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New Teacher Book : Finding Purpose, Balance, and Hope During Your First Years in the Classroom

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ISBN13:

9780942961454

ISBN10:
0942961455
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/10/2004
Publisher(s):
Rethinking Schools Ltd

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This is the edition with a publication date of 9/10/2004.
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Summary

Offers a collection of writings and reflections providing guidance for new teachers.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments x
Introduction 1(6)
``Undivided Attention'' 7(4)
Taylor Mali
Getting Off to a Good Start
Time to Learn
11(9)
Kelley Dawson Salas
Q/A What are some ways I can start building a support system for myself?
16(4)
Where We Might Begin with Teaching
20(6)
William Ayers
Getting Your Classroom Together
26(8)
Bob Peterson
Q/A What should I be thinking about when I am setting up my classroom?
30(2)
Q/A Do I have to spend my own money on classroom supplies?
32(2)
How I Survived My First Year
34(8)
Bill Bigelow
Teaching for Social Justice
42(3)
Herbert Kohl
How Jury Duty Saved My Career
45(11)
Stephanie Walters
12 Tips for New Teachers
56(3)
Larry Miller
Confronting White Privilege
59(7)
Dale Weiss
Other Resources from Rethinking Schools
66(4)
Another 24 Terrific Books
70(9)
``What Am I Going to Teach?''
``Curriculum Is Everything That Happens'' / An Interview with Veteran Teacher Rita Tenorio
79(5)
Q/A How can I start building community in my classroom?
82(2)
``How Am I Going to Do This?'' Guidelines for Developing Curriculum
84(9)
Q/A Where can I look for curriculum materials?
86(2)
Q/A My students don't bring back their homework. Should I keep assigning it?
88(2)
Q/A I hate the textbook I've been given to use. What can I do?
90(2)
Q/A How can I help my students stay organized?
92(1)
Dealing with Standardized Tests
93(6)
Kelley Dawson Salas
Q/A Should I leave the school I'm in?
94(5)
Reading Between the Bubbles: Teaching Students to Critically Examine Tests
99(7)
Linda Christensen
Creating a Literate and Passionate Community
106(9)
Tracy Wagner
Q/A How do I get started planning a teaching unit?
108(4)
Q/A How can I get started using poems with my students?
112(3)
Making Rules
115(8)
Dale Weiss
Q/A How do I get a student to redo an assignment?
118(5)
The Desecration of Studs Terkel: Fighting Censorship and Self-Censorship
123(4)
Bill Bigelow
How to Teach Controversial Content and Not Get Fired
127(6)
Kelley Dawson Salas
The Power of Songs in the Classroom
133(4)
Bob Peterson
Getting to Know the Kids
Field Trip
137(3)
Rebecca Constantino
Taking Multicultural, Anti-Racist Education Seriously / An Interview with Educator Enid Lee
140(10)
Q/A What can I do when a student makes a racist or sexist remark?
142(8)
``Brown Kids Can't Be in Our Club'': Raising Issues of Race with Young Children
150(9)
Rita Tenorio
Working Effectively with English Language Learners
159(5)
Bob Peterson
Kelley Dawson Salas
Helping Students Deal with Anger
164(10)
Kelley Dawson Salas
Q/A What should I do if I suspect a student is a victim of abuse?
168(2)
Q/A What do I do when I realize I've made a mistake with a child?
170(4)
The Challenge of Classroom Discipline
174(11)
Bob Peterson
Q/A Should I try to be a friend to my students?
176(6)
Q/A How do I prepare for a substitute teacher?
182(3)
The Best Discipline Is Good Curriculum
185(6)
Kelley Dawson Salas
Q/A How can I prepare my students for a field trip?
186(5)
Dealing with the World Beyond Your Classroom
Teaching in the Undertow
191(8)
Gregory Michie
Moving Beyond Tired
199(3)
S. J. Childs
Unwrapping the Holidays
202(8)
Dale Weiss
Getting Students off the Track
210(7)
Jessie Singer
``We Must Act as if All the Children Are Ours'' / An Interview with Parent Activist Lola Glover
217(3)
So What Is a Teacher Union Anyway?
220(5)
Stephanie Walters
Authors/Contributors 225(4)
Index 229


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