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ERIC Number: ED507464
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 160
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5966-7109-6
How the Best Teachers Avoid the 20 Most Common Teaching Mistakes
Breaux, Elizabeth
Eye on Education
For new teachers and veterans, mentors, instructional coaches, and staff developers, this book shows you how the best teachers avoid and correct the 20 most common teaching mistakes. Clear, direct, and passionate, this book provides tools to help you take charge of your classroom, yourself, your students' educations, and to become the best teacher you can possibly be! Contents include: (1) Foreword; (2) Introduction; (3) Mistake 1: Assuming Students Already Know; (4) Mistake 2: Attempting to Control; (5) Mistake 3: Engaging in Power Struggles; (6) Mistake 4: Taking Students Behavior Personally; (7) Mistake 5: Foregoing the Real-Life Connection; (8) Mistake 6: Teaching to the Whole; (9) Mistake 7: Allowing for Unstructured Time; (10) Mistake 8: Failing to Organize; (11) Mistake 9: Being Unprofessional; (12) Mistake 10: Lowering Expectations; (13) Mistake 11: Treating Students Unfairly; (14) Mistake 12: Neglecting Priorities; (15) Mistake 13: Being Inconsistent; (16) Mistake 14: Planning Haphazardly; (17) Mistake 15: Misusing the Administration; (18) Mistake 16: Delaying Feedback; (19) Mistake 17: Discouraging Participation; (20) Mistake 18: Sacrificing the Parent-Teacher Alliance; (21) Mistake 19: Believing the Facade; and (22) Mistake 20: Refusing to Acknowledge Mistakes.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A