ERIC Number: ED469000
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Teaching Is an Art: An A-Z Handbook for Successful Teaching in Middle Schools and High Schools.
This book provides teachers with practical information for managing their work both in and out of the classroom. Highlights include advice on more than 80 subjects, book suggestions and games for the classroom, suggestions to help veteran teachers stay motivated and avoid burnout, and tips for new teachers on the first day and first week of school and gaining students' respect. Some of the 82 topics addressed are, back to school night; class management; computers; cooperative learning; discipline; games; getting along; grades; homework; jobs in the classroom; learning is a process; making oneself accessible; media; mentoring; mistakes; modeling; movies about teachers; new students; new teacher; nonverbal communication; organizing for success; parents; portfolios; power in the classroom; principals; principles; recognizing students; respect; school reform; special education; substitute teachers; talking to parents; talking to students; teacher evaluation; textbooks; units of study; videos in the classroom; reasons to teach and not to teach; and zeal. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Beginning Teachers, Cheating, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum, Discipline, Educational Change, Grading, High Schools, Homework, Interpersonal Communication, Lesson Plans, Mentors, Middle School Teachers, Middle Schools, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Portfolio Assessment, Secondary School Teachers, Special Education, Student Participation, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Skills, Team Teaching, Textbooks, Videotape Recordings
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (paperbound: ISBN-0-7619-4519-9, $29.95; hardbound: ISBN-0-7619-4518-0, $65.95). Tel: 805-499-9774; Tel: 800-818-7243 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-417-2466; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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