From best-selling author, Ellen Kronowitz comes the highly anticipated second edition of the The Teacher’s Guide to Success. Lauded as a blueprint for effective teaching and brimming with thoughtful and realistic advice, the new edition provides new teachers with a proven and practical approach to teaching through tried and true experience-based suggestions and research-based strategies.
Organized into eight topical units that address the everyday needs, concerns, and realities of today’s educators, teachers are guided from the very first day to the end of the school year. From organizing the physical classroom to mapping out a differentiated curriculum, the challenges of teaching are identified and streamlined. The companion website is packed with engaging examples from real live classrooms, advice from leading authorities in education, and helpful additional resources for your first year teaching. A resource you will never want to leave at home, this book reveals the ins and outs of teaching effectively in today’s classrooms.
Why mentors, induction coordinators and directors of human resources will love The Teacher’s Guide to Success for new teachers!
- With an authority gleaned from her years of classroom teaching experience and working with future teachers at California State University, San Bernardino, Dr. Kronowitz writes in a style that leaves all teachers feeling as though she is in the classroom with them.
- Checklists summarize key points and provide beginning and experienced teachers with a ready-made list of reminders that will help make their teaching days efficient and effective.
- “Teacher Talks…” and “Student Says…” features illuminate the content with anecdotes or guidance from current teachers and student perspectives throughout.
- “Classroom Artifacts” features provide sample lessons that incorporate concepts and techniques presented in the book.
- “Apply It!” features encourage readers to apply and adapt concepts and strategies to their own situations.
- “Myth Buster!” features take common perceptions and misconceptions about teaching, and explore their realities.
- A robust Companion Website introduces the reader to the author and her philosophy of education, and provides teachers with over 60 video clips and additional resources that will assist them in the classroom and with their professional development
What Educators Are Saying
“The key strengths of this project are its comprehensiveness and the integration of ideas borne from research into ideas about practice. I found this book to be a very thorough introduction to the entire first year of teaching and beyond…”
--Kristal Curry, Indiana University: Bloomington
“The author’s experience and knowledge comes through on every page.”
--Denise M. Rea, Fresno Pacific University
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