The Skillful teacher: building your teaching skills

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Research for Better Teaching, 1987 - Education - 402 pages
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This book has become a standard text in many teaching courses. Designed for both the novice & the seasoned veteran, THE SKILLFUL TEACHER assists practitioners in broadening their teaching skills. Each chapter focuses on one of sixteen different areas of classroom performance. Numerous examples are provided to illustrate the teaching approaches being discussed. Chapter-by-chapter bibliographies provide additional sources for further research. "I've never shown the book to anyone who didn't say, How can I get a copy right away!"-Kay Merseth, Director, Teacher Education Program, Harvard University. Also available from publisher: How to Make Supervision & Evaluation Really Work: Supervision & Evaluation in the Context of Strengthening School Culture. 202 p. (Orig.). 1993. pap. text ed. 16.95 (1-886822-01-8). This book offers school leaders a carefully integrated approach for transforming our often divisive supervision & evaluation systems into a positive force for strengthening school culture. "After I adopted RBT's methods, teachers began to use suggestions I offered & I gained increased credibility...as an instructional leader."--Tom Cardellichio, Principal, Chappaqua, NY. TO ORDER CONTACT: RESEARCH FOR BETTER TEACHING Inc., 56 Bellows Hill Road, Carlisle, MA 01741-1722, 508- 369-2294, FAX 508-369-9822

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Review: The Skillful Teacher: Building Your Teaching Skills

User Review  - Clark - Goodreads

I read this for class and am keeping it. Lots of good practical information for the teacher in training. Read full review

Review: The Skillful Teacher: Building Your Teaching Skills

User Review  - Helen - Goodreads

This provides a nice overview of Models of Learning, Bruce Joyce et al. and is not comprehensive but strong and broad as a guide to the literature about effective teaching practices over the last four or five decades! Read full review

Contents

The Skinful Teacher Introduction
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Attention
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Momentum
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