Teaching for Success: Developing Your Teacher Identity in Today's Classroom

Teaching for Success: Developing Your Teacher Identity in Today's Classroom

by Brad Olsen
     
 

This book focuses on the process of becoming a teacher and on how to teach well in this contemporary age. Wrapping its discussions around the core concept of teacher identity, the book introduces a model of teacher learning that illuminates how you can systematically examine your own personal and professional teaching influences and work to arrange, adjust, and

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Overview

This book focuses on the process of becoming a teacher and on how to teach well in this contemporary age. Wrapping its discussions around the core concept of teacher identity, the book introduces a model of teacher learning that illuminates how you can systematically examine your own personal and professional teaching influences and work to arrange, adjust, and assemble them in conjunction with educational research into a coherent, unique, successful whole. The book demonstrates the many ways your personal self and professional self become integrated into your teaching work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594518683
Publisher:
Paradigm Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/2010
Series:
Teacher's Toolkit
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Eric H. Habegger vii

Series Foreword xi

Acknowledgments xix

1 The Complexities of Teaching 1

2 Knowledge, Learning, and Identity for Teachers 29

3 Combining the Personal and the Professional in Teaching: An Example 53

4 Leveraging Your Teacher Identity into a Successful Professional Self 83

5 The Human Dimensions of Teaching and Identity 113

6 The Political Dimensions of Teaching and Identity 145

Appendix: Your Teacher Identity Worksheet 173

References 177

Index 185

About the Author 195

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