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Quick Answers for Busy Teachers: Solutions to 60 Common Challenges
Annette Breaux , Todd Whitaker

ANNETTE BREAUX is an internationally known author, consultant, and speaker. Her previous books include 101 Answers for New Teache... Lire la suite
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Auteur

ANNETTE BREAUX is an internationally known author, consultant, and speaker. Her previous books include 101 Answers for New Teachers and Their Mentors and The Ten-Minute Inservice. She has coauthored books with both Harry Wong and Todd Whitaker.

TODD WHITAKER, PHD, is professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University. A leading presenter in the field of education, he has devoted his career to researching effective teachers and principals. He is the author of What Great Teachers Do Differently and The Ten-Minute Inservice.



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All teachers face common classroom challenges. But the best teachers handle these challenges much differently than most. Effective teachers are those who have developed systems for dealing with common hurdles--how to work with underperforming students, how to defuse an angry parent, how to recover when you make a mistake with a student or administrator--in a way that improves student achievement and behavior, and minimizes stress for the teacher. Annette Breaux has devoted her career to studying highly effective educators. In this practical, accessibly written book she shares those secrets--tips, suggestions, and systems developed by the most successful classroom teachers. The book helps struggling educators address a wide variety of common challenges, such as: You've lost control of a classroomOne student is pushing your buttonsYou've embarrassed a student in front of his peersA student refuses to tell you what's bothering himA parent accuses you of being against his childMany students performed poorly on a testYou're not able to keep your students on taskYou're struggling with a lack of resourcesYou're afraid to speak your mind at faculty meetingsYour personal life is affecting your teachingYou've begun to dislike your job"Quick Answers for Busy Teachers" provides concise, actionable solutions for these common problems and helps teachers to enjoy this richly rewarding profession.



Résumé
Deftly handle the sixty most common problems classroom teachers face Quick Answers for Busy Teachers presents some of the most common challenges teachers encounter in the classroom, and provides expert help toward solving those problems.

Contenu

About the Authors Preface How to Use This Book PART ONE: CHALLENGES WITH STUDENTS 1. The Class Clown Is Not Humoring You 2. A Student Is Refusing to Do Work 3. Several Students Dislike You 4. You Embarrassed a Student in front of His Peers 5. Students Who Don't Behave in Your Class Are Behaving for Another Teacher 6. You're Not Sure If a Behavior Consequence Was Appropriate 7. You're Unsure When to Refer a Student to the Office 8. A Student Is Disrespectful to You in front of the Class 9. Some Students Are Afraid to Make Mistakes 10. A Student Is Sleeping in Your Class 11. You Lost Your Temper with Your Students 12. You Feel That Several of Your Students Are Lazy 13. You Ask a Student to Step Outside and He Refuses 14. Students Don't Bring Necessary Supplies to Your Class 15. Some Students Are Easier to Like Than Others 16. A Student Is Prone to Angry Outbursts 17. It's Difficult to Stay Motivated When the Students Aren't Motivated PART TWO: CHALLENGES WITH ADULTS 18. Some of Your Coworkers Are Negative 19. You Experience a Lack of Parental Interest 20. You Disagree with Your Administrator 21. You Want to Fit in with the Faculty 22. A Coworker Says Something Negative about You 23. Your Principal Gives You a Negative Evaluation 24. A Parent Will Not Return Your Call 25. You're Afraid to Speak Your Mind in a Faculty Meeting PART THREE: CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES 26. You're Struggling to Get Organized 27. Your Content Knowledge Is Solid, but Your Management Skills Are Lacking 28. Students Enter Your Class and Immediately Begin Talking 29. You Have a Chronic Talker in Your Class 30. Your Students Misbehaved with the Substitute Teacher 31. A Particular Student Is Pushing Your Buttons 32. Students Have a Problem with "Telling on Others" 33. A Student Brings an Issue from "Outside" into the Classroom 34. Classroom Discussions Go off in a Different Direction 35. Your Classroom Needs a Makeover, But You're Just Not a Decorator PART FOUR: INSTRUCTIONAL CHALLENGES 36. You Tend to Teach the Way You Were Taught 37. You're Overwhelmed by New Technology 38. Many Students Performed Poorly on a Test 39. You're Confused about Assigning Homework 40. You're Unsure about How to Write a Good Test 41. You Teach Many Students at Many Different Levels 42. Your Students Don't Stay on Task for Long Periods of Time 43. Your Students Don't Participate in Class Discussions 44. You're Unsure about Rewarding Your Students 45. When Being Observed, You Call on Students Who Know the Answers 46. A Student Asks a Question and You Do Not Know the Answer 47. After the Test, the Students Forget What You Have Taught 48. You Like a Quiet Classroom 49. You Question Whether You Should Have to Write Lesson Plans 50. You Need Creative Ideas PART FIVE: PROFESSIONAL CHALLENGES 51. Another New Program Comes Along 52. The Person Awarded "Teacher of the Year" Does Not Deserve It! 53. Your Professional Life Is Affecting Your Personal Life 54. Your Personal Life Is Affecting Your Teaching 55. You Don't Have Time for All the After-School Functions 56. Planning Period Has Become Griping Period 57. You Are Asked to Take on All the Troubled Students 58. You're Afraid of Social Media 59. You Want to Be More Positive, but It's Difficult 60. You Can't Keep up with Education's Buzzwords and Jargon A Final Word Index

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Titre: Quick Answers for Busy Teachers: Solutions to 60 Common Challenges
Sous-titre: Solutions to 60 Common Challenges
Auteur: Annette Breaux Todd Whitaker
Code EAN: 9781118920626
ISBN: 978-1-118-92062-6
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Jossey Bass
Genre: Pédagogie
nombre de pages: 272
Poids: 396g
Taille: H233mm x B174mm x T22mm
Année: 2015

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