Professionalism in Teaching: What Every Teacher Should Know About / Edition 2

Professionalism in Teaching: What Every Teacher Should Know About / Edition 2

by Beth Hurst, Ginny Reding
     
 

ISBN-10: 0137149425

ISBN-13: 9780137149421

Pub. Date: 05/22/2008

Publisher: Pearson

This book is designed to provide new teachers with practical, theory-based approaches to becoming professional, confident, and skilled classroom instructors, with emphasis on the social and communication skills needed to deal appropriately with students, parents, colleagues, administrators, and the public.

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This book is designed to provide new teachers with practical, theory-based approaches to becoming professional, confident, and skilled classroom instructors, with emphasis on the social and communication skills needed to deal appropriately with students, parents, colleagues, administrators, and the public.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137149421
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/22/2008
Series:
What Every Teacher Should Know About... (WETSKA Series) Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
711,292
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART I PROFESSIONALISM AT ITS BEST

  • Professionalism Defined
  • Becoming a Professional
  • Professional Classroom Environment
  • Reflective Decision Making
  • Mentoring
  • Accountability
  • Technology
  • Effective Social Skills
  • Faux Pas
  • Professional Attire
  • Attendance
  • Developing Confidence

PART II COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY

  • Standard English Usage
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Listening Skills
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Telephone Tips
  • Written Communication
  • Newsletters
  • Importance of Proofreading
  • Spelling Errors
  • Email

PART III BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Teacher to Teacher
  • Managing School Politics Effectively
  • Being a Team Player
  • Supporting Your Colleagues
  • Teacher to Student
  • Students Are Your Focus
  • Teachers As Role Models
  • Student Conferences
  • Earning Respect
  • Being Fair

PART IV PRACTICING PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • School Responsibilities
  • Committee Work
  • After School Functions
  • When to Say Yes and When to Say No
  • Professional Development
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Contributing to the Community of Learners
  • Inservice Workshops
  • Professional Organizations and Conferences
  • Graduate Courses
  • Teacher Study Groups and Support Groups
  • Professional Development Plans
  • Professional Teaching Portfolios

PART V ADVICE FROM PROFESSIONALS

SUMMARY: KEYS TO BEING A PROFESSIONAL

APPENDIX

INTERNET RESOURCES

REFERENCES

FURTHER READINGS

INDEX

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