Presentation Skills for Teachers

Author: Harris, Jean
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135358540
Format: PDF, Docs
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Teachers are often required to give presentations to adult groups. Covering all aspects of the presentation event, this book examines areas such as: overcoming fears of speaking in public; researching the audience and subject; and planning, structuring and timing the presentation.

Acting Skills for Teachers

Author: Robert Swerdlow
Publisher: Complete Teacher Academy LLC
ISBN: 0988862069
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Teachers Today Must Wear Many Hats! Professional and subject knowledge has long been part of the teacher education curriculum. However, skill training in the areas of acting, managing, developing and selling appears to have been overlooked in most programs. Research shows that some of our best teachers are also pretty good ACTORS! They possess skills relating to vocal expression, bodily actions, role-playing, and the use of space and props. And they have also mastered techniques for generating surprise, creating suspense, and using humor in their classrooms. Acting Skills for Teachers will contribute to the professional development of both new and experienced teachers by providing training in the acting skills that are desired. Complete Teacher Handbooks To help meet the needs of both new and experienced teachers, we now offer a series of interactive eTextbooks. These include: Acting Skills for Teachers Managing Skills for Teachers Developing Skills for Teachers Selling Skills for Teachers Skill acquisition for each of the above-mentioned titles is performance-based and evaluation is criterion-referenced. Both teachers and teacher wannabes will benefit from the use of these very practical, self-study materials. Together with professional and subject knowledge instruction, these titles should help to provide a more realistic approach for delivering practical training in the complete praxis of teaching. Â Acting Skills for Teachers runs on all tablets, smartphones and computers. This eTextbook can be downloaded at our newly designed web site ? www.completeteacher.com

Classroom Teaching Skills

Author: James M. Cooper
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133602762
Format: PDF
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Designed for beginning teachers, CLASSROOM TEACHING SKILLS, Tenth Edition, conceptualizes the effective teacher as a reflective decision maker, responsible for planning, implementing, evaluating, and making management decisions in the classroom. Each chapter considers a particular teaching skill, first discussing the theory behind it, and then presenting the reader with practice situations in which knowledge about the skill can be applied and evaluated. The Tenth Edition continues to address the importance of core InTASC standards (matched with learning objectives for each chapter), while incorporating more extensive coverage on technology, Common Core State Standards, and working with English Language Learners. In addition, new Voices from the Classroom and Case Study features help readers better understand the issues they may encounter as teachers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Well Spoken

Author: Erik Palmer
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571108815
Format: PDF, Docs
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In this book, Erik Palmer shares the art of teaching speaking in any classroom. Teachers will find thoughtful and engaging strategies for integrating speaking skills throughout the curriculum.--[book cover]

Teaching Communication Skills to Students with Severe Disabilities Third Edition

Author: June E. Downing, Ph.D.
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781598576559
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"This textbook is an essential guide for educators and other school-based staff to teach students with significant disabilities the necessary skills to communicate with those around them. This book shows readers how to analyze environments for their communicative value, assess students' communication skills, teach specific skills such as gaining attention and requesting, make informed choices about augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and guide peers and adults in supporting students with disabilities"--

A Guide to Better Teaching

Author: Leila Jahangiri
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442208929
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A Guide to Better Teaching is a self-help book that provides anyone teaching a college course with a thorough understanding of what it takes to be an effective teacherwhether they are a new, an adjunct, or seasoned professor. The skills are divided into three core categories of Personality, Process and Performance. Self assessment guides are included to develop an appreciation for one's strengths and challenges. By identifying key skills, the book can be read in its entirety or in random fashion for specific development purposes.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening and Speaking

Author: Erik Palmer
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 141661902X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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With the Common Core State Standards emphasizing listening and speaking across the curriculum, these long-neglected language arts are regaining a place in schools. For teachers, this means reexamining practices and rethinking expectations. How much do we know about teaching listening and speaking as the complex communication skills they are? How do we teach students to discuss appropriately, integrate and understand the mountains of information they receive, and express themselves clearly and effectively? In this lively and practical book, 20-year teaching veteran Erik Palmer presents an approach aligned to the six Common Core anchor standards for speaking and listening but focused on preparing students for 21st century communication inside and beyond the classroom. Here, you'll get concrete guidance for teaching and assessing * Collaborative discussion * Listening and media literacy * Questioning and reasoning * Speech presentation * Effective multimedia use * Adapting speech to different content and tasks With due respect to reading and writing, we do most of our communicating--in the classroom and in life--through listening and speaking. Filled with examples and specific activities targeted to variety of subjects and grade levels, this book is an essential resource for all teachers interested in helping students acquire core skills that cross the content areas and support long-term success.

Innovative Professional Development Methods and Strategies for STEM Education

Author: Dikilita?, Kenan
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466694726
Format: PDF
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Professional development of educators is an complex process through which teachers strive continuously for pedagogical improvement. In that sense, professional growth benefits learners and teachers while also promoting the quality of the schools, colleges, and academic departments where it takes place. Innovative Professional Development Methods and Strategies for STEM Education is an authoritative publication featuring the latest scholarly research on a wide range of professional advancement topics in STEM education with special emphasis on content, process, implementation, and impact, as well as on the implications for teachers, educators, and administrators. Highlighting comprehensive research across a broad scope of relevant issues including, but not limited to, teacher training, development models, and the implementation of leadership practices, this book is a seminal reference source for STEM professionals working in schools, colleges, and various science and mathematics departments at secondary and post-secondary institutions.

Affective Teacher Education

Author: Patrice R. LeBlanc
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1607092263
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Affective Teacher Education is one of the first books to provide teacher educators, classroom teachers, school administrators, and teacher candidates with research and recommendations related to affective education. All teachers want to become professional educators; they want find satisfaction and reward in their chosen careers. Likewise, all teachers want to show their students in all grade levels and in all subject areas how to acquire, apply, and appreciate appropriate dispositions or outlooks related to the course content and as a community of learners. This book guides and supports teachers to fulfill these two goals. Each chapter explores a different aspect of affective education and offers the reader useful suggestions to prompt self-assessment, professional conversations, and developmental activities. Affective Teacher Education helps teachers to visualize teaching and learning holistically, linking the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that students need to know, do, and feel, to achieve in school and become lifelong learners.