The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher / Edition 4
  • The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher / Edition 4
  • The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher / Edition 4

The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher / Edition 4

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by Harry K. Wong, Rosemary T. Wong
     
 

The best-selling book ever on classroom management and teaching for student achievement with over 3.6 million copies sold. The book walks a teacher, either novice or veteran, through structuring and organizing a classroom for success that can be applied at any time of the year at any grade level, pre-K through college.The book is used in thousands of school

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The best-selling book ever on classroom management and teaching for student achievement with over 3.6 million copies sold. The book walks a teacher, either novice or veteran, through structuring and organizing a classroom for success that can be applied at any time of the year at any grade level, pre-K through college.The book is used in thousands of school districts, in over 116 countries, and in over 2,027 college classrooms. Its practical, yet inspiring. But most important, it works The new 4th edition includes updated research, photos, and more examples of "how-to" along with an implementation DVD, "Using The First Days of School" featuring Chelonnda Seroyer.This is the most requested book for what works in the classroom for teacher and student success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780976423317
Publisher:
Wong, Harry K. Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2009
Pages:
346
Sales rank:
449
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Unit A - Basic Understandings __The Teacher

The successful teacher must know and practice the three characteristics of an effective teacher.

1. Why You Need to Succeed on the First Days of School
2. What Is an Effective Teacher?
3. How You Can Be a Happy First-Year Teacher
4. How to Close the Student Achievement Gap
5. Why You Should Use Proven, Research-Based Practices

Unit B - First Characteristic __Positive Expectations

The effective teacher has positive expectations for student success.

6. Why Positive Expectations Are Important
7. How to Help All Students Succeed
8. How to Dress for Success
9. How to Invite Students to Learn
10. How to Increase Positive Student Behavior

Unit C - Second Characteristic __Classroom Management
The effective teacher is an extremely good classroom manager.

11. How to Have a Well-Managed Classroom
12. How to Have Your Classroom Ready
13. How to Introduce Yourself to Your Class
14. How to Arrange and Assign Seating
15. How to Start a Class Effectively
16. When and How to Take Roll
17. How to Maintain an Effective Grade Record System
18. How to Have an Effective Discipline Plan
19. How to Teach Students to Follow Classroom Procedures
20. How Procedures Improve the Opportunity to Learn

Unit D - Third Characteristic __Lesson Mastery
The successful teacher knows how to design lessons to help students achieve.

21. How to Create an Effective Assignment
22. How to Test for Student Learning
23. How to Assess for Student Learning
24. How to Enhance Student Learning

UnitE - Future Understandings __The Professional
The teacher who constantly learns and grows becomes a professional educator.

25. How to Develop a Culture of Effective Teachers

Epilogue How to Develop a Culture of Effective Teachers
Index

Back of Book "Using THE FIRST DAYS OF SCHOOL"
The DVD features Chelonnda Seroyer as she walks you through how she implements The First Days of School in her classroom.

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