The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom / Edition 2

The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom / Edition 2

by Stephen D. Brookfield
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0787980668

ISBN-13: 9780787980665

Pub. Date: 09/18/2006

Publisher: Wiley

In this second edition of the book that has become a classic in the field, award-winning author Stephen D. Brookfield offers inspiration and down-to-earth advice to new and seasoned teachers. The Skillful Teacher is a comprehensive guide that shows how to thrive on the unpredictability and diversity of classroom life and includes insights developed from the

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In this second edition of the book that has become a classic in the field, award-winning author Stephen D. Brookfield offers inspiration and down-to-earth advice to new and seasoned teachers. The Skillful Teacher is a comprehensive guide that shows how to thrive on the unpredictability and diversity of classroom life and includes insights developed from the hundreds of workshops conducted by the author. This new edition also reflects the many changes that have come about in the decade since the book was first published and includes new chapters that deal with emerging topics such as classroom diversity and teaching in online learning environments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787980665
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/18/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

About the Author.

1. Experiencing Teaching.

2. The Core Assumptions of Skillful Teaching.

3. Understanding Our Classrooms.

4. What Students Value in Teachers.

5. Understanding and Responding to the Emotions of Learning.

6. Lecturing Creatively.

7. Preparing Students for Discussion.

8. Getting Students to Participate in Discussion.

9. Teaching in Diverse Classrooms.

10. Giving Helpful Evaluations.

11. Teaching Online.

12. Responding to Resistance.

13. Dealing with the Politics of Teaching.

14. Surviving Emotionally.

Bibliography.

Index.

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