Making Good Teaching Great
Everyday Strategies for Teaching With ImpactBook - 2012
& Francis Publishing
Every good teacher strives to be a great teacher - and this must-have book shows you how! It's filled with practical tips and strategies for connecting with your students in a meaningful and powerful way.
Learn how to improve student learning with easy-to-implement daily activities designed to integrate seamlessly into any day of the school year. This is a readable, hands-on guide for both new and seasoned teachers - complete with "20-Day Reality Checks" so you can reflect on your progress and identify areas for improvement.
Breaux, an author and speaker on education, and Whitaker (educational leadership, Indiana State U.) present new and experienced teachers with 180 easy-to-implement strategies for each day of the school year to improve teaching and learning. The strategies relate to making a first impression, classroom management, planning, mistakes, student surveys, heroes, behavior, goals, appearance, being positive, working with administrators, homework, stress, attitude, and dealing with students who struggle or lose control, among many others. Every 20 days they provide a short assessment for what has worked and why and what to carry forward into daily teaching. There is no index. Annotation Â©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)