The Teacher's Guide to Success: Teaching Effectively in Today's Classrooms

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Pearson A and B, 2008 - Education - 402 pages
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The Teacher's Guide to Success: Teaching Effectively in Today's Classroomsis a quick and easy reference to support teachers at all grade levels, but particularly teachers experiencing their first years in the classroom. The dynamic Dr. Ellen Kronowitz offers a realistic view of today's classrooms and presents a very practical approach to preparing to teach. Pre-service and in-service teachers alike are provided tried and true experienced-based suggestions and research-based strategies and solutions to meet classroom challenges. Organized by 8 topical units that address common, overriding concerns in the classroom, teachers are taken from the first day to the end of the school year. teachers face including: having a successful first day, organizing the classroom with proven routines and procedures, disciplining students in a respectful and positive manner, mapping out a differentiated curriculum, teaching with proven research-based strategies, assessing student learning, working with parents, preparing students for standardized tests, addressing the personal and professional needs of teachers, and much more. Paired with a powerful DVD that comes with every book, readers are provided with tips from leading authorities in education, examples from live classrooms, and printable resources ready for immediate use in the classroom. In addition to the practitioners themselves, The Teacher's Guide to Success is appropriate for supervisors, administrators, curriculum coordinators, mentor teachers, in-service support providers, university methods course professors, and student teaching seminar leaders alike. All will find that this handbook facilitates their work with pre- and in-service teachers.

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About the author (2008)

Ellen Kronowitz has been a professor at California State University since 1978 where she co-founded the university demonstration school and worked with student teachers and interns and taught courses in curriculum and social studies methods. She was granted Emeritus status in June 2004. Ellen has authored Your First Year of Teaching and Beyond, now in its 4th edition, poetry and social studies resource books for teachers, and early literacy book as part of a series. She also enjoys horseback riding and skiing.

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