Teachers Know What Works

Author: Keen J. Babbage
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1475801246
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This book explains realistic, practical, genuine ways to improve schools. This book also examines ways not to improve schools including some of the common political, bureaucratic, top-down efforts. The book emphasizes that one significant factor in actions that actually improve education is that teacher input is sought and is applied. Teachers, based on their experiences, know what works in the classroom with and for students. Nothing else in education matters more.

Extreme Teaching

Author: Keen Babbage
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475812922
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Extreme Teaching is a practical, realistic, energetic, and optimistic book, filled with ideas, case studies, penetrating questions, intriguing answers, and many topics for the reader to analyze. This book provides intellectual resources for readers to create new ideas which will work for their specific needs, challenges, and opportunities.

Can Schools Survive

Author: Keen Babbage
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1475808682
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Can Schools Survive? raises essential questions about the current status of schools and about the future of schools. The book explores vital questions to answer and considers actions to take so schools can begin to thrive.

The Conscience of a Teacher

Author: Keen Babbage
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475814178
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book is composed of many short essays which can be read separately; however, read together these commentaries form a compelling exploration of how and why teachers should obey laws, regulations, policies, and contractual obligations, yet should do much more.

How Students Learn

Author: Committee on How People Learn: A Targeted Report for Teachers
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309089506
Format: PDF, Mobi
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How Students Learn: Science in the Classroom builds on the discoveries detailed in the best-selling How People Learn. Now these findings are presented in a way that teachers can use immediately, to revitalize their work in the classroom for even greater effectiveness. Organized for utility, the book explores how the principles of learning can be applied in science at three levels: elementary, middle, and high school. Leading educators explain in detail how they developed successful curricula and teaching approaches, presenting strategies that serve as models for curriculum development and classroom instruction. Their recounting of personal teaching experiences lends strength and warmth to this volume. This book discusses how to build straightforward science experiments into true understanding of scientific principles. It also features illustrated suggestions for classroom activities.

Proceedings of IAC TLEl 2015 in Vienna

Author: group of authors
Publisher: Czech Institute of Academic Education z.s.
ISBN: 8090579167
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Proceedings - International Academic Conference on Teaching, Learning and E-learning in Vienna 2015

The College Fear Factor

Author: Rebecca D. Cox
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674053664
Format: PDF, ePub
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Rebecca D. Cox draws on five years of interviews and observations at community colleges, where she shows how students and their instructors misunderstand and ultimately fail one another, despite good intentions. Eye-opening even for experienced faculty and administrators, The College Fear Factor reveals how the traditional college culture can actually pose obstacles to students' success, and suggests strategies for effectively explaining academic expectations.

The Teacher s Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide

Author: Jack Singer
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1620874954
Format: PDF
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Why do some teachers thrive under pressure while others quit? What kinds of skills can empower teachers to effectively deal with the challenges they face both in and out of school? The Teacher’s Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide shows teachers how to build resilience and emotional strength to prevent stress and burnout as well as the negative emotions that may result. Rich with examples, easy-to-understand concepts, and simple behavioral tips, this book explains how stress affects your optimism and teaching effectiveness. In an easygoing and witty voice, Jack Singer, PhD, presents: • Action plans for mastering the different types of stress in your life • Success stories and experiences from teachers who have conquered stress • Strategies and examples based on cognitive and resiliency theories used by psychologists and counselors Don’t let the challenges of the job weigh you down! This blueprint for success can help you achieve personal and professional goals, tackle daily challenges, and reignite your passion for teaching.

How to Teach Now

Author: William Powell
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416612041
Format: PDF, Docs
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Learn the five things every teacher can do to design and deliver effective instruction for the culturally, linguistically, and academically diverse 21st century classroom.