teaching with confidence a guide to enhancing teacher self esteem

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Teaching With Confidence

Author : Denis Lawrence
ISBN : 0761963316
Genre : Education
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`The book is an ideal companion for the newly qualified teacher or for colleagues unfamiliar with social psychological concepts and basic communication theory' - ELAN Teaching with Confidence shows how to combat the stress and low self-esteem suffered by many teachers. Denis Lawrence focuses on the relationship between stress and self-esteem, and sets out a programme of easy-to-use everyday strategies to reduce stress and enhance self-esteem. The author, previously Chief Educational Psychologist for Somerset, has worked with teachers in Somerset, Cornwall and Australia. He has extensive experience of running workshops on the topics of self- esteem enhancement, behavioural difficulties, counse

Self Esteem

Author : David Miller
ISBN : 9781446265635
Genre : Education
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Do some of your pupils suffer from low or fragile self-esteem? Perhaps you want to help, but don't know how? If so, this book is for you. Using insights from theory, research and classroom practice, it provides strategies and techniques that will enhance the confidence of primary school children through authentic learning experiences. This book includes: -discussions on a range of issues surrounding self-esteem enhancement in school -studies of recent work in this area -links between self-esteem and the development of competence (fitting in with the Raising Attainment agenda) -research evidence from real primary classrooms -a clear articulation of strategies and techniques to use in classrooms -a summary and analysis of the key theoretical and empirical work in the area The book's clear practical focus will be of interest to all teachers and managers keen to enhance self-esteem in their schools. It will prove equally useful for teachers in training and more experienced teachers undertaking further study. This book will empower you to develop your practice with a clear sense of direction - and with increased confidence. David Miller is Professor of Education at the University of Dundee. Teresa Moran is the Associate Dean (Education and Professional Development) at the University of Dundee.

Understanding Dyslexia A Guide For Teachers And Parents

Author : Lawrence, Denis
ISBN : 9780335235940
Genre : Education
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Dyslexia affects at least ten per cent of children and is the most common special educational need that teachers encounter. However, the characteristics of dyslexia can mean that it is often

Middle Grades Curriculum

Author : Kathleen Roney
ISBN : 9781623962296
Genre : Education
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High stakes testing, standards, and accountability politics is taking us away from the importance of the affective domain in curriculum development. This critical learning domain is often an unrecognized and infrequently considered topic in the literature. Through this book we extend the current knowledge base by addressing a curriculum model developed in the 1980s. We add a 2012 knowledge base as we delineate the role of selfperceptions in schoolrelated learning, how middle level curriculum affects selfperceptions, and the type of curriculum planning which enhances selfperceptions and improves learning in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains. The combination of sound psychological principles and practical teaching and curriculum suggestions with an empirical basis makes the book attractive to both higher education and local school professional libraries. In the former it will serve as the primary text in graduate and advanced undergraduate middle level education programs and practices courses. It might also be a primary text in courses or workshops in affective education or other experiences which emphasize affective, values, and selfconcept. It also has potential as a supplementary text in undergraduate educational psychology courses. At the inservice level this book could be used as a workshop resource or as a professional reference for middle level teachers, administrators, curriculum workers, and supervisors. Our interest in young adolescents and their school setting coincides with the fourth edition of This We Believe (NMSA, 2010). The selfenhancing school is characterized by “fromto” statements; for example, “from” avoiding parents “to” working with parents. Using theory and research we discuss the costs of staying in the “from” position and the benefits derived from moving to the “to” position. By combining educational psychology and curriculum development we make a unique contribution to middle grades curriculum developers.

Routledge International Handbook Of Social Psychology Of The Classroom

Author : Christine M. Rubie-Davies
ISBN : 9781317508458
Genre : Education
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The Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom presents the first comprehensive and integrated compilation of theory and research on topics related to the social cohesion of the classroom. Many of these topics have been studied independently; for example, motivation, self-concept, class management, class climate, and teacher expectations are generally studied separately by different groups of researchers. This handbook brings the evidence from different fields in social psychological classroom research together in one place for the first time to explore how these topics relate and how each factor influences students and their learning. With chapters by established international leaders in their fields, as well as emerging new talent, this handbook offers cutting edge research and surveys the state of the art in the social psychology of the classroom. Major areas covered include: Motivation Belief, self-concept, and personality Emotional engagement Teacher–student relationships Teacher expectation Classroom management Culture and identity The Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom provides a review of current theories related to the social psychology of the classroom, including how these theories apply to classrooms and learners. Current evidence clearly shows that areas explored by social psychology – and brought together for the first time in this volume – can have a very significant impact on classroom learning and student achievement (J. Hattie, Visible Learning: A Synthesis of over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement, Routledge 2009). This handbook is a must for all academics whose research relates to the social psychology of the classroom. It is also an invaluable resource for teachers and teacher education students who want to understand why they are effective instructors and yet still encounter students in their classes who are not responding as expected.

Pastoral Education

Author : Mary Gurney
ISBN : 9780748751662
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Pastoral Education is a photocopiable resource that covers four main themes: - personal management - health and safety - personal relationships - social awareness It addresses spiritual, moral and cultural duty.

Proactive Classroom Management K 8

Author : Louis G. Denti
ISBN : 9781452203898
Genre : Education
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This collection of 77 teacher-developed and approved activities gives you ready-to-use tools that encourage positive behavior and are effective for all students.

Conducting Effective Conferences With Parents Of Children With Disabilities

Author : Milton Seligman
ISBN : 1572305371
Genre : Education
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Successful collaboration between teachers and parents can greatly enhance children's educational growth and development. This clearly written book provides teachers with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct effective conferences with parents of children with disabilities. Readers gain a solid understanding of the challenges that families face as a consequence of childhood disability; how family dynamics and roles are affected; and issues that are likely to arise in meetings with school professionals. Reviewing the basic elements of parent-teacher conferencing, Seligman highlights ways to establish rapport with families, develop strong listening and responding skills, and engage parents who may feel anxious, frustrated, or angry. Also addressed are the specific requirements of the legally mandated Individualized Educational Program conference. Enhancing the book's utility are numerous concrete examples and sample parent-teacher dialogues, as well as role-play scenarios and exercises to build conferencing skills. The Appendix describes a range of disability-related referral sources and publications suitable for recommendation to parents.

Active Teaching Teacher S Handbook

Author : Michael H. Popkin
ISBN : 1880283085
Genre : Education
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Six sessions for classroom teachers of kindergarten through sixth grade deal with how to teach basic skills and also handle classroom problems.

The Sen Handbook For Trainee Teachers Nqts And Teaching Assistants

Author : Wendy Spooner
ISBN : 9781136748165
Genre : Education
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Newly qualified teachers, trainee teachers and teaching assistants receive little training in working with students with special needs – The SEN Handbook acts as a comprehensive guide for them. Features include: collaboration with NASEN, ensuring up-to-the-minute advice on SEN issues linked throughout to the National Standards allowing readers to understand exactly what is expected of them – and how to achieve it practical, useful and accessible writing which is specifically aimed at TAs, NQTs and trainees easy to ‘dip into’ when needed. An invaluable resource for newly qualified teachers, teaching assistants and trainee teachers.

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