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  • Reconceptualizing Teaching Practiceby Mary Lynn Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 60.95

    Over the past ten years there has been increased interest in research on various aspects of teacher education, ranging from the preparation of teachers to continuing professional development. The increase of interest in how teachers become competent in very complex social settings is a result of a general recognition by researchers and policy makers... more...

  • Expert Resumes for Teachers and Educatorsby Wendy S Enelow; Louise Kursmark

    JIST Publishing 2005; US$ 16.95

    This new edition includes all new and updated resumes, plus a diverse set of samples for all the top education and training jobs, including pre-K to high school teachers, special education teachers, librarians and media directors, coaches/physical education teachers, principals, superintendents, training professionals, education majors, and postsecondary... more...

  • Quality In Teachingby Wilfred Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    offering a critique of the current educational rhetoric and by providing arguments for reviving the moral and social dimensions of teaching, this book aims to offer teachers and teacher educators the means to advance The Notion Of "Teaching Quality". more...

  • Modern Times?by Martin Lawn

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 68.95

    This is an account of modern since the 1930s teaching. The book examines changes in teaching, past policy, and new policies introduced since the 1988 Education Act. In the context of market-led education replacing a public education system, the book looks at the impact of: the end of collective bargaining; the beginning of performance-related pay;... more...

  • Inside Secrets to Finding a Teaching Jobby Clyde Bryan; Jack Warner

    JIST Publishing 2006; US$ 12.95

    A crisis has developed in the world of teaching: There is a dire shortage of teacher candidates in our country. According to a report released by the National Education Association (NEA), the United States has approximately 3 million classroom teachers. However, more than 2 million new teachers will be needed in the coming years, and not that many... more...

  • The Practice-Based Educatorby Vinette Cross; Lynne Caladine; Jane Morris; Ros Hilton; Helen Bristow; Ann Moore

    Wiley 2006; US$ 81.99

    Designed for all those involved in education within the practice-based setting, this book encourages the reader to become involved in their own personal development as a practice-based educator through reflection on their own practice. The reader is encouraged to generate and organise evidence of their own Continuing Professional Development (CPD)... more...

  • Exiles from Edenby Mark R. Schwehn

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 34.99

    This essay argues that Max Weber and his contemporaries led higher education astray by stressing research - the making and transmitting of knowledge - at the expense of teaching moral character. The author calls instead for an education "spiritually grounded in and for thoughtfulness". more...

  • How to Help Beginning Teachers Succeed, 2nd Editionby Stephen P. Gordon; Susan Maxey

    ASCD 1991; US$ 13.95

    Nearly half of the beginning teachers in the United States drop out of teaching within the first seven years. Understanding why those teachers leave and identifying the needs of new teachers are key to addressing the attrition rates of a school?s staff and those of educators across the United States. more...

  • Teacher-Centered Professional Developmentby Gabriel Diaz-Maggioli

    ASCD 2004; US$ 25.95

    This book provides teachers with researchbased suggestions for designing and implementing collaborative professional development strategies in schools. more...

  • The Essential Career Guide to Becoming a Middle and High School Teacherby Robert W. Maloy; Irving Seidman

    Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 97.00

    A step-by-step guide to preparation, certification, and employment as a middle or high school teacher. The authors provide guidance on issues including: making the decision to teach; assessing the differences between middle and high schools; and understanding alternative pathways to certification. more...