The Student Teacher s Handbook

The Student Teacher s Handbook

The Student Teacher s Handbook

The Student Teacher's Handbook, Fourth Edition is a practical, user-friendly text that employs scientific research, sound advice, and student journal entries to encourage, sustain, and challenge the readers to function at their best during the crucial days of student teaching. Their needs--both professional and personal--during this stressful period guide the book's content. Student teachers' relationships--with students, cooperating teachers, and supervisors--are seen as being at the core of their teaching assignment. The authors draw on research in education and psychology that has practical application in the classroom and that helps student teachers cope with some of the tough problems connected with classroom management, including maintaining order and motivating students to learn. The book features: *practical, step-by-step assistance in helping student teachers make the most of their experience; *inclusion of the voices of many real student teachers who describe their difficulties and frustration--and how they overcome them; *in-depth discussion of the ways in which student teachers can make best use of cooperating teachers and university supervisors; *advice on making a smooth and successful transition from student teacher to teacher; and *attention to cutting-edge issues, such as multicultural education, effective use of technology, psychologically-appropriate methods of discipline, parent involvement in children's education, relevant education law, and other issues that challenge teachers at all levels. New in the fourth edition: *This popular text has been thoroughly updated and reorganized to eliminate repetition and make for a tighter narrative. *Increased attention has been given to the uses of technology in the classroom and to the pressures of school- or state-wide testing. *This edition includes additional journal entries from student teachers working at the middle and high school level, an expanded critical issues section, a refined description of problem-solving methods, and an updated discussion of multicultural education issues. This is an ideal text for the student teaching seminar at all levels of primary and secondary education, as well as a valuable resource for professors supervising student teachers and cooperating classroom teachers.

The Student Teacher s Handbook

The Student Teacher s Handbook

The Student Teacher s Handbook


The Student Teacher s Handbook

The Student Teacher s Handbook

The Student Teacher s Handbook

"The Student Teacher's Handbook, Fourth Edition" is a practical, user-friendly text that employs scientific research, sound advice, and student journal entries to encourage, sustain, and challenge the readers to function at their best during the crucial days of student teaching. Their needs--both professional and personal--during this stressful period guide the book's content. Student teachers' relationships--with students, cooperating teachers, and supervisors--are seen as being at the core of their teaching assignment. The authors draw on research in education and psychology that has "practical application in the classroom" and that helps student teachers cope with some of the tough problems connected with classroom management, including maintaining order and motivating students to learn. The book features: *practical, step-by-step assistance in helping student teachers make the most of their experience; *inclusion of the voices of many "real" student teachers who describe their difficulties and frustration--and how they overcome them; *in-depth discussion of the ways in which student teachers can make best use of cooperating teachers and university supervisors; *advice on making a smooth and successful transition from student teacher to teacher; and *attention to cutting-edge issues, such as multicultural education, effective use of technology, psychologically-appropriate methods of discipline, parent involvement in children's education, relevant education law, and other issues that challenge teachers at all levels. New in the fourth edition: *This popular text has been thoroughly updated and reorganized to eliminate repetition and make for a tighter narrative. *Increased attention has been given to the uses of technology in the classroom and to the pressures of school- or state-wide testing. *This edition includes additional journal entries from student teachers working at the middle and high school level, an expanded critical issues section, a refined description of problem-solving methods, and an updated discussion of multicultural education issues. This is an ideal text for the student teaching seminar at all levels of primary and secondary education, as well as a valuable resource for professors supervising student teachers and cooperating classroom teachers.

The Cooperating Teacher Handbook

The Cooperating Teacher Handbook

The Cooperating Teacher Handbook

Student teaching can be an overwhelming experience for both the student teacher and cooperating teacher. This Cooperating Handbook is designed to enable this experience to be a smooth one. The handbook is a guide for districts, schools, colleges of education to empower cooperating teachers to navigate the field experience with ease and confidence. It provides a step by step guide through the various stages of the student teaching experience. These include orienting the student teacher to the school, preparing the student teacher for the classroom, planning how to phase the student teacher into and out of lead teaching, providing feedback and writing letters of recommendation. Also provided is a list of web-based and other curriculum and management resources that might be helpful to the student teacher. The appendices section contains valuable checklists, sample schedules, and sample letters of recommendation that could be modified for your use. Each chapter has been simplified to make it easy to follow and implement.

The New Science Teacher s Handbook

The New Science Teacher s Handbook

The New Science Teacher s Handbook


Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher

Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher

Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher

This practical and essential resource guides preservice and beginning music teachers through the most difficult years of music teaching. Part One assists undergraduate music education students in navigating early observations; Part Two offers advice for music student teachers; and Part Three is an invaluable reference for the beginning music teacher. Nineteen real-life stories are interspersed throughout Handbook for the Beginning Music Teacher, and most include questions for discussion developed by the story authors. -- Publisher