The Eleven Commandments of Good Teaching

Author: Vickie Gill
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510700943
Format: PDF, ePub
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Vickie Gill's time-tested wisdom and practical advice provides the insight teachers need to develop a dynamic, successful classroom. This third edition of her bestseller contains new material that helps teachers work with new technologies, evolving social climates, limited budgets, and standardized testing. Drawing on lessons learned from 21 joyous years of teaching, Gill illustrates each commandment with authentic classroom stories and concrete guidance for staying enthusiastic and committed to excellence. The suggestions show how to: • Ask for support from your principal or staff • Reach difficult-to-teach students • Choose your battles carefully • Maintain an open mind and a flexible attitude • Focus on why you became a teacher in the first place Rediscover your profound joy for teaching, students, and what Gill calls "the greatest of all professions."

Teaching 101

Author: Jeffrey Glanz
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761939177
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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One of the most comprehensive introductions to teaching available, this book provides essential knowledge and skills for becoming an exceptional teacher at any level.

Pursuing Instructional Effectiveness in Higher Education

Author: Edwin George Ralph
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781590338827
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The title of this book has two meanings. One meaning expresses a sense of relief that during the last several years post-secondary institutions have begun to pay serious attention to the enhancement of instruction on their campuses. There has been an emergence of new organisations, associations, conferences, seminars, and workshops; a proliferation of books, journals, and articles; an expansion of research and investigative inquiry; and a growth of interest among post-secondary faculty-members and administrators -- all of which are devoted to various aspects of the improvement of both teaching and learning at the undergraduate level. These initiatives have combined to furnish undeniable evidence attesting to the pursuit of better teaching and learning in higher education. Increasing numbers of post-secondary educators, students, and tax payers at large not only welcome wholeheartedly this new emphasis, and -- as suggested by the last clause in the title -- they feel it has been long overdue! A second interpretation of the title -- and the one which is a key theme of this book -- emphasises the substantive concept of the use and management of time (and timing) as an integral compone

Bibliographic Guide to Education

Publisher: G K Hall
ISBN: 9780783897080
Format: PDF, Docs
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... lists publications cataloged by Teachers College, Columbia University, supplemented by ... The Research Libraries of The New York Publica Library.