9780820463032

Teachers Teaching Teachers : Wit, Wisdom, and Whimsey for Troubled Times

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  • ISBN13:

    9780820463032

  • ISBN10:

    0820463035

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-09-01
  • Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc

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Author Biography

Gregory L. Cantrell is Director of Personnel in Spartanburg School District Six in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Geneal G. Cantrell serves as Teacher-in-Residence at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Acknowledgments xi
1 Kids Don't Care How Much You Know 'til They Know How Much You Care
Understanding and Building Relationships and Community in the Classroom
1(2)
Caring Teachers
3(11)
Getting to Know Your Students
14(3)
Importance of Community in the Classroom
17(1)
High Expectations
18(3)
Conclusion
21(1)
2 You Have to Get the Hog's Attention Before You Can Load Him on the Truck!
Student Motivation
22(2)
Definition of Motivation
24(3)
Types of Motivation
27(2)
An Individual Act
29(4)
High Expectations
33(1)
School Culture and Motivation
34(3)
Capitalize on Students' Interests
37(4)
Managing Context
41(3)
Never, Ever Give Up
44(6)
3 Somewhere Between Church and Prison
Managing the Classroom Environment
50(2)
Classroom Management is NOT
52(2)
Classroom Management IS
54(6)
Stumbling Blocks to Effective Classroom Management
60(7)
Conclusion
67(2)
4 Is Anybody Listening?
Communication in the Classroom and Beyond
69(1)
Definition of Communication
70(3)
Roadblocks to Effective Communication
73(13)
Communication Within the Classroom and Between Classroom and Home
86(3)
Communication Beyond Our Control
89(1)
Conclusion
90(2)
5 Protecting Your Last Nerve
Stress Management for the Profession
92(1)
What Is Stress?
93(1)
Causes of Stress in Educators
94(5)
Proactive Strategies to Lessen Stress
99(1)
Reactive Strategies to Deal with Stress
100(5)
6 But I've Already Graduated!
The Importance of Continued Professional Development
105(1)
Recertification Versus Professional Development
106(3)
Assessing Your Professional Development Needs
109(3)
Accountability and Professional Development
112(4)
Using Reflective Practice
116(3)
The Teacher as a Researcher
119(1)
Teachers as Professionals
120(3)
7 Molder of Dreams
The Power of the Profession
123(3)
The Realities of Teaching
126(3)
Why Do We Continue
129(7)
How Can We Continue
136(4)
Conclusion
140(3)
Conclusion 143(2)
References 145

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