ERIC Number: ED440101
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Teaching from the Heart: Reflections, Encouragement, and Inspiration.
Draper, Sharon M.
This book offers inspiration and encouragement to any person who may have lost sight of the rewards of teaching from a teacher who was the 1997 Teacher of the Year. It features essays, conversations, and poems that can provide a boost when teachers need one. The chapters are: "First Days--My First Days of School, as a Student Teacher, as a Teacher"; "Dear Friend: A Letter to Prospective Teachers"; "Help!: I'm Going to be a Student Teacher!"; "A Guide for Student Teachers: An Honest Translation of the Language in Your Assessment Package"; "The Story of a School Year: The Cycle of Life"; "Advice to a First-Year Teacher: 'They're All LOOKING at Me'"; "Candles: Light Your Candles and Let Them Shine"; "Involvement with Students: Romeo and Juliet"; "There's No Such Thing as 'Just a Teacher!'"; "One Class: Thirty Reasons Why You Teach"; "Power: The Power to Dream"; "Butterflies and Possibilities: The Story of Tony"; "The Needs of Children: 'A Wide Sea and a Small Boat'"; "The Gift of Time: Of Heroes and Hopes"; "Renewal: Not Quite Burned Out, but Crispy Around the Edges"; "Technology: 'I Touch the Future; I Teach'"; "The Table in the Teachers' Lounge: A Monument to All of Us"; "Professionalism in Teaching: Formal Notes and Informal Memories on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards"; "Teaching and Writing: The 'Draper Paper' and Beyond"; "National Teacher of the Year: So Proud To Be a Teacher"; "World Teaching: From Moscow to Ethiopia"; and "The Touch of a Teacher: We Make a Difference." (SM)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Needs, Student Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Burnout, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching (Occupation)
Heinemann, 88 Post Road West, P.O. Box 5007, Westport, CT 06881 ($14.95). Tel: 800-793-2154 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.heinemann.com.
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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