Classroom Confidential: The 12 Secrets Of Great Teachers by Laurel SchmidtClassroom Confidential: The 12 Secrets Of Great Teachers by Laurel Schmidt

Classroom Confidential: The 12 Secrets Of Great Teachers

byLaurel Schmidt

Paperback | August 15, 2004

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Laurel Schmidt's gone on assignment, interviewing master educators, observing their classrooms, and uncovering the twelve secrets that all stand-out teachers share. The result, Classroom Confidential, is the ultimate paperback mentor for novices and veterans alike, an across-the-curriculum guidebook with the scoop on how best practices can make you a great teacher.


Brimming with practical instructional strategies, tips on classroom management, and hundreds of leads on teaching resources, all in a read-it-today-do-it-tomorrow format, Classroom Confidential dishes the goods on every aspect of successful teaching

Title:Classroom Confidential: The 12 Secrets Of Great TeachersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.7 inPublished:August 15, 2004Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0325006601

ISBN - 13:9780325006604


Table of Contents

Secret #1: Great Teachers Are Equal Opportunists
Capitalizing on How Kids Learn
Secret #2: Great Teachers Are Power Brokers
Building a Culture of Eptness
Secret #3: Great Teachers Are Ringmasters
Nurturing Free-Range Students in a High-Stakes World
Secret #4: Great Teachers Are Curiosity Seekers
Fostering Success in Multicultural Classrooms
Secret #5: Great Teachers Don't Take No (or Yes) for an Answer
Teaching by Asking Instead of Telling
Secret #6: Great Teachers Know a Hemingway When They See One
Getting to the Heart of Writing
Secret #7: Great Teachers Are Escape Artists
Exploring the World Beyond
Secret #8: Great Teachers Are Gossipmongers
Putting the Social Back in Social Studies
Secret #9: Great Teachers Are Drama Queens
Using the Arts as a Second Language
Secret #10: Great Teachers Are Insurrectionists
Learning Through Social Action
Secret #11: Great Teachers Speak in Tongues
Mastering Communication in the Information Age
Secret #12: Great Teachers Are Lifelong Learners
Reaching, Recharging, and Moving On