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- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
At the age of twenty-two, Dan Brown came to P.S. 85 as an eager, fresh-faced teacher. He was even as-signed his own class: 4-217. Unbeknownst to him, 4-217 was the designated ?dumping ground? for all fourth-grade problem cases, and his students would prove to be more challenging than he could have ever anticipated. Intent on being a caring, dedicated... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 14.95
The Emergency Teacher is Christina Asquith?s moving firsthand account of her year spent teaching in one of Philadelphia?s worst schools. Told with striking humor and honesty, her story begins when the School District of Philadelphia, faced with 1,500 teacherless classrooms, instituted a policy of hiring “emergency certified? teachers to fill the... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
This edition is a concise yet complete guide for novice teachers, covering all the essentials for getting off to a good start. With new tips for everything from establishing an ideal classroom environment to making it through teacher evaluations, this revised edition of The New Teacher Toolbox helps you plan ahead with confidence, keep your... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
Elementary school provides foundational development and education for students, and there is much that a new teacher must consider when taking on the responsibility of shaping young minds. In The New Elementary Teacher?s Handbook , veteran educators give first-year teachers a multitude of classroom-tested strategies for those critical first days... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 32.99
Based on a qualitative research study of gay and lesbian teachers, Unmasking Identities explores how gay and lesbian teachers bring together their identities in a climate where the two have historically been pitted against each other. more...
- ASCD 2013; US$ 27.99
In Teacher Evaluation That Makes a Difference, Robert J. Marzano and Michael D. Toth introduce a new model of teacher evaluation that takes into account multiple data-rich measures of teacher performance and student growth to ensure fair, meaningful, and reliable evaluations for all teachers. more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 14.99
In this book some of the brightest minds in education research have studied pressing questions about teacher quality and practices, reviewed thousands of education studies, examined state test scores, explored education theories, and then affirmed that we know what works. We must now ensure that the system provides the best possible education for kids. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
Following the recent major school reform of Race to the Top, schools, teachers, and students are increasingly evaluated through high-stakes achievement test scores. In six concise chapters, Teacher and Student Evaluation explores the historical rise and modern landscape of accountability in American education, and the current models of teacher evaluation.... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2012; US$ 14.99
John Chubb shows how we can raise student achievement to levels comparable to those of the best nations in the world through a radically new strategy for raising teacher quality. He asserts that we must attract and retain much higher caliber individuals in teaching, which we can accomplish by reducing the size and increasing the compensation of the... more...