Professionalism in Teaching

ISBN-10: 0137149425

ISBN-13: 9780137149421

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Beth Hurst, Ginny Reding

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This book is designed to provide new teachers with practical, theory-based approaches to becoming professional, confident, and skilled classroom instructors, with emphasis on the social and communication skills needed to deal appropriately with students, parents, colleagues, administrators, and the public.
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Book details

List price: $11.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Professionalism at its Best
Professionalism Defined
Becoming a Professional
Professional Classroom Environment
Reflective Decision-Making
Effective Social Skills
Faux Pas
Professional Attire
Developing Confidence
Communicating Effectively
Standard English Usage
Nonverbal Communication
Listening Skills
Telephone Etiquette
Telephone Tips
Written Communication
Importance of Proofreading
Spelling Errors
Building Relationships
Teacher to Teacher
Managing School Politics Effectively
Being a Team Player
Supporting Your Colleagues
Teacher to Student
Students Are Your Focus
Teachers as Role Models
Student Conferences
Earning Respect
Being Fair
Teacher to Parent
Communication Is Key
Developing Partnerships
Parent Conferences
Responding to Angry Parents
When a Parent Is Uninvolved
Teacher to Administrator
Recognize the Role of the Administrator
Keep Your Administrator Informed
Follow Administrative Directives
Practicing Professional Responsibilities
School Responsibilities
Committee Work
After School Functions and Extracurricular Activities
When to Say Yes and When to Say No
Professional Development
Lifelong Learning
Contributing to the Community of Learners
Inservice Workshops
Professional Organizations and Conferences
Graduate Courses
Teacher Study Groups and Support Groups
Professional Development Plans
Professional Teaching Portfolios
Advice from Professionals
Principal, Emmett Sawyer
Principal, Janice Hogan
Principal, Randall Wallace
Principal, Carol Plumley
Teacher, Jamie Combs
Teacher, Patsy Bowser
Teacher, Gina Cowin
Teacher, Kate Companik
Teacher, Barbara Carnagey
Teacher, Lori Elliott
Teacher, Todd Varhalla
Summary: Keys to Being a Professional
Teachers' ABC's of Professionalism
Sample Elementary Weekly Letter to Parents
Sample Middle School Introductory Letter to Parents
Sample High School Letter to Parents: Goals and Skills
Sample Letter to Parents and Students
Sample Classroom Policy
Sample Classroom Rules
Sample Newsletter
Internet Resources
Professional Education Organizations
Professional Organizations for Teachers by Subject Area
Related Educational Links for Teachers
Teacher Accreditation, Accountability, and Standards
Teacher Recruitment
Further Readings
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