Recipe for Great Teaching: 11 Essential Ingredients

Recipe for Great Teaching: 11 Essential Ingredients

by Anita Moultrie Turner
     
 

New teachers, experienced teachers, and staff developers can use this well-seasoned recipe to blend the essential ingredients of effective and productive classrooms where all students can succeed.See more details below

Overview

New teachers, experienced teachers, and staff developers can use this well-seasoned recipe to blend the essential ingredients of effective and productive classrooms where all students can succeed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761939979
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword by Andrea Maxie
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Passion and Compassion: The Power of a Great Teacher
Love Yourself: Leaving a Powerful Impact on Young Minds
You Are a Role Model
Love Your Students: Engaging the Potential in Each Student
Love the Profession of Teaching
The Power of One: Encouraging Academic Excellence
True Story
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
If You Like This Ingredient, You’ll Also Like. . .
2. Communication: An Essential Ingredient
The Educator: 25 NOT 5
No Favoritism: No Teacher’s Pet
Nonverbal Messages
Call Home: Open Communication with Parents
Refrain From Making Any Value Judgments!
Parent Conferences
True Story #1
Lunchroom Conversations
The Students: Factors Influencing Effective Oral Communication
Standard English Acquisition
True Story #2
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
If You Like This Ingredient, You’ll Also Like. . .
3. Praise and Self-Esteem: A Spoon Full of Honey
Reinforcing the Positive Attributes of Students
True Story
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
4. Respect and Self-Respect: Marinating Positive Relationships
Maintaining Respectful Behavior in the Classroom
Teachers Can Model Respect and Self-Respect
True Story #1
True Story #2
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
If You Like This Ingredient, You’ll Also Like…
5. Classroom Environment: An Equitable Dining Room
Create a Warm and Trusting Community of Learners
Your Classroom Belongs to Everyone
Your Classroom is a Multi-Sensory Environment
Seating Arrangements and Student Roles Influence the Environment
Respect is the Dish of the Day….Everyday
It’s a Shame to Waste…Anything!
True Story
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
If You Like These Ingredients, You’ll Also Like...
6. Classroom Management: A Great Teacher Is the Master Chef
Set Clear Guidelines, Rules, and Procedures
Ingredients to Running an Effective Classroom
True Story
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
If You Like This Ingredient, You’ll Also Like. . .
7. Discipline: Making Sure the Cake Rises
Who is in Control of Your Classroom?
Be Fair and Consistent
Key Points to Remember
Leadership Opportunities Diminishes Disciplinary Challenges
True Story
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
If You Like These Ingredients, You’ll Also Like…
8. Organizing Notebooks: Celebrating Successful Recipes
Purchasing Notebook Materials
True Story
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
If You Like This Ingredient, You’ll Also Like. . .
9. Real-Life Skills: Catering for Life Beyond the Classroom
Integrating Real Life Skills Across the Curriculum
Parent Involvement
True Story
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
If You Like This Ingredient, You’ll Also Like. . .
10. The Whole Dinner: Collaboration and Equity
Promoting Staff Involvement
Promoting Parental Involvement
Promoting Student Involvement
True Story
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
If You Like This Ingredient, You’ll Also Like. . .
11. Welcome to the Table
Fixings for a Great Teacher
True Story
Extra Seasoning
Savory Morsel
Reflection Menu
If You Like This Ingredient, You’ll Also Like. . .
Resources
References
Index

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