×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Finders and Keepers: Helping New Teachers Survive and Thrive in Our Schools / Edition 1
     

Finders and Keepers: Helping New Teachers Survive and Thrive in Our Schools / Edition 1

by Susan Moore Johnson
 

See All Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0787987646

ISBN-13: 9780787987640

Pub. Date: 03/23/2007

Publisher: Wiley

In response to increasing enrollments and a high incidence of new teachers abandoning the profession, this text offers suggestions for recruiting and retaining a strong teaching force. It is based upon a longitudinal study of 50 teachers beginning their careers, and it specifically focuses on the experiences of ten of them during their first few years in the classroom

Overview

In response to increasing enrollments and a high incidence of new teachers abandoning the profession, this text offers suggestions for recruiting and retaining a strong teaching force. It is based upon a longitudinal study of 50 teachers beginning their careers, and it specifically focuses on the experiences of ten of them during their first few years in the classroom. A former high school teacher and administrator, Johnson teaches at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787987640
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/23/2007
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Education Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures, and Exhibitsix
Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxv
The Authorsxix
1Greater Expectations, Higher Demands1
2The Next Generation of Teachers19
3What Teaching Pays, What Teaching Costs49
4Seeking Success with Students69
5Schools That Support New Teachers91
6Filling the Curriculum Void119
7Professional Culture and the Promise of Colleagues139
8Making Better Matches in Hiring167
9Supporting New Teachers Through School-Based Induction193
10Sustaining New Teachers Through Professional Growth225
11Finders and Keepers249
Epilogue273
Notes275
Appendix ABackground and Methods279
Appendix BInterview Protocols287
References299
Index309

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews