On Being a Teacher: The Human Dimension

On Being a Teacher: The Human Dimension

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Overview

In this updated and revised edition, the authors provide beginning and preservice teachers with the advice and encouragement they′ll need to not only survive, but thrive in today′s challenging classrooms. Rather than focusing on the mechanics, this book is about the essence of great teachers and great teaching-the passion and caring that they bring to their jobs and their extraordinary ability to positively affect each and every student.

The Third Edition contains more specific, research-based teaching strategies and suggested professional development activities at the end of each chapter. Other additions to the book include:

} information on learning styles and multiple intelligence

} in-depth look at parent-teacher conferences

} time-saving techniques

} guides for individual and group reflection

} ideas for becoming involved in the school and district to further professional growth

} the impact of No Child Left Behind

} guidance for making referrals to a specialist and the types of specialists found in schools.

This book is ideal for teacher education courses and induction programmes.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506318448
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/01/2005
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 342 KB

About the Author

Ellen Kottler has been a teacher for more than thirty years in public and private schools, alternative schools, adult education programs, and universities. She was a curriculum specialist in charge of secondary social studies and law-related education for one of the country’s largest school districts. She teaches secondary education and supervises intern teachers at California State University, Fullerton.
Ellen Kottler, Ed.S., has been a teacher for more than thirty years in public and private schools, alternative schools, adult education programs, and universities. She was a curriculum specialist in charge of secondary social studies and law-related education for one of the country’ s largest school districts. She teaches secondary education and supervises intern teachers at California State University, Fullerton.

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
1. On Being a Teacher
2. On Being a Learner
3. On Being a Relationship Specialist
4. On Being an Effective Communicator
5. On Being a Helper
6. On Struggling With the Challenges of the Profession
7. On Avoiding Burnout and Rustout
8. On Being Reflective
9. On Being Passionately Committed
Bibliography
Index

Interviews

Ellen Kottler has been a teacher for more than thirty years in public and private schools, alternative schools, adult education programs, and universities. She was a curriculum specialist in charge of secondary social studies and law-related education for one of the country’s largest school districts. She teaches secondary education and supervises intern teachers at California State University, Fullerton.

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