The Classroom Troubleshooter: Strategies for Dealing with Marking and Paperwork, Discipline, Evaluation and Learning Through Language

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Pembroke Publishers Limited, 2003 - Education - 120 pages
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The Classroom Troubleshooter provides practical, no-nonsense solutions to the problems that plague a teacher's day. This handy, easy-to-use guide incorporates a number of invaluable rubrics, checklists, templates, reference sheets, questionnaires, and student guidelines.
  • Included are strategies to help teachers:
  • avoid being overwhelmed by paperwork and other types of "administrivia";
  • mark "smart";
  • anticipate, prevent, respond to, and manage a host of discipline problems;
  • develop and administer evaluation instruments for projects, research, essays, and objective-style tests;
  • increase student comprehension of textbooks;
  • implement and mark journal writing;
  • guide talk-based learning;
  • reflect on how individual teachers can impact on the overall functioning of the school.
The Classroom Troubleshooter empowers teachers to control their environment and to reclaim time and energy so that their gifts and skills can be directed into teaching and learning with their students.
 

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Contents

Preface
5
The Discipline Maze
24
The Evaluation Merrygoround
48
The Learning and Language Dilemma
75
Entries
83
The Reflection Conundrum
94
Glossary
115
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