42 Rules for Elementary School Teachers (2nd Edition): Real-Life Lessons and Practical Advice on How to Thrive in Today's Classroom

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Happy About, Nov 1, 2012 - Education - 102 pages
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Written by an experienced educator, '42 Rules for Elementary School Teachers (2nd Edition)' is a collection of personal and practical professional advice on how to thrive as an elementary school teacher. These guiding best practices promote clear connections to successfully creating a learning community that supports students while keeping teachers sane and successful. Here are the rules that will help teachers rule the school. Whether it's your first year teaching, your last, or somewhere in between, 42 Rules for Elementary School Teachers (2nd Edition) will give you easy to implement strategies for being an outstanding and effective educator.

Susan Guerrero shares the rules she has learned and lived in over twenty years in education. Her experiences as an educator are varied and diverse giving her a full understanding of the personal and professional challenges teachers face. As a supporter of teachers Susan brings the insights she has gained from being both inside and outside the classroom.

'42 Rules for Elementary School Teachers (2nd Edition)' is for any teacher who wants to stay connected to the joy of teaching or who wants to learn: What you need do to be successful before students ever enter the classroom Why we need to ask important questions What PREP really is and how it will help you reach every student Why you can relax and still be phenomenal

 

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Contents

Intro
1
Rules Are Meant to Be Broken
4
Teaching Is All About Learning
6
Ask Important Questions
8
Meet Greet Remember and Repeat
10
Read Your Contract
12
Know Where Youre Going
14
Establish Relationships
16
Create Scaffolds to Success
50
Uncover the Standards
52
C A R E
54
Be a Mentor
56
Face Race
58
Recognize Every Student Is Gifted and Talented
60
Bust Bullies
62
Never Fear Failure
64

Dress Professionally
18
Be Professional
20
Create a Beautiful and Cohesive Classroom
22
P R E P for Success
24
Use Data Analysis
26
Know and Use the Curriculum
28
Give a Proper Welcome
30
Promote Family Partnerships
32
Embrace Technology
34
Invite and Embrace Evaluation
36
Plan Procedures
38
Beware of Time Bandits
40
Research Available Resources
42
ZAP the Gap
44
Build Your Class Community
46
Provide a Clear Map
48
Be a Change Agent
66
Laugh Every Day
68
Support Each Other
70
Celebrate Success
72
Make Meetings Meaningful
74
Leave Personal Problems at Home
76
Get Free Stuff
78
Collaborate with Colleagues
80
Find Your Center
82
D E A R Time
84
These Are My Rules What Are Yours?
86
About the Author
88
Recommended Super Star Press Books
90
A Message from Super Star Press
91
Back Cover
92
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