Everything a teacher needs to survive—and thrive!
The Educator's Field Guide helps teachers get off to a running start. The only book that covers all four key cornerstones of effective teaching—organization, classroom management, instruction, and assessment—this handy reference offers a bridge from college to classroom with a hearty dose of practical guidance for teachers who aspire to greatness. At a time when school leaders are pressed to hire and retain high-quality teachers, this guidebook is indispensable for defining and nurturing the qualities teachers strive for and students deserve. Helpful tools include:
Step-by-step guidance on instructional organization, behavior management, lesson planning, and formative and summative assessment; User-friendly taxonomic guides to help readers quickly locate topics; The latest information on student diversity, special needs, and lesson differentiation; Teacher testimonials and examples; Explanations of education standards and initiatives
Each key concept is addressed in a resource-style format with activities and reproducibles that can be customized. Teachers will also find lesson plan templates, graphs, charts, quizzes, and games—all in one easy-to-use source.
Unit I: Instructional Organization
Unit I Concept Map
Unit I Pep Talk
It's time to get organized! Whether you are preparing for student teaching or facing your first few years as a classroom teacher, instructional organization—which includes all four of the units in this book—will be the determining factor in your success or failure, your ease or stress, and your fulfillment as a professional ...