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The Teacher S Journey

Author : Jeffrey A. Kottler
ISBN : 9781452284132
Genre : Education
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Make every day of your teaching count! How many times have you wished your teaching degree came with a handbook? Whether you're a new teacher or a veteran looking for new ideas, best-selling authors Jeffery and Ellen Kottler have crafted a guidebook to navigating the journey ahead. You'll discover how to: Motivate disengaged students through solid interpersonal connection Communicate effectively with parents, counselors, and administrators Advance your professional growth through increased school and district involvement Understand your teaching self more deeply through reflection Build a culture of tolerance and respect in the classroom

The Trainee Teacher S Handbook

Author : Carol Thompson
ISBN : 9781526448538
Genre : Education
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This is an essential training tool for beginning teachers. It helps them to build skills and focus on developing their professional practice through understanding, reflection and experimentation.

Joy Bliss This

Author : William Quigley
ISBN : 9781946824134
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In his book Joy Bliss This, William Quigley tells the story of becoming a teacher, a journey he never planned to take, and one that was filled with repeated failure from the start. At his lowest point, when he had fallen the farthest and needed the most help, his students were the ones who saved him. In that redemption, he found a way to make a positive impact on the world through teaching, and he learned the ultimate lesson, that excellence is what we are here for. In being lost and finding his way, William’s teaching adventure serves as a guidepost and guardrail for your own journey toward excellence. We are our stories; this is his. Come along with him. The adventure is calling. Let’s begin!

Stories From The Classroom

Author : John Smeby
ISBN : 9781457560217
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“Whether you are new to the profession or in need of a reminder why you entered it in the first place, Stories is a collection of vivid, heartfelt, eye-opening recollections” -Tamera Cruz, educator “This book is a gift ... not just for educators, but for everyone!” -Kenyon and Taccara Martin, co-authors (Soul-Ties Personal Growth Collection) After 23 years as a teacher, coach and counselor, California educator John Smeby offers us Stories from the Classroom. Set in a city emerging from bankruptcy and still recovering from a 2015 terrorist attack. John uncovers a more human, compassionate side of San Bernardino that many might miss. In this down-to-earth, sometimes heartbreaking and often humorous collection of stories, he recounts both the struggles and victories he found inside the classrooms and hallways of Cajon High School and beyond. Whether you are (or have ever been) an educator, student or parent, Smeby’s journey will resonate with unflinching honesty. The anecdotes and stories he shares offer a unique look inside our educational system, both public and private. A teacher will often see a student seated at a desk. In Stories, John challenges us to look beyond the student, and recognize the human being within. “I would like to thank you not as a student to a teacher but as a friend to a friend. I will forget little by little my high school experience, but I promise I will never forget what you have taught me “–Juan Andrade, former student

Dyslexia A Teachers Journey

Author : Ruth Fuller Lature
ISBN : 9780983414445
Genre : Education
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I commend Ms. Lature for her passion and drive to help dyslexic children and adults and for her work to educate others about the challenges inherent in this neurological disorder... —Phil Bryant, Governor of the State of Mississippi Teachers and parents of dyslexic children will welcome this intriguing memoir... —Marcia Henry, PhD, Professor Emerita, San Jose State University In this book, Lature mingles relevant information about dyslexia with humor as she shares her experiences with students from primary grades through adulthood. As a teacher of over thirty-five years and as an advocate for persons with dyslexia—her experience and insight is invaluable. Lature has seen the blocked potential and even abuse that some persons with dyslexia have suffered. While the author has dealt with professionals who deny the existence of dyslexia, she has pushed forward with vigor and passion, sometimes at great personal sacrifice. Dyslexia: A Teacher’s Journey gives you vital information and advice on what dyslexia is, and how you can find help for yourself or a loved one. The back of the book lists websites, books, and organizations that can help individuals or families dealing with dyslexia. Ruth’s fight for the educational rights of dyslexics will make you laugh, inspire you, and most importantly inform you of the role you can play in helping all persons with dyslexia. Her story can help present and future generations glimpse the past, best live in the present, and plan for the future.

Homeslice A Teacher S Journey

Author : George Pereny
ISBN : 9781304430274
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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George Pereny is the child of Holocaust survivors; he and his family escaped from Hungary during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Pereny taught in the inner city for over forty years, the last twenty-nine at DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, where he taught English and Martial Arts, and wrote/performed educational rhymes. And where his students called him Grand Master P.

To Be A Teacher

Author : Colin Gibbs
ISBN : 1877371211
Genre : Teachers
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Many teachers discover that in order to teach with more inspiration, passion and power, they need to come to understand more about themselves. This book focuses on teachers as relationally-connected people, their thinking and beliefs, and how these in?uence teaching. It explores different philosophies and approaches toward teaching. Each, in turn, returns the reader to the central notion of seeking authenticity through relational connectedness. This career-long journey constantly reminds teachers of their humanness and humanity, and the need to know and understand more about themselves as well as their students. This book is for all teachers as well as for those who are training to be teachers. It will also appeal to anyone interested in seeking to understand and develop the holistic dimensions of teaching and learning.

Sailing In A Concrete Boat

Author : Carl Leggo
ISBN : 9789460919558
Genre : Education
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Sailing in a Concrete Boat: A Teacher’s Journey is a novel-length narrative composed in a sequence of short fictions and poetry linked by recurring characters, themes, events, and setting. The narrative explores the experiences and emotions of a school teacher named Caleb Robinson. He teaches in a conservative church-administered school in a rural Newfoundland town called Morrow’s Cove. Caleb struggles to understand what it means to be a teacher, husband, lover, friend, father, Christian, and human being. Sailing in a Concrete Boat raises many questions about pedagogy as questioning, freedom of expression, conservative religious beliefs, breaking silences, and curriculum as cultural reproduction instead of cultural transformation. Above all, Sailing in a Concrete Boat seeks to narrate the complex lived experiences of a school teacher as he questions love, family, community, vocation, well-being, romance, spirituality, authority, silence, truth, and identity. In order to make sense of his tangled living experiences, Caleb is always remembering and researching his past in order to write and rewrite his future. Sailing in a Concrete Boat will be a valuable resource in both undergraduate and graduate courses in teacher education, curriculum and pedagogy, life writing, poetic inquiry, arts-based research, and narrative inquiry. Social Fictions Series Editorial Advisory Board Carl Bagley, University of Durham, UK Anna Banks, University of Idaho, USA Carolyn Ellis, University of South Florida, USA Rita Irwin, University of British Columbia, Canada J. Gary Knowles, University of Toronto, Canada Laurel Richardson, The Ohio State University (Emeritus), USA Carl Leggo is a poet and professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of British Columbia where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in writing and narrative inquiry. His books include: Growing Up Perpendicular on the Side of a Hill; View from My Mother’s House; Come-By-Chance; Teaching to Wonder: Responding to Poetry in the Secondary Classroom; Lifewriting as Literary Metissage and an Ethos for Our Times (co-authored with Erika Hasebe-Ludt and Cynthia Chambers); Being with A/r/tography (co-edited with Stephanie Springgay, Rita L. Irwin, and Peter Gouzouasis); Creative Expression, Creative Education (co-edited with Robert Kelly); Poetic Inquiry: Vibrant Voices in the Social Sciences (co-edited with Monica Prendergast and Pauline Sameshima); and Speaking of Teaching (co-authored with Avraham Cohen, Marion Porath, Anthony Clarke, Heesoon Bai, and Karen Meyer).

The Organizational And Human Dimensions Of Successful Mentoring Programs And Relationships

Author : Frances K. Kochan
ISBN : 9781607525264
Genre : Education
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Mentoring has become an important aspect of professional development in a wide variety of fields such as education engineering and business. There is an increased interest in the topic on a global scale. Research indicates that those who receive mentoring rise faster in their organizations and have more success in their careers than those who do have this experience. This series will focus on various aspects of the mentoring process. This book examines mentoring with a focus on enhancing opporutnities for those traditionally ignored in the mentoring process. It includes chapters about mentoring in a variety of settings with varied populations to capture the essence of the experience. The editor gleans the chapters to present an analysis of the organizational factors which should be considered when designing a mentoring program and the human side of the mentoring process. The book should be of interest to those who want to foster the success of others through organizational mentoring intitiatives as well as to individuals who wish to partiicpate in mentoring endeavors as a mentor or mentee.

Weapons Of Mass Instruction

Author : John Taylor Gatto
ISBN : 9781550924244
Genre : Education
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The transformation of schooling from a twelve-year jail sentence to freedom to learn.

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