The Eleven Commandments of Good Teaching (3rd Revised edition)
By: Vickie Gill (editor)Hardback
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A book about the fearless joy, the common sense, and the B.S. detector necessary for good teaching. Brava!'-Michelle Broussard, Assistant Professor McNeese State University 'This book is a winner for anyone who loves teaching and who cares about helping students reach beyond expectations'-Gayla LeMay, Teacher Louise Radloff Middle School, Snellville, GA Vickie Gill's time-tested wisdom and practical advice provides the insight teachers need to develop a dynamic, successful classroom. This third edition of her bestseller contains new material that helps teachers work with new technologies, evolving social climates, limited budgets, and standardized testing. Drawing on lessons learned from 21 joyous years of teaching, Gill illustrates each commandment with authentic classroom stories and concrete guidance for staying enthusiastic and committed to excellence.
The suggestions show how to: - Ask for support from your principal or staff - Reach difficult-to-teach students - Choose your battles carefully - Maintain an open mind and a flexible attitude - Focus on why you became a teacher in the first place - Rediscover your profound joy for teaching, students, and what Gill calls "the greatest of all professions."
Vickie Gill has taught high school English, reading, and journalism for 30 years in both California and Tennessee. Gill has won several teaching and community service honors and was a finalist for Tennessee State Teacher of the Year 2000. She is currently teach-ing part-time and works as a consultant for a school district in central California. She has a BA in English from San Jose State University and an MEd from Vanderbilt University.
Preface Acknowledgments About the Author 1. Thou Shalt Have a Calling to Teach 2. Thou Shalt Demonstrate and Project the Joy of Learning 3. Thou Shalt Keep Your Eyes on the Prize 4. Thou Shalt Be Organized and Accountable 5. Thou Shalt Ask and Ye May Receive 6. Thou Shalt Be Fair and Prepared 7. Thou Shalt Use Some Common Sense 8. Thou Shalt Be Open-Minded and Flexible 9. Thou Shalt Not Work in Fear 10. Thou Shalt Raise Your Expectations 11. Thou Shalt Keep Things in Perspective Epilogue References Suggested Reading Index
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3rd Revised edition
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