Secrets for Secondary School Teachers How to Succeed in Your First Year

ISBN-10: 0761939857

ISBN-13: 9780761939856

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Jeffrey A. Kottler, Ellen Kottler, Cary J. Kottler

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Updated Edition of Bestseller! Praise for the first edition: "This handbook for novice and apprentice teachers provides seasoned and insightful counsel." CHOICE, April 1999 Teach like a pro from day one! In this updated version of the successful Secrets for Secondary School Teachers, you will learn tangible ways to supercharge your teaching skills, while avoiding the pitfalls common to beginning teachers. Offering a unique blend of perspectives and "insider" insights into secondary education, a seasoned high school teacher, a long-time educator and counselor, and a recent high school graduate join forces to impart proven tips and tools. This indispensable guide combines practical applications of your preservice coursework with straightforward portrayals of what you can expect during your first days, weeks, semesters, and years in the classroom. Already packed with winning ideas and real-life scenarios, this newest edition has added: A new chapter on developing plans for instruction and assessment Rubricsboth holistic and analytic A-to-Z list of assessments Expanded information on multiple intelligences and diverse learning populations Suggestions for students with attention deficits Stress source chart Technology tips Reduce your stress, hone your skills, and be "in the know" with this invaluable resource.
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 9/24/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Ellen Kottler, Ed.S., has been a teacher for over 30 years in public and private schools, alternative schools, adult education programs, and universities. She has worked in inner-city schools as well as in suburban and rural set�tings. She was a curriculum specialist in charge of secondary social studies and law-related education for one of the country's largest school districts. Ellen is the author or coauthor of several books for educators, including Secrets for Secondary School Teachers: How to Succeed in Your First Year, On Being a Teacher, Secrets for Beginning Elementary School Teachers, Counseling Skills for Teachers, English Language Learners in Your Classroom: Strategies That Work, Secrets to Success for Science Teachers, and Students Who Drive You Crazy: Succeeding with Resistant, Unmotivated, and Otherwise Difficult Young People.She teaches secondary education and supervises intern teachers at California State University, Fullerton.

Cary J. Kottler �has attended public school in the United States and New Zealand. He is a student at Rice University and currently resides in Houston, Texas.

About the Authors
Learning Your Way Around the School
Organizing Your Room
Knowing Your Students
Dressing for Success
Beginning and Ending Your Class on the First Day
Developing Plans for Instruction and Assessment
Managing Time and Paperwork
Avoiding Boredom--Theirs and Yours
Eating Lunch
Connecting With Students
Communicating With Parents
Dealing With Difficult Students
Getting Involved in Activities
Networking With Professionals
Using a Substitute
Taking Care of Yourself to Minimize Stress
Planning for Your Future
Resources for Further Reading
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