This one-of-a-kind, practical "how-to" book is written to help a multitude of Florida educators-from new teachers who are seeking certification, to experienced teachers, school administrators, and teacher coaches-understand and demonstrate the newFlorida Educator Accomplished Practices (FEAPs). Demonstrating the New Florida Educator Accomplished Practices: A Practical Guide for Becoming an Effective Educatorwill help teachers become more confident in demonstrating the educator competencies and will assist administrators in identifying effective practices when evaluating and mentoring their teachers. Authors and accomplished educators Lorraine Cross, Barbara Pullease, and Hope Waldman Targoff have organized the book into two units. The first unit addresses quality of instruction, where readers learn about effective lesson planning, classroom environment, instructional delivery, and assessment. The second unit covers continuous professional improvement, responsibility, and ethical conduct. A comprehensive, well-rounded guide, Demonstrating the New Florida Educator Accomplished Practices: A Practical Guide for Becoming an Effective Educatoris essential to creating a community of competent, confident, and effective educators in the state of Florida. Features Include: An introduction to each FEAP and FEAPs vocabulary Research and resources on effective teaching practices Best practices for each FEAP Activities for the user to demonstrate competency of the FEAPs Checklist for recording demonstration of FEAPs
Lorraine D. Cross is a celebrated, full-time faculty member in the College of Education at Florida Atlantic University and the Director of Program and School Initiatives in the Office for Academic and Student Services. Professor Cross has been an educator for more than 30 years and has a vast background in staff development and teacher training.
Barbara G. Pullease is an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University, where she prepares students who are pursuing careers in education and teachers who are participating in the district’s alternative certification programs. Dr. Pullease holds a Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and has 12 years experience as a classroom teacher, 17 years experience as a school administrator, and 4 years experience as a district administrator.
Hope Waldman Targoff is a program coordinator for a Transition to Teaching grant at the Teaching and Leadership Center in Broward County Public Schools, Florida. There she helps to develop and implement programs for alternative certification teaching candidates. Professor Targoff, who is completing her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, is also an adjunct instructor for Florida Atlantic University in the Teaching and Learning Department.
Unit 1: Quality of Instruction
Chapter 1: Instructional Design and Lesson Planning
Chapter 2: The Learning Environment
Chapter 3: Instructional Delivery and Facilitation
Chapter 4: Assessment
Unit 2: Continuous Improvement, Responsibility, and Ethics
Chapter 5: Continuous Professional Improvement
Chapter 6: Professional Responsibility and Ethical Conduct
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