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The Heart Of Teaching

Author : Stephen Wangh
ISBN : 9780415644914
Genre : Education
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The Heart of Teaching is a book about teaching and learning in the performing arts. Its focus is on the inner dynamics of teaching: the processes by which teachers can promote--or undermine--creativity itself. It covers the many issues that teachers, directors and choreographers experience, from the frustrations of dealing with silent students and helping young artists 'unlearn' their inhibitions, to problems of resistance, judgment and race in the classroom,. Wangh raises questions about what can--and what cannot--be taught, and opens a discussion about the social, psychological and spiritual values that underlie the skills and techniques that teachers impart. Subjects addressed include: Question asking: which kinds of questions encourage creativity and which can subvert the learning process. Feedback: how it can foster both dependence and independence in students. Grading: its meaning and meaninglessness. Power relationships, transference and counter-transference The pivotal role of listening. The Heart of Teaching speaks to experienced teachers and beginning teachers in all disciplines, but is particularly relevant to those in the performing arts, from which most of its examples are drawn. It brings essential insight and honesty to the discussion of how to teach.

The Heart And Science Of Teaching

Author : C. Bobbi Hansen
ISBN : 9780807777497
Genre : Education
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Blending the latest research in education, neuroscience, and cognitive psychology, this resource will help K–12 teachers create emotionally supportive classroom environments. Sections ground teachers in three interlocking aspects of instruction: The Heart of Teaching: social–emotional learning (SEL); The Science of Teaching: evidence-based instructional practices; and Tools for the 21st-Century: project-based learning and digital technologies. Book Features: Explores the transformative power of SEL on student learning and well-being.Illustrates how teacher feedback can assist students in developing a growth mindset.Brings voices of real teachers in each chapter who share their application of the chapter’s ideas, and their positive results with their students.Lists targeted book, website, and video resources in each chapter with more examples and information to support teachers’ implementation. Examines the implications of current research in neuroscience for classroom teaching. Describes evidence-based models of teaching and how they positively affect student engagement and learning.Shows how to support project-based and other student-led learning while connecting to standards.Describes how to use blogs, podcasts, and an array of web tools to promote engaged learning. “Teachers and teacher educators looking to up their teaching EQ and IQ will love the accessibility, organization, and depth of this timely book.” —Paul M. Rogers, George Mason University “Hansen reminds us of the real aims of education—students who love learning and who have learned throughout their lifetime, guided by teachers who care for their emotional and cognitive well-being.” —Kathleen Puckett, Arizona State University

At The Heart Of Teaching

Author : Grace Hall McEntee
ISBN : 0807743488
Genre : Education
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Featuring engaging narratives, this how-to book delves into reflection as a concept and provides specific, replicable tools for professional practice. Each chapter draws on a particular school situation demonstrating the value of teacher reflection and describing the nuts and bolts of the process, including protocols for handling many different circumstances. Written by public school teachers who offer lessons learned and strategies that work, this volume: provides insights to help teachers build reflective practice with their students, including protocols for classroom problem solving; presents scenarios for individual students, their parents, and teachers to talk together about a student's performance, including protocols for conducting family meetings; shows what can happen when teachers come together to share stories of their daily lives, including protocols for conducting a focus group; and offers advice for reflecting alone and with a group, including protocols for both types of reflection.

Yes Yes Good The Heart Of Teaching

Author : Cheryl Hulteen
ISBN : 9781483402710
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Teaching at Public School 1430 in New York City is where Cheryl Hulteen discovered and refined the heart of her teaching, "Prior to PS 1430 I taught the same way I had been taught. The teacher speaks to the students and they listen somewhat attentively. The teacher tells students to do something and for the most part they do it. In many classrooms I worked in before PS 1430, the teachers led the class in a "Good morning Ms. H" sing-song chant as greeting to me, the new teacher, the Resident Artist. None of those things happened at PS 1430. I had to... improvise." Hulteen shares how she improvised new, humorous and powerful ways of understanding what it meant to learn, teach and embrace change in an educational culture that often settled for much less. YES YES GOOD explores the poignantly compelling and emotional portraits of students and teachers who learn to: Say YES to their creativity and ideas. Say YES to the creativity and ideas of the people they work with.

Seeking The Heart Of Teaching

Author : Adrian S. Palmer
ISBN : 0472032267
Genre : Education
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Seeking the Heart of Teaching explores the profession of teaching as an opportunity for personal growth and development. The book encourages teachers to examine what lies at the heart of their teaching through the process of connecting their personal and professional lives. The authors assert that this connection, when made by teachers, will greatly enhance the quality and longevity of their teaching careers. Seeking the Heart of Teaching is a helpful guide for the constantly evolving process of teaching. The opportunities for structured reflection on professional and personal development that are presented will bring teachers closer to the heart of their own teaching and allow them to experience greater satisfaction and enjoyment in their teaching.

What S Your Math Problem Getting To The Heart Of Teaching Problem Solving

Author : Linda Gojak
ISBN : 1425807887
Genre : Education
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Provides instructional tools and methods to help teachers understand various problem solving strategies and discusses how to use each strategy with students.

The Herb Kohl Reader

Author : Herbert Kohl
ISBN : 9781595585738
Genre : Education
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The best writing from a lifetime in the trenches and at the typewriter, from the renowned and much-beloved National Book Award–winning educator. In more than forty books on subjects ranging from social justice to mathematics, morality to parenthood, Herb Kohl has earned a place as one of our foremost “educators who write.” With Marian Wright Edelman, Mike Rose, Lisa Delpit, and Vivian Paley among his fans, Kohl is “a singular figure in education,” as William Ayers says in his foreword, “it’s clear that Herb Kohl’s influence has resonated, echoed, and multiplied.” Now, for the first time, readers can find collected in one place key essays and excerpts spanning the whole of Kohl’s career, including practical as well as theoretical writings. Selections come from Kohl’s classic 36 Children, his National Book Award–winning The View from the Oak (co-authored with his wife Judy), and all his best-known and beloved books. The Herb Kohl Reader is destined to become a major new resource for old fans and a new generation of teachers and parents. “Kohl has created his own brand of teaching . . . [He is] a remarkable teacher who discovered in his first teaching assignment that in education he could keep playing with toys, didn’t have to stop learning, and could use what he knew in the service of others.” —Lisa Delpit, The New York Times “An infinitely vulnerable and honest human being who has made it his vocation to peddle hope.” —Jonathan Kozol

The Ecological Heart Of Teaching

Author : Jackie Seidel
ISBN : 1433132354
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The Ecological Heart of Teaching is a collection of writings by teachers about their life in classrooms. It draws on ecological thinking, Buddhism, and hermeneutics to provide deeper, richer, and more abundant sources for teaching, thinking, and practice.

Quality Teaching

Author : Joelle Kristin Jay
ISBN : UCSC:32106016006410
Genre : Education
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Explores one of the most fundamental characteristics of accomplished practice: teachers' reflection.

Exploring The Moral Heart Of Teaching

Author : David T. Hansen
ISBN : 0807740934
Genre : Education
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This book presents a vision of why teaching is important in human life and why its rewards, to teachers, are so distinctive.

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