This Teaching Life: How I Taught Myself to Teach / Edition 1

This Teaching Life: How I Taught Myself to Teach / Edition 1

by Selma Wassermann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807745006

ISBN-13: 9780807745007

Pub. Date: 11/21/2004

Publisher: Teachers College Press

This important memoir of professional development in action follows bestselling author Selma Wassermann from her dismal beginnings, struggling for control over her students, to enjoying the kind of teaching in which teacher and students are truly partners in the process. This is the story of learning to respect students, to allow them choices, to engage them in their

Overview

This important memoir of professional development in action follows bestselling author Selma Wassermann from her dismal beginnings, struggling for control over her students, to enjoying the kind of teaching in which teacher and students are truly partners in the process. This is the story of learning to respect students, to allow them choices, to engage them in their own self-discoveries, to relinquish control, to make informed diagnoses of individual learning needs and create teaching strategies to address them, and, ultimately, to stand up for what one believes is right and good in the education of children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807745007
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
11/21/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexiii
1Leaving1
2Growing Professionals10
3Bridging the Gap Between Perceptions and Actions17
4Putting New Ideas into Practice27
5Finding Ways to Attend to Individual Learning Needs36
6Creating a Rich, Engaging, and Interactive Learning Environment49
7Using Evaluation to Promote Learning68
8Prizing and Caring About Each Individual79
9Unifying the Group-A Work in Progress96
10Building Habits of Thinking108
11Learning to Reflect on Practice124
12Providing Evaluative Feedback That Is Enabling145
13"4 Imprtint Things for Noo Teechrs to 'Member"159
References165
Index169
About the Author176

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