 Admit Your Own Mistakes Chapter 29 Avoid Excessive Academic Pressure Chapter 30 Train Your Memory Chapter 31 Learn to Leave Your "Golden Knowledge and Wisdom" Unsaid Chapter 32 Let Your Learners Do Most of the Talking Chapter 33 Be a Competent Rural Teacher Chapter 34 Teach Children to Protect the Environment Chapter 35 Empower Learners to Cognize the Unknown Chapter 36 Provide Learners with a High-Quality and Strong Education Chapter 37 Teach Children to Change the World Chapter 38 Conclusion