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Professional aspects of teaching and school administrators.

  • Teachers Then and Nowby Roben Alarcon

    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...

  • How to Form Networks for School Renewalby Lew Allen; Barbara Lunsford

    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...

  • Teacher Identity Discoursesby Janet Alsup

    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...

  • The Decline of the Guruby Philip G. Altbach

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 51.00

    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...

  • The Teacher's Voiceby Richard Altenbaugh

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Learning for Leadershipby Michelle Anderson; Christine Cawsey

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2008; US$ 34.95

    Learning for Leadership explores how school principals can initiate and maintain programs and practices to develop the leadership potential of teachers in their school. more...

  • Developing Professional Practice 14-19by Andy Armitage; Gina Donovan; Karen Flanagan; Sabrina Poma

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    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...

  • The Truth About Teachingby Coleen Armstrong

    Wiley 2009; US$ 18.95

    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...

  • The Creative Professionalby Kate Ashcroft; David James

    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...