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Author Kearney, Edmund M., author.

Title On becoming a teacher / Edmond M. Kearney.

Publication Info. Rotterdam, The Netherlands : Sense Publishers, [2013]

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 121 pages)
Contents Beginning the Journey -- Choosing Wisely -- Understanding Where You Came From -- Being a Teacher -- Being Authentic -- Being Passionate -- Being Zealous -- Being Greedy -- Being More Than Tolerant -- Classroom Culture -- Earning Respect -- Establishing Rules -- Appreciating Group Processes and Dynamics -- Creating a Culture of Inquiry -- Knowing Your Students -- Getting to Know You ... -- Appreciating Learning Styles -- Understanding Standardized Tests -- Avoiding Gender, and Other, Biases in the Classroom -- Dealing with Disabilities -- Teaching -- Planning Lessons -- Teaching to Mastery -- Using Technology -- Assessing Learning -- Improving Your Craft -- Studying Successful Teachers -- Staying Current -- Welcoming Feedback I -- Welcoming Feedback II -- Conclusions -- Following the Golden Rule (of Teaching) -- Final Words.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Students deserve great teachers and learning to become a great teacher is a lifelong journey. On Becoming a Teacher guides both the new and experienced teacher through the exhilarating process of learning to educate students in a way that makes a lasting impact on their lives. Dr. Kearney leads the reader through the process of understanding what lies at the foundation of great teaching, loading each essay with ready-for-classroom use applications and challenging ideas. This book is designed to encourage the reader to think deeply about all aspects of education, while instilling, or rekindling.
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Subject Teaching.
Teachers -- Training of.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9462093911 9789462093911
ISBN 9789462093928 (electronic bk.)
946209392X (electronic bk.)
9789462093904 (pbk.)