From Teamwork to Excellence: Labor and Economic Factors Affecting Educators is a great book for anyone interested in team building. In order to work as a team, educators need to know the contributions that each member of the team provides to build a successful school. They need to know what their teammates have been trained to do and which uses of their time and effort are likely to be effective. Data-based suggestions of ways to productively utilize the time of teammates are provided along with many illustrations from the authors’ professional experiences.
This book demonstrates how time and talent can be used effectively in the various roles found in PK-12, with one chapter addressing time management in higher education. The authors wanted to show just how much extra time and money educators give to the profession.
This text could be utilized in Schools of Education as a required or optional textbook; as a tool for school leaders who plan professional development; as a resource to the public to better understand the world of education today.
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About the Author
Dr. Sid T. Womack, Professor of Secondary Education at Arkansas Tech University, has worked at all levels of education. He teaches courses in diversity, research, assessment, and school law at ATU.
Dr. Shellie Hanna is an Assistant Professor at Arkansas Tech University where she teaches education courses. Her teaching experience includes high school and Health/PE and secondary education courses on the college level.
Dr. Stephanie Pepper is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood at Arkansas Tech University where she teaches courses in Classroom Management, Curriculum and Children’s Literature. She previously taught in the PK-12 environment for 26 years.
Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim is an Assistant Professor at Arkansas Tech University where he teaches courses in Educational Technology. His teaching and work experience in the field of technology has been in Yemen, Egypt, Germany and the United States.
Dr. Peggy Woodall is an Assistant Professor at Henderson State University where she teaches courses in Special Education and Educational Leadership. She has taught in several states in the PK-12 environment and has served as a principal and Director of Special Education Programs in several districts.
Table of Contents
Part I: Demographics
Chapter 1 How is teaching the noblest, yet most misunderstood profession?
Chapter 2 What was the background and methodology for this study?
Chapter 3 Do educators really do anything?
Chapter 4 How much money do Arkansas educators contribute to schools each year?
Part II: Applications
Chapter 5 What are the biggest time wasters that educators of all types put up with?
Chapter 6 Setting priorities and defending them like they were Bastogne
Chapter 7 How can elementary teachers most effectively use their time?
Chapter 8 How can secondary teachers use their time most effectively?
Chapter 9 How can special education teachers navigate the documentation quagmire?
Chapter 10How can administrators direct their time usage and prevent others from misappropriating their time?
Chapter 11How are Arkansas educators currently using technology?
Chapter 12 Ways educators could use technology effectively
Chapter 13 What can counselors do to be pro-active rather than reactive?
Chapter 14 More than book checkers and “shush” ladies
Chapter 15 The effective use of the higher educator’s time
About the Authors