Professional Service Across the Field of Education

Author: Joy Egbert
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317416279
Format: PDF
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Service is increasingly recognized as a crucial part of academic life, and in this incredibly competitive industry, trustworthy best practice guides are notably missing. Even with supportive mentors, many emergent scholars are left to learn these lessons the hard way. In this straightforward and thorough book, Joy Egbert and Mary Roe address the most common challenges facing academics at all stages of their careers as they navigate the world of professional service. Illuminating the unspoken rules behind book reviewing, anticipating the difficulties of collaborating, offering support on chairing, mentoring, and graduate student committees chairmanship, and more, this book is a must-have for anyone starting an academic career in Education, and for veteran academics who want to polish their skills.

Using the National Gifted Education Standards for Pre K Grade 12 Professional Development

Author: Susan Johnsen
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1618215868
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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National teacher preparation standards in gifted and talented education provide the foundation for research-based practices in gifted education and identify what teachers should know and be able to do to ensure that students with gifts and talents realize their full potential. Because the responsibility for teaching gifted learners and those with potential to achieve at high levels is often shared between gifted education program leaders and teachers in general and special education classrooms, this book shows preK 12 education leaders how to develop partnerships, identify professional development outcomes, design learning activities, plan and implement comprehensive training programs, and evaluate the effectiveness of professional development activities. Special attention is paid to effecting change within a state and school system. Tools provided include sample needs assessments, student and teacher observation instruments, and a sample professional development plan.

Counselor Education in the 21st Century

Author: Jane E. Atieno Okech
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119535190
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This distinctive text provides master’s- and doctoral-level students, as well as new professionals, with a thorough exploration of the range of responsibilities, working conditions, roles, evaluation criteria, benefits, and challenges experienced by counselor educators. Each chapter focuses on a key aspect of the field, including teaching; supervision; mentoring; gatekeeping; research and grant writing; tenure; adjunct, part-time, and nontenured positions; program administration; leadership; and collegiality and wellness. Case vignettes and personal narratives from counselor educators are engaging and informative, and literature reviews are useful for introducing students to the material covered. *Requests for digital versions from the ACA can be found on wiley.com. *To request print copies, please visit the ACA website here. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected]

The Architect s Handbook of Professional Practice

Author: Joseph A. Demkin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470009578
Format: PDF, ePub
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"This updated resource covers all aspects of architectural practice, featuring: new material of sustainable design, managing multiple offices, lifelong learning, mentoring, and team building; revised content on programming, project management, construction contract administration, risk management, and ethics; and coverage of small firm considerations as well as emerging issues such as integrated practice and integrated project delivery."--Jacket.

Social Work Field Education and Supervision Across Asia Pacific

Author: Carolyn Noble
Publisher: DARLINGTON PRESS
ISBN: 1920899693
Format: PDF, ePub
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The editors and contributors, who are engaged in a broad array of professional interests, hope that readers will find this book both inspiring and challenging as they teach and learn from each other across Asia Pacific. Australian and NZ authors.

Kids Can Be Kids

Author: Shelly J Lane
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803629672
Format: PDF, ePub
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This groundbreaking text by two noted educators and practitioners, with contributions by specialists in their fields, presents a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to pediatric therapy. Their work reflects the focus of practice today—facilitating the participation of children and their families in everyday activities in the content of the physical and cultural environments in which they live, go to school, and play. The authors describe the occupational roles of children in an ecocultural context and examine the influence of that context on the participation of a child with physical, emotional, or cognitive limitations.

Teacher centered Professional Development

Author: Gabriel Díaz-Maggioli
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 0871208598
Format: PDF, ePub
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Teacher-Centered Professional Development is a hands-on guide to collaborative skill building for educators. It introduces the Teacher's Choice Framework, a model that empowers teachers by helping them choose and initiate professional growth activities according to their schedules, strengths, and needs. The book describes a wide variety of professional development strategies, including mentoring, journal writing, peer-to-peer coaching, and seminars. For each strategy, the author provides: * A brief history of the research base * A step-by-step guide to implementing the strategy * Sample handouts and assessment forms * Examples from the field of the strategy in practice With this book, teachers at all levels can quickly learn how to set up development teams, conduct action research, and engage in other activities to further their skills. In addition, the Teacher's Choice Framework helps educators prioritize their needs and choose the strategies that best suit those needs. Teacher-Centered Professional Development offers both a perfect introduction to staff development options and a commonsense method for choosing among them.