The Skillful Teacher: On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom
In this second edition of the book that has become a classic in the field, award-winning author Stephen D. Brookfield offers inspiration and down-to-earth advice to new and seasoned teachers. The Skillful Teacher is a comprehensive guide that shows how to thrive on the unpredictability and diversity of classroom life and includes insights developed from the hundreds of workshops conducted by the author. This new edition also reflects the many changes that have come about in the decade since the book was first published and includes new chapters that deal with emerging topics such as classroom diversity and teaching in online learning environments.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Getting Students to Participate in Discussion
Giving Helpful Evaluations
Chapter 11 Teaching Online
Familiarizing Ourselves withthe OnlineExperience
Responding to Resistance
Responding to Resistance Chapter 13 Dealing with the Politics of Teaching
Other editions - View all
acknowledge actions African American anxieties asking students assignments assumptions atthe authenticity behaviors Brookfield canbe challenge Chapter classroom research colleagues concepts concerns confusing contributions conversation course credibility criteria Critical Incident Questionnaire critical reflection critical thinking crucial cultural suicide described dilemmas diversity dothis emotional engaged evaluations example exercise experience facetoface feel Freire groupthink happens helps students learn Icontact ideas important impostorship instructor intellectual inthe isan itis knowledge learners learning activities learning style lecture muddiest point Myles Horton ofstudents ofteaching ofthe ofus one’s onthe particular pedagogic peers person perspectives political practice problems questions repressive tolerance resistance responses Roadrunning sense Siberia situation skillful teaching smallgroup Socratic dialogue someone sometimes speak students say sucha talk teachers thatI thatone thatthe thatthey themes themost theyare things Thisis tobe tolearn totake tothe truth trying understand week you’re