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ERIC Number: ED414269
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Oct
Pages: 84
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8039-6685-7
Becoming a Star Teacher. Practical Strategies and Inspiration for K-6 Teachers.
Hart, Patricia M.; Rowley, James B.
This workbook, which accompanies eight audio cassettes, offers strategic advice and inspiration to support beginning elementary teachers. Information comes from roundtable discussions with four experienced teachers. Chapter 1 "Teacher as Decision Maker" discusses the decision making process, how to correct decisions, and when to seek wise counsel. Chapter 2 "Teacher as Community Builder" deals with the school community, student expectations, and the ideal classroom community. Chapter 3 "Teacher as Manager" examines classroom management techniques, problems and successes in classroom management, how to reach every student, and documentation. Chapter 4 "Teacher as Curriculum Developer" presents the Curriculum Development Inventory, inventory results, a motivation to learn worksheet, a lesson planning survey, and a sample planning format. Chapter 5 "Teacher as Counselor" discusses warning signs of problems, learning through observation, and what to do after identifying problem behavior. Chapter 6 "Teacher as Evaluator" discusses viewing each student holistically, planning the evaluation, and conferencing with families. Chapter 7 "Teacher as Diversity Specialist" presents such diversity activities as a student gifts list, a self-evaluation sheet, celebrating diversity information, and a worksheet. Chapter 8 "The Joys of Teaching" presents worksheets on remembering best teachers, secrets of success, summer self-renewal contracts, and a year in review. Each chapter ends with advice from the four veteran teachers and contains a list of references. (SM)
Corwin Press, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-0871 (Workbook only: ISBN-0-8039-6685-7, $19.95; Package: ISBN-0-8039-6684-9, $99.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Eight audio cassettes accompany workbook not available from EDRS.