What Every Teacher Should Know About the Profession and Politics of Teaching

What Every Teacher Should Know About the Profession and Politics of Teaching

by Donna E. Walker Tileston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761931260

ISBN-13: 9780761931263

Pub. Date: 10/30/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

No Child Left Behind and accountability to stakeholders require the up-to-date coverage found here on topics such as the politics of teaching and the changing the face of education.

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No Child Left Behind and accountability to stakeholders require the up-to-date coverage found here on topics such as the politics of teaching and the changing the face of education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761931263
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/30/2003
Series:
What Every Teacher Should Know about... Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

About the Author
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Vocabulary Pre-Test
1. The Politics of Teaching
Accountability and Testing
Flexible Use of Federal Resources
School Choice
Quality Teachers and Quality Teaching
2. Being Part of a Learning Community
The Big Machine Approach
Accountability to the Larger System
Finding Resources
Working With Colleagues
Being Supervised
Quality Professional Development
3. Working With Parents
Begin at the Beginning
Ways to Communicate
The Parent-Teacher Conference
What If?
4. What Does the Future Hold?
The Changing Face of Education
The Move to Standards
Changing Ideas About the Teaching Process
The Teacher as a Professional: Why It Matters
How Can You Keep Up?
Vocabulary Summary
Vocabulary Post-Test
References
Index

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