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- Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99
The first teachers in the United States were students who did well in school and were hired to teach other students. Today, teachers must have college degrees to teach. Schools today are larger than those in the past and often have several separate classes at the same grade level. more...
- ASCD 1995; US$ 8.95
This book offers practical guidelines and suggestions on how to establish, maintain, and evaluate a unique type of network, one that is driven by teams of school-based practitioners. Such a network is created and governed by practitioners who decide what services they want, modify the services to meet changing needs, and play key roles in the network... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95
In this book, Janet Alsup reports and theorizes a multi-layered study of teacher identity development. The study, which followed six pre-service English education students, was designed to investigate her hypothesis that forming (or failing to form) a professional identity is central in the process of becoming an effective teacher. This work addresses... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 37.63
Education for democratic citizenship encompasses cognitive as well as moral characteristics. The responsibility for cultivating these democratic virtues is placed upon the shoulders of educators who are required to create and encourage democratic social life. These characteristics are constantly challenged in present society, in which subject-matter... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 53.00
The academic profession faces new challenges everywhere. The pressures of mass higher education, accountability, fiscal constraints, distance education and the new technologies, and changing attitudes concerning academic work have combined to place unprecedented strains on the professoriate. There is no country that has avoided these challenges, although... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
The Developing Professional Practice series provides a thoroughly comprehensive and cutting edge guide to developing the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding for teaching within the 0-7, 7-14 or 14-19 age ranges. Each of the three titles offers a genuinely accessible and engaging introduction to a wide range of professional... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 18.95 US$ 16.50
A beautiful gift book that offers encouragement, comfort, and inspiration for new (and veteran) teachers This beautifully designed book is a celebration of the joys and challenges of the teaching life. Author and veteran educator Coleen Armstrong is a wise, witty, and caring mentor. Her words of encouragement will resonate with new teachers, with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 56.95
This volume looks at the role of the teacher in the classroom, the dilemmas they face, what it means to be a professional in this context and the wider professional role of the teacher in secondary schools and colleges. Case studies are used to introduce the main context, linked to enquiry tasks which address: meanings of professionalism and their... more...