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The Faculty Parking Lot Is Not for Planning : Becoming an Effective First-Year Teacher - James L. Conro

The Faculty Parking Lot Is Not for Planning

Becoming an Effective First-Year Teacher


Published: 5th October 2006
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James L. Conro's study on best practices used by teachers features real-life classroom examples, do's and don'ts of classroom management, critical components of teaching and learning, and observations of successful teachers in action. The Faculty Parking Lot Is Not for Planning is an important tool for every new teacher as well as for teacher mentors, department chairs, directors of instruction, and building administrators.

A practical, clear synthesis of best practices, The Faculty Parking Lot Is Not for Planning is a tool for new teacher orientation as well as for experienced practitioners. -- Dianna Lindsay, Ed.D., former Ohio Principal of the Year and current principal, Ridgefield High School, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Under [James Conro's] expert guidance, our high school has steadily improved in every aspect of its operation...turning a school in need of improvement into a highly successful secondary school. [I] recommend this book as a practical guide to any educator serious about improving his or her teaching and making a positive impact on student learning. -- Linda E. Denault, Ed.D., superintendent, Palmer Public Schools, Palmer, Massachusetts
If I were a principal again, every new teacher would get a copy. -- Phil Flaherty, assistant director, Massachusetts Secondary School Administrators' Association
A definite must for every new teacher. -- Ursula St. Armand, teacher, Converse Middle School, Palmer, Massachusetts
Jim Conro has prepared a straightforward, concise summary of time-tested advice and techniques that will work for new teachers. -- Leo Corriveau, executive director for the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies Program, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire

Classroom managementp. 1
Four essential componentsp. 19
Teaching to the objectivep. 41
Teaching for retentionp. 57
Teaching for transferp. 67
Evaluationp. 77
Effective teaching researchp. 93
Putting it togetherp. 101
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ISBN: 9781578865048
ISBN-10: 1578865042
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 120
Published: 5th October 2006
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.9 x 14.1  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.17