Reluctant Disciplinarian: Advice on Classroom Management from a Softy who Became (eventually) a Successful Teacher

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Cottonwood Press, 1999 - Education - 143 pages
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Based on the author's disastrous first year of teaching, which began with no classroom management skills, this recollection offers clear and specific advice based on what he learned on the way to becoming "Teacher of the Year" four years later.

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User Review  - Runa - LibraryThing

I am a struggling new teacher, and I related to SO MUCH of what this book talked about. Only problem? This book was written by a teacher working with secondary students and I'm working with ... Read full review

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User Review  - AmandaCharland - LibraryThing

This was an enjoyable read, funny at times, validating at others. It wasn't however, the learning experience I thought it was going to be. If you are looking for a biography of sorts that is sweet and ... Read full review


Why Learning to Discipline Is So Hard
What Does Not Work
Being a Real Teacher

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About the author (1999)

Gary Rubinstein is a teacher at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan and a teacher trainer for the New York City Teaching Fellows. He is the author of several essays and articles about teaching that have appeared in national magazines and journals. He lives in Long Beach, New York.

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