ERIC Number: ED479272
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Time-Saving Tips for Teachers. Second Edition.
Wachter, Joanne C.; Carhart, Clare
This book presents suggestions to help teachers save time without diminishing educational quality. The list of tips focus on: working smarter; communicating effectively; managing materials; planning the week ahead; assessing students' work and keeping track of progress; learning to say no; handling printed mail; handling e-mail; using the Internet to save time; saving minutes; handling student absences; working with substitutes; working with volunteers; making the most of meetings; creating a filing system that saves time; using Personal Digital Assistants; avoiding and managing distractions; coping with the parts of the job one hates; keeping up with professional reading; treating oneself as a professional; resumes/portfolios; creating a pleasant work atmosphere; and discussing schoolwide commitments. A group of 63 reproducible forms is included (e.g., student information sheet, event invitation letter, notes to parents, shopping list, grade sheet, student pass, thinking sheet, story planner, nonfiction planner, parent volunteer form, and directions for book binding). (SM)
Descriptors: Attendance, Classroom Techniques, Computer Uses in Education, Efficiency, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Filing, Internet, Planning, Portfolios (Background Materials), Resumes (Personal), Scheduling, Self Management, Substitute Teachers, Teaching Conditions, Time Factors (Learning), Time Management, Volunteers
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (paperbound: ISBN-0-7619-3915-6, $27.95; hardbound: ISBN-0-7619-3914-8, $61.95). Tel: 800-818-7243 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-417-2466 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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