Teaching From the Deep End (2nd ed.)

Succeeding With Today′s Classroom Challenges

Dominic V. Belmonte ,

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Teaching From the Deep End: Succeeding With Today′s Classroom Challenges

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"Belmonte reminds us that teaching is not always about what you teach, but how and why you teach."
—Katherine Hogan, Founding Lead Teacher
Social Justice High School, Chicago, IL

"This book is unique. The author invites potential and experienced teachers to think more deeply about numerous facets of teaching we encounter but seldom consider. I learned a lot!"
—Barrie Bennett, Professor of Education
OISE/University of Toronto

Establish a teaching philosophy of your own with these insightful principles!

The world needs its next generation of quality teachers. This reader-friendly and entertaining guide helps preservice and beginning teachers dive into the deep end of today′s classroom challenges not ordinarily covered in traditional teacher induction courses.

Combining theory with anecdotes from the author′s extensive teaching experiences, Teaching From the Deep End guides readers through the process of finding their own way as educators. Dominic Belmonte encourages teachers to reflect on why they chose teaching as a profession and prompts them to think, to question, to observe, and to anticipate as they develop their teaching philosophy. Revised throughout, this updated edition of the bestseller:

Includes suggestions for navigating school politicsOffers ways to survive a culture of "testmania"Provides recommendations for working with colleagues and parentsGives expanded job-seeking advice for new teachers
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