What Every Teacher Should Know About: Professionalism in Teaching (2e) : 9780137149421

What Every Teacher Should Know About: Professionalism in Teaching (2e)

Hurst & Reding
 
Edition
 
2
ISBN
 
9780137149421
ISBN 10
 
0137149425
Published
 
08/05/2008
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
128
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$17.99
 
 
 
Description

A companion to textbooks in general education.

This book is designed to provide new teachers with practical, yet theory-based, approaches to becoming professional, confident, and skilled classroom instructors, with emphasis on the social and communication skills needed to deal appropriately with students, parents, colleagues, administrators, and the public.

Table of contents

PART I  PROFESSIONALISM AT ITS BEST

  • Professionalism Defined
  • Becoming a Professional
  • Professional Classroom Environment
  • Reflective Decision Making
  • Mentoring
  • Accountability
  • Technology
  • Effective Social Skills
  • Faux Pas
  • Professional Attire
  • Attendance
  • Developing Confidence

PART II  COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY

  • Standard English Usage
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Listening Skills
  • Telephone Etiquette
  • Telephone Tips
  • Written Communication
  • Newsletters
  • Importance of Proofreading
  • Spelling Errors
  • Email

PART III  BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Teacher to Teacher
  • Managing School Politics Effectively
  • Being a Team Player
  • Supporting Your Colleagues
  • Teacher to Student
  • Students Are Your Focus
  • Teachers As Role Models
  • Student Conferences
  • Earning Respect
  • Being Fair

PART IV  PRACTICING PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • School Responsibilities
  • Committee Work
  • After School Functions
  • When to Say Yes and When to Say No
  • Professional Development
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Contributing to the Community of Learners
  • Inservice Workshops
  • Professional Organizations and Conferences
  • Graduate Courses
  • Teacher Study Groups and Support Groups
  • Professional Development Plans
  • Professional Teaching Portfolios

PART V  ADVICE FROM PROFESSIONALS

SUMMARY: KEYS TO BEING A PROFESSIONAL

APPENDIX

INTERNET RESOURCES

REFERENCES

FURTHER READINGS

INDEX

Features & benefits
  • NEW!  Updated "Advice from Professionals" feature.
  • NEW!  Quotes from teachers interspersed throughout the text.
  • NEW!  Updated citations from the literature.
  • NEW!  Updated information on professional development.
  • NEW!  Updated Internet links to websites-Including professional education organizations, teacher accreditation, accountability, and standards, and teacher recruitment.
  • NEW!  Updated appendices.