The Skillful Teacher

On Technique, Trust, and Responsiveness in the Classroom

Author: Stephen D. Brookfield

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118450299

Category: Education

Page: 304

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Energize your classrooms with these key techniques for college teaching Students say the best teachers get them excited about learning, stretch their thinking, and keep them actively involved in class. But with increasingly diverse classrooms and constantly changing technology, each semester throws up new challenges for engaging students. Discover how to keep your teaching, and your students, energized with The Skillful Teacher, a practical guide to effective techniques, approaches, and methods for today's college classrooms. Providing insights, reflections, and advice from his four decades of college teaching, Stephen Brookfield now adapts his successful methods to teaching online, working with diverse student populations, and making classrooms truly inclusive. As well as being completely revised, updated, and rewritten, this edition adds six brand new chapters on: Teaching critical thinking Using play and creativity in the classroom Teaching in teams Helping students take responsibility for learning Teaching about racism Exercising teacher power responsibly Readers will delve into what learning feels like from a student's perspective, as well as absorb the wisdom of veteran college faculty with whom the author has worked. Themes from the bestselling previous editions remain, but are revisited and expanded with the perspective of an additional decade in the classroom. This authoritative guide is now even more comprehensive to better serve teachers looking to improve. Whether you are new to the classroom or are looking to rise to new challenges, The Skillful Teacher will provide answers, expand your repertoire of techniques, and invigorate your teaching and your classrooms.
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Exam Prep for: The Skillful Teacher

Author: David Mason

Publisher: Rico Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 800

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5,600 Exam Prep questions and answers. Ebooks, Textbooks, Courses, Books Simplified as questions and answers by Rico Publications. Very effective study tools especially when you only have a limited amount of time. They work with your textbook or without a textbook and can help you to review and learn essential terms, people, places, events, and key concepts.
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The skillful teacher

on technique, trust, and responsiveness in the classroom

Author: Stephen Brookfield

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 233

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Now in Paperback! "Insights and practical suggestions to college educators for whom teaching students is a major part of their professional responsibility.... [Brookfield] will become to the field of education what Peter Drucker has become to management: a scholar who educates and influences practitioners in the field through incisive and challenging writing." --Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education "Readable, innovative, and perceptive. . . . The final chapters on the political realities and phenomenological truths of college teaching alone are worth the price of the book, especially for prospective, new, or veteran college, adult, or continuing education teachers." --Choice Brookfield shows new and veteran teachers how to thrive on the unpredictability and diversity of classroom life. He draws from his own teaching experience and extensive research to identify critical areas in the teacher-learner relationship--such as building trust with students and overcoming resistance to learning.
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The New Teacher's Guide to Success

A Personalized Planning Guide for Beginning Teachers

Author: Mattew Haldeman

Publisher: Shell Education

ISBN: 9781425803193

Category: Education

Page: 104

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Be well prepared to achieve success in your first few years of teaching! This resource guide is perfect for all grades and contains a wealth of useful ideas and strategies plus decision checklists and planning guides. Presented in an easy-to-use format, you'll find answers to questions about classroom management, homework, communicating with parents, and more! 104pp.
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Teacher Evaluation that Works!!

The Educational, Legal, Public Relations [political] & Social-emotional [E.L.P.S.] Standards & Processes of Effective Supervision & Evaluation

Author: William B. Ribas

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 9780971508927

Category: Education

Page: 460

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Offers practical and effective methods for evaluating educators and provides districts with the tools to systematically and cost effectively assess and revise their supervision and evaluation programs.
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The Skillful Leader

Confronting Mediocre Teaching

Author: Alexander Dana Platt

Publisher: Research for Better Teaching

ISBN: 9781886822078

Category: Education

Page: 225

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The Skillful Inquiry/Data Team

Author: Nancy Love

Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing

ISBN: 1935609629

Category: Education

Page: 6

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Written by school data expert Nancy Love, this guide provides a proven-effective inquiry process and practical tools for grade level (elementary) or subject-area (middle and high school) teams of teachers to maximize their impact on student achievement by: * Building a strong foundation, including shared purpose, collaborative norms, and commitments to rigorous standards add to each student's learning * Identifying a common focus for improvement through analysis of state and local common assessments and student work * Verifying causes of student-learning problems through research, error-analysis, and data about practices and perceptions * Generating solutions by sharing successful teaching strategies and reteaching and extending learning based on students' needs * Ongoing monitoring of the team's impact on instruction and on student learning
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