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Becoming A Teacher Of Writing In Elementary Classrooms

Author : Donna Kalmbach Phillips
ISBN : 9781317802631
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms nurtures teachers’ identities as writers, connects to the realities of writing instruction in real and diverse classrooms, and encourages critical and creative thinking. This text is about writing instruction as a journey teachers and students embark on together. The focus is on learning how to teach writing through specific teaching and learning structures found in the Writing Studio: mini-lessons; teacher and peer conferencing; guided writing; and sharing, celebrating, and broadcasting writing. Pedagogical features include teaching structures and strategies, "Problematizing Practice" classroom scenarios, assessment resources, and a Companion Website. Because a teacher who views him or herself as a writer is best positioned to implement the Writing Studio, a parallel text, Becoming-writer, give readers space to consider who they are as a writer, their personal process as a writer, and who they might become as a writer.

Literate Lives

Author : Amy Seely Flint
ISBN : 9780471652984
Genre : Education
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Shows teachers how to meet the challenges of teaching literacy in today's classroom This book provides educators with the historical and theoretical foundations necessary for becoming a reading, writing, and literacy teacher and helps them understand the broader, more complete picture of the reading process and what it means to be a teacher of readers. It covers the major theories and application strategies of the reading process, and teaches how to organize for literary instruction in a classroom. As educators learn to recognize and draw upon the multiple literacies that children bring to the classroom, they will: become skilled problem-solvers as they work through real-world examples and study the classroom experiences of others; discover how to dig deeper into literacy instruction and decide on what actions to take; and explore ways to drive and teach literacy with such tools as children's toys and familiar characters.

Becoming Writers In The Elementary Classroom

Author : Katie Van Sluys
ISBN : 0814102778
Genre : Education
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This book illustrates how teachers of elementary-age writers bring their beliefs about teaching and learning to life--through the visions they hold for writers, writing, and the world, as well as through the decisions they make every day in their classrooms. --from publisher description.

Second Language Writing In Elementary Classrooms

Author : Luciana de Oliveira
ISBN : 9781137530981
Genre : Education
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Second Language Writing in Elementary Classrooms focuses on L2 writing in elementary classrooms. It features chapters that highlight research in elementary classrooms focused on the writing development of multilingual children, and research in teacher education to prepare elementary teachers to teach L2 writing and address L2 writers' needs.

How To Be Successful In Your First Year Of Teaching Elementary School

Author : Tena Green
ISBN : 9781601383372
Genre : Education
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The early years of any student s life, those first elementary school years, can be incredibly overwhelming and stressful, resulting in a slew of emotional, behavioral, and study problems that they rely on their teacher to help overcome. As a first year elementary school teacher, your role is more than just knowledgeable teacher; it is to become a mentor, a friend, and an older figure for young children to look up to. This can be overwhelming, and along with all of the other issues that face first year teachers, it can result in high turnover rates and problematic issues. This thorough, well research book has everything first-year teachers in elementary school need to learn how to deal with including supplies, planning, parents, overcrowded classrooms, the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act, piles of paperwork, money shortages due to budget cuts, negativity from students and other staff members, at-risk students, students who are capable but choose not to work, and special needs students. You will learn how to ask principals and administrators for help, how to memorize names quickly, how to create seating charts, how to write lesson plans, how to follow a daily routine, how to help struggling readers, how to gain respect, how to get a mentor, how to develop and implement a grading system, how to discipline students, how to create assessments, how to find free things for teachers, and how to build your confidence. And of course, as a first year teacher to students learning how to interact with the world, you will learn how to converse with them on a mature level and help them overcome stresses and problems that they may face in life at school and at home. Also, you will read about where to go for support, the reality of spending your own money on classroom supplies, mandated tests, technology solutions, and behavior management skills. We spent countless hours interviewing second year teachers, as well as veteran teachers, and have provided you with their proven techniques and strategies for surviving your first year as a teacher. This book will provide everything you need to effectively start teaching students that need a mentor, a teacher, and a friend at a young age and prepare you for your second year as you start becoming the inspiring force you always dreamed of being. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

On Being A Teacher

Author : Jeffrey A. Kottler
ISBN : 076193944X
Genre : Education
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The authors help preservice, beginning, and veteran teachers discover their own special traits that make them superlative teachers.

42 Rules For Elementary School Teachers 2nd Edition

Author : Susan Guerrero
ISBN : 9781607731085
Genre : Education
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Written by an experienced educator, '42 Rules for Elementary School Teachers (2nd Edition)' is a collection of personal and practical professional advice on how to thrive as an elementary school teacher. These guiding best practices promote clear connections to successfully creating a learning community that supports students while keeping teachers sane and successful. Here are the rules that will help teachers rule the school. Whether it's your first year teaching, your last, or somewhere in between, 42 Rules for Elementary School Teachers (2nd Edition) will give you easy to implement strategies for being an outstanding and effective educator. Susan Guerrero shares the rules she has learned and lived in over twenty years in education. Her experiences as an educator are varied and diverse giving her a full understanding of the personal and professional challenges teachers face. As a supporter of teachers Susan brings the insights she has gained from being both inside and outside the classroom. '42 Rules for Elementary School Teachers (2nd Edition)' is for any teacher who wants to stay connected to the joy of teaching or who wants to learn: What you need do to be successful before students ever enter the classroom Why we need to ask important questions What PREP really is and how it will help you reach every student Why you can relax and still be phenomenal

Your Science Classroom Becoming An Elementary Middle School Science Teacher

Author : M. Jenice Goldston
ISBN : 9781412975223
Genre : Education
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Your Science Classroom: Becoming an Elementary / Middle School Science Teacher, by authors M. Jenice "Dee" Goldston and Laura Downey, is a core teaching methods textbook for use in elementary and middle school science methods courses. Designed around a practical, "practice-what-you-teach" approach to methods instruction, the text is based on current constructivist philosophy, organized around 5E inquiry, and guided by the National Science Education Teaching Standards.

12 Characteristics Of An Effective Teacher

Author : Robert J. Walker
ISBN : 9781435715288
Genre : Education
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This book discusses 12 Characteristics of Effective Teachers who were successful in getting their students to behave appropriately and to learn the subject matter. It presents heartwarming examples of teachers who saw teaching not as a job, but as a noble mission. This book shares classroom strategies of teachers who made a difference in the lives of their students and in turn-were what inspired those students, in their adult lives, to also become teachers. This book presents true stories written by Education majors as they recount their experiences of being taught (grades K-12) by an effective teacher. It shares actual classroom examples of teachers who manifested each of the 12 Characteristics of an Effective Teacher. By acquiring these 12 characteristics, you too can have a positive impact on the lives of the children you teach.

Max Teaching With Reading And Writing

Author : Mark A. Forget
ISBN : 9781412009928
Genre : Education
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Research-proven activities that engage students in active processing of new information, leading to deeper understanding, long-term retention of subject matter, and acquisition of life-long learning skills.

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