The following articles are included in this publication on beginning teacher induction: (1) "The Teacher Induction Process: Preserving the Old and Welcoming the New. An Introduction" (Judy Reinhartz); (2) "A Synthesis of Research on Teacher Induction Programs and Practices" (Leslie Huling-Austin); (3) "School-Building-Level Variables and the Induction of New Teachers" (James D. Greenberg and Maurice C. Erly); (4) "Characteristics of Beginning Teachers in an Induction Context" (Sandra J. Odell); (5) "Providing Effective Induction Program Support Teachers: It's Not as Easy as It Looks" (Louise Bay Waters and Victoria L. Bernhardt); (6) "Independent Action: Case Studies of Its Role in Beginning Teachers' Induction (Carol P. Etheridge); (7) "Multiple Support: A Promising Strategy for Effective Teacher Induction" (Marvin A. Henry); (8) "Beginning Teachers: Sink or Swim?" (Leonard J. Varah, and others); and (9) "The Effects of a Planned Induction Program on First-Year Teachers: A Research Report" (Alvah M. Kilgore and Julie A. Kozisek). "Teacher Induction: An Annotated Bibliography" (John M. Johnston) is appended. (JD)
High-Performance Mentoring Facilitator's Guide: A Multimedia Program for Training Mentor Teachers
More and more teachers are facilitating workshops and planning presentations for their colleagues. Not only are school districts calling upon teachers to provide valuable ideas for staff development, but teachers themselves are becoming more active in sharing and working with others.Sharing Your Good Ideas describes presentation and workshop ideas and strategies designed to help today's educators organize and conduct effective presentations for other teaching adults. It is written for those with little or no experience in workshop facilitation, but even the most experienced presenter will find the ideas valuable. Full of common sense advice and strategies that are practical, useful, and effective, the book provides teachers with presentation guidelines and materials based upon adult education and learning principles.
This Is Not A Test: A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education
José Vilson writes about race, class, and education through stories from the classroom and researched essays. His rise from rookie math teacher to prominent teacher leader takes a twist when he takes on education reform through his now-blocked eponymous blog, TheJoseVilson.com. He calls for the reclaiming of the education profession while seeking social justice. José Vilson is a middle school math educator for in the Inwood/Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. He writes for Edutopia, GOOD, and TransformED / Future of Teaching, and his work has appeared in Education Week, CNN.com, Huffington Post, and El Diario / La Prensa.
This bestselling guide to urban teaching has been updated and revised to reflect today's challenges, including testing pressures, inclusive classrooms, and helping second language learners. Lois Weiner, a highly regarded teacher with years of experience supervising new teachers in urban and suburban schools, provides invaluable "insider" recommendations for thriving in culturally diverse classrooms and coping with school realities ranging from overcrowded classes and a lack of appropriate materials to frustrating bureaucracy and school violence. This guide is an invaluable resource for teacher educators and essential reading for teachers at all grade levels.
The First Days Of School: How To Be An Effective Teacher
Over 3 million copies have been sold of the preeminent book on classroom management and teaching for lesson achievement. The book walks a teacher, either novice or veteran, through the most effective ways to begin a school year and continue to become an effective teacher. This is the most basic book on how to teach. Every teacher and administrator needs to have a copy. The book is used in thousands of school districts, in over 65 countries, and in over 1000 college classrooms. It works and it s inspiring. Included in this 3rd edition is a free 38 minute Enhanced CD, Never Cease to Learn. This bonus CD features Harry Wong with a special introduction by Rosemary Wong. The motivational message delivered is one all educators must hear and see.