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Everything but Teaching: Planning, Paperwork, and Processing / Edition 1
     

Everything but Teaching: Planning, Paperwork, and Processing / Edition 1

by Stephen J. Valentine, Pearl Rock Kane
 

ISBN-10: 1412967074

ISBN-13: 9781412967075

Pub. Date: 05/26/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Learn the 7 Imperatives for managing the “other” work of a teacher!

This accessible resource gives all teachers indispensable tips for managing professional priorities outside the classroom and saving energy for the most essential part of their work: teaching students. Real-life vignettes, planning sheets, and other templates illustrate how to

Overview

Learn the 7 Imperatives for managing the “other” work of a teacher!

This accessible resource gives all teachers indispensable tips for managing professional priorities outside the classroom and saving energy for the most essential part of their work: teaching students. Real-life vignettes, planning sheets, and other templates illustrate how to master the multitasking demands of the teaching life, including:

  • Planning time wisely
  • Tailoring grading practices to provide clear feedback
  • Holding productive meetings with students, parents, or colleagues
  • Keeping and using records effectively
  • Corresponding with grace, tact, and detail
  • Processing information and refining procedures
  • Embracing new professional learning opportunities

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412967075
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/26/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
109
Sales rank:
1,314,109
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Pearl Rock Kane
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: School Time Versus Classroom Time
1. Imperative 1: Plan Your Time Wisely
Your Calendar
Your Dynamic Calendar
Your Goals and How to Accomplish Them
Now You Can Relax
2. Imperative 2: Tailor Your Grading to Suit the Needs of Your Students
Three Cautionary Tales
A Few Final Words
3. Imperative 3: Hold Great Meetings Founded on Authentic Commitment
Why Meet?
Student Meetings (Part 1)
The Systematic Approach
Student Meetings (Part 2)
Parent Meetings
Meetings Led by Others
Distractions During Meetings
4. Imperative 4: Use Records to Generate Learning Opportunities
The Evergreen System
How to Store and Use Records
When to Purge Records
Record Keeping and Deliberate Choice
5. Imperative 5: Correspond With Grace, Tact, and Detail
The First Principle of Teacher Correspondence: Be Supportive and Graceful
The Second Principle of Teacher Correspondence: Get Specific
Correspond With Colleagues
When to Stop Writing
6. Imperative 6: Process or Perish
What Is Processing?
When and How to Process?
7. Imperative 7: Become a Radical Learner
Learning From Mentors and Collaboration
Learning at Retreats
Learning From Meetings Outside of the School
Learning From New School Responsibilities
Learning by Leading Groups and School Activities
Learning From New Experiences
8. Conclusion: Enjoy Your Balanced Professional Life
References
Index

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