ISBN-10:
1412972906
ISBN-13:
9781412972901
Pub. Date:
02/23/2010
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Wayside Teaching: Connecting with Students to Support Learning / Edition 1

Wayside Teaching: Connecting with Students to Support Learning / Edition 1

by Sara Davis Powell

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ISBN-13: 9781412972901
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/23/2010
Pages: 181
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Sara Davis Powell is a teacher—from elementary, middle, and high school classrooms to teacher preparation as a professor and chair of the Department of Education at Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina. She is an advocate of active student engagement, emphasizing a balance of theory and developmentally responsive and academically rigorous practice. She is involved in local classrooms through the facilitation of professional development, supervision of clinical interns, and research and writing about a variety of education issues. She is also a frequent speaker at regional and national conferences, where her enthusiasm for teaching and students has proven contagious.

Powell’s Ph D in educational administration, supervision, and curriculum development is from the University of Colorado at Denver. Her most recent books include An Introduction to Education: Choosing Your Teaching Path (2009) and Introduction to Middle School (2nd ed., in press).

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: What Is Your Current Wayside Teaching Profile?
Graphic View of Your Current Wayside Teaching Profile
1. What Is Wayside Teaching, and Why Does It Matter?
What Is Wayside Teaching?
Why Does Wayside Teaching Matter?
Concluding Reflections
2. 12 Components of Wayside Teaching: Attitudes, Approaches, and Actions
Component 1: Know Your Students
Component 2: Practice Little Gestures That Matter
Component 3: Reveal Your Personal Self
Component 4: Create and Maintain an Inviting Classroom
Component 5: Promote a Culture of Acceptance and Compassion
Component 6: Help Students Find Their Voice
Component 7: Learn to Listen
Component 8: Speak Carefully
Component 9: Teach Skills That Help Students Become Autonomous, Not Anonymous
Component 10: Build Resiliency
Component 11: Encourage Imagination and Creativity
Component 12: Infuse Humor
3. What Does Wayside Teaching Look Like in Elementary School?
Development of Elementary Learners
Wayside Teaching Practices for Elementary Learners
4. What Does Wayside Teaching Look Like in Middle School?
Development of Young Adolescent Learners
Wayside Teaching Practices for Young Adolescent Learners
5. What Does Wayside Teaching Look Like in High School?
Development of Adolescent Learners
Wayside Teaching Practices for Adolescent Learners
6. Wayside Teaching: The Power of One
Looking Back at Theory and Practice
Reform in Perspective
Goals for Wayside Teachers
Final Thoughts
Resource A: Surveys
Resource B: Annotated Book List for Promoting Acceptance and Compassion
References
Index

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