Ten Things New Teachers Need to Succeed (2nd Revised edition)

Ten Things New Teachers Need to Succeed (2nd Revised edition)

By: Robin Fogarty (editor)Hardback

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What are ten things that help new teachers get off to a good start? How can educators excel in this complex, demanding, and ultimately rewarding profession? These answers, along with high impact strategies, can be found in this must-have resource. Filled with words of wisdom, practical advice, and action steps to achieve success in those critical first years, this powerful little booklet distills the teaching and consulting experience of an international author and teacher of teachers. It includes: - high-impact strategies for novice and veteran practitioners - how-to for communicating with parents - techniques for planning for the unexpected - a unique format for teacher teams to discuss one chapter a month - action steps to achieve success in the crucial first years This handy guide is a quick reference tool on everything from writing rubrics to communicating with parents to planning for the unexpected. Teams of new and experienced teachers can grow together by discussing and applying a chapter a month over a year.

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About Author

Robin Fogarty is president of Robin Fogarty and Associates, Ltd., an educational publishing/consulting company. A leading proponent of the thoughtful classroom, she has trained educators throughout the world in curriculum, instruction, and assessment strategies. Fogarty has taught at all levels, from kindergarten to college, served as an administrator, and consulted with state departments and ministries of education in the United States, Puerto Rico, Russia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Great Britain, Singapore, Korea, and the Netherlands. She has published articles in Educational Leadership, Phi Delta Kappan and the Journal of Staff Development. Fogarty has written How to Differentiate Learning (Corwin Press, 2007), Literacy Matters (Corwin Press, 2006), and From Staff Room to Classroom: Planning and Coaching Professional Learning (Corwin Press, 2006). Fogarty received her doctorate in curriculum and human resource development from Loyola University, Chicago.

Contents

Dedication Acknowledgments Preface Introduction 1. A Knowing Colleague as Counsel: About the Policies, Practices, and Politics! Proactively Seek a Mentor Film Clip: Finding Forrester 2. A Place Called "My Room" for Students to Grow, to Groom, and to Zoom! Create a Climate That Fosters Growth and Pride Film Clip: Pay It Forward 3. A Method for Managing 1,500 Decisions: On Your Seat/On Your Feet! Let Common Sense Rule the Moment of Decision Film Clip: Teachers 4. A Discipline Plan That Works on Paper and on Students! Be Consistent! Be Flexible! Film Clip: To Sir With Love 5. A Standard Understanding of the Almighty Standards! "Cluster" Standards Into Curriculum Content Film Clip: Best of Saturday Night Live: Seinfeld-History Lesson 6. A Known Knowledge Base of Core Curriculum Content! Map the Course - Then Talk With an Expert Film Clip: Master and Commander 7. A Fail-Safe Lesson Design for Teachers to Teach and Learners to Learn! Teach Them - Them Coach Them! Film Clip: Dead Poet's Society 8. A Repertoire of Teaching Strategies: Different Strokes for Different Folks! Tap Into the Talents of Each Learner Film Clip: Akeelah and the Bee 9. A Love Affair With Assessment: Rubrics Are Our New Best Friend! Share Criteria For Success With Students Before They Begin the Task Film Clip: Music of the Heart 10. A Winning Way With Parents: To Report, Relate, and Celebrate Involve Parents In the Teaching/Learning Process Film Clip: Mr Holland's Opus Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/08/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781412938921
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 80
  • ID: 9781412938921
  • weight: 249
  • ISBN10: 1412938929
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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