Conversations About Being a Teacher

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Corwin Press, Jun 29, 2004 - Education - 96 pages
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Highly readable and engaging, this unique resource helps all educators fine-tune their expectations for the teaching profession.

 

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Contents

Conversation One Mission and Vision
1
Conversation Two Expectations
11
Conversation Three Caring
17
Conversation Four Commitment
27
Conversation Five Respect
33
Conversation Six Observation
41
Conversation Seven Cultural Awareness
45
Conversation Eight Balance
57
Conversation Nine Teambuilding
63
Conversation Ten Growth and Knowledge
71
Recommended Readings
81
Index
83
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About the author (2004)

J. Victor McGuire, PhD, is a 25-year veteran of the education field. As an alumnus of the international Fulbright–Hayes Schol-arship organization, Dr. McGuire uses his global educational experience to inspire and motivate the next generation of teachers. Recently, he founded the National Associa-tion for Beginning Teachers (beginning teachers.org), which offers service and sup-port to preservice and beginning teachers.   He has authored and published a variety of practitioner-based educa-tional books and is the editor of Inspire, a magazine for beginning teachers. Currently, Dr. McGuire is on the faculty in the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. If you are interested in having a conversation about teaching with Dr. McGuire, please visit www.teachingconversations.com.

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