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Starting Strong: Surviving and Thriving as a New Teacher / Edition 2

Starting Strong: Surviving and Thriving as a New Teacher / Edition 2

by Kristen J. Nelson, Kimberly BaileyKristen J. Nelson


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Offers classroom layout suggestions for optimal learning, procedures that promote positive behavior, guidelines for designing curriculum and instruction, methods for effective assessment, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412955621
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/14/2007
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kristen J. Nelson is the author of numerous books in the education field, including Teaching in the Digital Age and Developing Students’ Multiple Intelligences. She works for a large suburban school district in Orange County, California. Nelson has been an elementary and middle school teacher before becoming an educational administrator.

Kim Bailey, with more than 29 years’ experience in education, has served as a special education classroom teacher, district administrator, educational consultant, and university professor. For the past eight years, she has placed her professional focus in the areas of professional development and educational leadership.

Table of Contents

About the Authors
1. Teacher as a Creator of Classroom Environment
2. Teacher as a Manager of the Classroom
3. Teacher as a Designer of Instruction
4. Teacher as an Assessor
5. Teacher as a Promoter of Literacy
6. Teacher as a Facilitator and Guide for Learning
7. Teacher as a Relationship Builder
8. Teacher as a Communicator
9. Teacher as a Learner
Conclusion: Finding Your Own Style and Voice

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