ERIC Number: ED470736
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
New Teachers Handbook: What Every Teacher Needs To Know about Classroom Management, Lesson Plans, Curriculum, Teaching Strategies, Assessment, Parent & Family Involvement, Valuable Resources, and More. For Teachers--By Teachers.
Meyers, Ellen, Ed.
This book contains suggestions from 45 educators on what every teacher should know. It includes: "From Start to Finish: A Strategic Plan" (e.g., recognizing problems, strategic planning, planning lessons, and managing time); "Classroom Management" (e.g., designing a creative learning environment, empowering students, maintaining discipline, and grouping options); "10 Insights into Developing a Productive Career in Education" (Wayne Carlson); "Aligning Standards, Curriculum, and Assessment" (e.g., write-to-learn math projects, teaching the writing process, portfolios, and self-assessment); "The Multiple Intelligences Classroom: Matching Your Teaching Methods with How Students Learn" (e.g., adapting Howard Gardner's theory to an authentic classroom); "Families as Partners" (e.g., opening the doors to the classroom, working with families for literacy, parent conferences, and encouraging ongoing communication for mutual support); "Becoming a Professional" (e.g., finding a mentor, becoming a change agent, and collaborating with colleagues); "Resources" (Jean Gibran); and "On Foolish Dreams and Teaching Kids" (Cynthia Carbone Ward). (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Beginning Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Family School Relationship, Lesson Plans, Multiple Intelligences, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Planning, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Philip Morris Inc., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: IMPACT II--The Teachers Network, New York, NY.