Handbook for Qualities of Effective Teachers.
James H. Stronge, et al.
1703 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311-1714
1416600108 $29.95 1-800-933-2723
Intended as a companion guide to "Qualities of Effective Teachers", Handbook For Qualities Of Effective Teachers by co-authors James H. Stronge, Pamela D. Tucker, and Jennifer L. Hindman is a resource that offers a wealth of strategies to examine the practice of teaching, aid teachers in improving their skills, and create an environment that fosters good teaching and learning. Filled with sample or reproducible resources for analyzing, understanding, and improving teaching specifications, including tables to record overall time use in classrooms, student discussion charts that reveal at a glance how students tend to participate, benchmark charts and more, Handbook For Qualities Of Effective Teachers emphasizes not only gathering raw data on how students are doing but also how to interpret that data to formulate more effective teaching plans. Chapters discuss how to support new teachers, identify specific teacher needs, coach promising teachers and much more. An excellent supplementary resource for anyone responsible with overseeing teachers, as well as for any teacher determined to improve the quality of their own performance. Also highly recommended is the resource companion, "Qualities of Effective Teachers".
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|Date:||Feb 1, 2005|
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