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A Handbook for Beginning Teachers / Edition 2

A Handbook for Beginning Teachers / Edition 2

by Robert E. MacDonald


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A Handbook for Beginning Teachers / Edition 2

Focusing on the dynamics of teaching, this book offers new teachers practical advice on coping with the real-life demands and complexities of contemporary teaching while advancing the quality of their students' learning. The Second Edition includes the latest trends in teaching, including diversity in the classroom, team teaching, thematic units, technology in the classroom, and alternative assessment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801315749
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 06/17/1998
Series: Longman Handbooks
Edition description: REV
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Having a Realistic View of Teaching.

2. Learning to Work Creatively Within the System.

3. Designing Appropriate Learning Objectives.

4. Organizing Subject Matter and Planning Lessons.

5. Becoming Established with Student Groups.

6. Drawing Students into Encounters With Learning.

7. Explaining Things So Students Will Understand.

8. Developing the Art of Interactive Teaching.

9. Staying on Top of Classroom Management.

10. Evaluating and Grading Students.

11. Communicating with Students and Parents.

12. Managing Your Own Development as a Teacher.


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"Beginning teachers" is a very informative handbook for pre-service teachers. This book provides great insight into the need for a precise lesson, unit and curriculum plan necessary in teaching. Moreover, it assists teachers in writing clear objectives for their lesson plans by categorizing them in the cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains.It emphasizes the role of planning and evaluation necessary in implementing one's lesson. It clearly differentiates between measurement and evaluation in testing students. It provides strategies to overcome anxiety that teachers may feel in their journey towards effective teaching.It also covers classroom management and teacher/parent or teacher/student roles which can be beneficial to teachers. This book provides insight into the reality of teaching.