Teaching From the Deep End: Succeeding With Today's Classroom Challenges / Edition 2
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Teaching From the Deep End: Succeeding With Today's Classroom Challenges / Edition 2

by Dominic V. Belmonte
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412965624

ISBN-13: 9781412965620

Pub. Date: 09/14/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Encouraging teachers to reflect on why they chose teaching as a profession, this edition includes suggestions for navigating school politics, job searching, and surviving a "testmania" culture.

Overview

Encouraging teachers to reflect on why they chose teaching as a profession, this edition includes suggestions for navigating school politics, job searching, and surviving a "testmania" culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412965620
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/14/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
149
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Second Edition by Gregory Michie
Preface
About the Author
Part One: Getting There
1. The Teaching Profession: What Are You Doing and Why Are You Doing It?
2. Perception During the Job Search
3. Your Educational Philosophy: Creating Your Teaching Tenets
4. Reflective Writing Exercises for New and Veteran Teachers
5. Remember the Paul Potts Principle: It Is So (If You Think So)
Part Two: Being There
6. The Classroom: Where the Teacher's Path and the Student's Path Converge
7. The Teacher's Words: You Can Heal and You Can Harm
8. The Teaching Persona: Who You Are When You're Standing up There at the Big Desk
9. Working With Colleagues: Being a Team Player
10. Dealing With School Hierarchy and Politics
11. Don't Make Things Worse: Avoiding Deficit Views of Children
12. A Pep Talk About Parents
13. Seven Yin-Yang Blunders to Avoid
Part Three: Staying There
14. Classroom Ethics: 68 What-If's That Will Make Any Teacher Say "Yikes! "
15. Major Stresses in the Teaching Profession: Why You Must Remain a Teacher
16. The Paperwork Can Kill You
17. Living in Testmania
Part Four: Bringing Others There
18. Creating Programs for Teacher Preparation: The Programs of the Golden Apple Foundation in Illinois
Epilogue: Group Hug
References
Index

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