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Great Teaching : What Matters Most in Helping Students Succeed - Robert C. Di Giulio

Great Teaching

What Matters Most in Helping Students Succeed

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Great Teaching focuses on the core skills and qualities of great educators and then shows teachers how to find those skills and qualities within themselves.

Great Teaching offers a compass for teachers seeking direction, reorientation, and renewal. DiGiulio strips away the distractions and has put together an exceedingly readable, valuable, and affirming guide for preservice and classroom teachers to reflect upon their practice. -- Alan Canestrari, Assistant Professor of Education
Finally . . . a forthright, down-to-earth look at what is really important in our schools and in our society: great teachers and great teaching! -- Marilyn Page, Social Studies Education/Curriculum and Instruction
Great Teaching is packed with tips that speak directly to the nitty gritty reality of classrooms, helping teachers to be skillful and thoughtful in creating conditions for the teaching-learning compact. -- Susan Ohanian, Senior Fellow
Finally! Someone who acknowledges the vital skills that good teachers possess. We need this type of acknowledgment more often. -- Diane Wolfe, Special Education Teacher Trainer
Bravo! This is a true educator's handbook. This book finally puts in print what is a quality teacher, providing quality education. This should be the Bible for every educator's library! -- Pricilla Fisk, Interim Acting Assistant Principal
Amid the `high-stakes' climate of public education today, DiGiulio's gem of a book reminds us of far more important outcomes than politicized test scores. Plain and simple, the book resonates with common sense. -- Gregg Humphrey, Director of Elementary Education

Preface
What This Book Is, and Is Not
A Word About Schools And a Word About Teachers
Reviewer Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: What Makes a Skillful, Caring Teacher?
Great Teaching is Still Great Teaching (And It's the Teaching that Matters Most!)
"But we hardly have the time!"
First Self Assessment: What Can be Tossed, What Must be Kept
The Complete Teacher: Knowledge and Skills and Qualities
Key Teacher Skills and Qualities
Key Teacher Skills: What Teachers Do
Key Teacher Skills, Prior to Teaching
Key Teacher Skills, While Teaching
Key Teacher Skills, After Teaching
Growing in Teaching: Key Teacher Skills Self-Assessment
Key Teacher Qualities: How Teachers Do It
Key Teacher Quality #1--Efficacy
Key Teacher Quality #2--Caring
Growing in Teaching: Key Teacher Qualities Self-Assessment
Summary and Conclusion: Beyond Great to Memorable
Summary of Skills and Qualities Checklists
Plans of Action
Follow-up Assessment
Conclusion
Resources
Guidelines for student success in academics and socialization: A school-wide qualitative assessment
References
Index
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780761988328
ISBN-10: 0761988327
Series: 1-Off Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 120
Published: 1st April 2004
Publisher: CORWIN PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.35 x 17.83  x 0.86
Weight (kg): 0.27