Tag Archives: Teachers

Three Scenarios for Teacher Evaluation

There are many, many different approaches for teacher evaluation, but it’s difficult to know which one will be right for you and your school. This excerpt from Everyone at the Table: Engaging Teachers in Evaluation Reform takes an in-depth look … Read more.

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Extend Professional Development by Engaging in Book Clubs

Book clubs aren’t only for casual reading between family, friends, and neighbors.  Through a book club aimed at professional development, educational professionals can work together to gain a deeper understanding of the most current writing on K-12 education. To get … Read more.

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Organized!

Looks like we are all still here! The world did not end in 2012, which means you still need to file that large stack of papers on your desk. Maybe you need a bit of guidance to jump-start your new … Read more.

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Starting the New School Year Right: Grabbing Your Students By Their Brains

Starting the New School Year Right: Grabbing Your Students By Their Brains By LouAnne Johnson Grab Your Students by Their Brains You can do much to ensure that your first day goes well, regardless of accidents, delays, and interruptions, by … Read more.

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LouAnne Johnson Addresses the Question “Are You Teacher Material?”: An Excerpt from TEACHING OUTSIDE THE BOX, 2nd Ed.

This second edition of the bestselling book includes practical suggestions for arranging your classroom, talking to students, avoiding the misbehavior cycle, and making your school a place where students learn and teachers teach. The book also contains enlivening Q&A from … Read more.

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“Back to the Basics”: Student Resilience in Challenging Times, by Tamara E. Davis

“Back to the Basics”:  Student Resilience in Challenging Times by Tamara E. Davis As a former school counselor, now a counselor educator, and married to an assistant principal, I worry about how our world is influencing our children. They have so … Read more.

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Sample Worksheet from Discipline Survival Guide

Discipline Survival Guide for the Secondary Teacher, 2nd Edition By Julia G. Thompson This unique, hands-on book is packed with tested ideas and strategies to help you create a classroom environment where good conduct and high achievement are the norm … Read more.

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Guest Blog: Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Can’t we all just get along? Guest Blog by Cindi Rigsbee I am touchy-feely—it’s no secret. Every team-building experience I’ve ever participated in points to me being the emotional, sensitive one. I have taken the Meyers Briggs Type Indicator assessment, … Read more.

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Excerpt from Teach Like a Champion

Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College By Doug Lemov Teach Like a Champion offers effective teaching techniques to help teachers, especially those in their first few years, become champions in the classroom. … Read more.

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