ERIC Number: ED467788
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Best of Teacher-to-Teacher: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide. NEA Teacher-to-Teacher Books.
National Education Association, Washington, DC.
In this book, beginning teachers from around the country share their favorite chapters from the National Education Association's "Teacher-to-Teacher" books. Each story illustrates step-by-step how teachers tackle a specific restructuring challenge, describing what worked and what did not work in the process. Each chapter includes diagrams, checklists, or tables to use in efforts to develop, facilitate, or improve similar programs. The nine stories are: "Having a Great Day at Chickasha" (Jane Dabney, Sharon Wilson, Rita Cavin, and Vickie Holloway); "Engaging Hard-to-Reach Parents" (Theresa Abernethy and Laura Lavin); "Creating Critical Thinkers" (Eileen Moreno); "Community Treasure Hunt" (Joan Reid); "Weathering Multiple Intelligences" (Barbara Kendall and Shirley Harless); "Wired for Better Writing" (Beth Christensen); "Using the Present to Teach the Past" (Carol Steele); and "Sharing the Wealth" (Ellie Hanlon, Jennifer Curtis, and Lori Goodine). Selected resources, (books, videos, Web sites, journals/magazines, and organizations) are listed. (SM)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Community Involvement, Computer Uses in Education, Critical Thinking, Discipline, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Mentors, Multiple Intelligences, Older Adults, Oral History, Outreach Programs, Parent School Relationship, Teacher Collaboration, Thinking Skills, World Wide Web, Writing Skills
National Education Association Professional Library Distribution Center, P.O. Box 2035, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-2035. Tel: 800-229-4200 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.nea.org/books.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.