The Rewards of Teaching: Student Achievement is Exciting

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Overview

The Rewards of Teaching: Student Achievement Is Exciting helps teachers and administrators understand the key role that rewards play in student achievement. Most beneficial are the internal rewards of teaching, which can last a lifetime. By finding the rewarding aspects of the profession, teachers can refocus their career on the main reason they became teachers: to impact students' lives.

About the Author:
Scott D. Richman has been an educator in Hillsborough County, FL, for the past 11 years

About the Author:
Steve Permuth is a professor of education at the University of South Florida in Tampa

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Editorial Reviews

Dr. David H. Goldenberg
The text is a wonderful and dynamic approach to enriching the rewards of teaching, whether the educator is brand new or has years of teaching experience. I believe that the tips and conversation "leads" provided by the the text are excellent examples for use in college classes geared to educate the teachers of the future. The text does an excellent job in the integration of research on teaching translated into a practical approach of how to work with children in the classroom to improve their achievement levels. It is a "must have" for its simplicity and direct help support for educators.
Mariann Schmudde
In these days when beginning teachers are often overwhelmed, and teacher retention is critical, [this] work sends a refreshing message, “You can be a successful teacher and the effort is worth the rewards!” The book’s down-to-earth and easy to read format guarantees that teachers will go back to it over and over again.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578867349
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 12/28/2007
  • Pages: 230
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott D. Richman has been an educator in Hillsborough County, FL for the past 11 years. Steve Permuth is a professor in the College of Education at the University of South Florida.
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Table of Contents

Preface     vii
Introduction     ix
Pedagogy     1
Teaching Style     43
Relating to Students     73
Organization and Management     125
Maintaining a Balanced Life     147
Technology     181
Working with Staff, Parents, and Community Members     191
Putting It All Together     207
Bill Nye Video Summary Worksheet     211
About the Authors     213
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 11, 2008

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    A must have for teachers & administrators! The Rewards of Teaching provides a plethora of tips for educators. It has a user-friendly format with great stories of what happens in real classrooms.

    Within each of his tips Richman provides quotes and items to reflect upon. In today's teaching profession, we are encouraged to join professional learning communities. This book would be a wonderful way to launch or enhance a professional learning community. It offers the opportunity for self-reflection as well as discussion. One of my favorite things about this book is the ability to pick it up anytime and it inspires me. I will have a bad day of teaching, open the book and it never fails that I find something to lift my spirits. This text is truly inspirational. A must read for anyone interesting in teaching!

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