What Every Teacher Should Know About: Professionalism in Teaching

Paperback | May 8, 2008

byBeth Hurst, Ginny Reding

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This book is designed to provide new teachers with practical, 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.

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This book is designed to provide new teachers with practical, 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.

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This book is designed to provide new teachers with practical, 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.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.5 inPublished:May 8, 2008Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0137149425

ISBN - 13:9780137149421

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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