|About the Book|
As teachers, we see fellow colleagues who are so well organized that they spend little time on the trivialities of teaching. These are the teachers who always seem to have a Plan B if Plan A fails. These colleagues arent just teachers, they areMoreAs teachers, we see fellow colleagues who are so well organized that they spend little time on the trivialities of teaching. These are the teachers who always seem to have a Plan B if Plan A fails. These colleagues arent just teachers, they are true professionals. The focus of this book is to help new teachers, alternative certification teachers, and seasoned teachers working in the field to move on the continuum from teacher to professional. A true educational professional is well organized, proactive, and an effective educator and colleague. Teaching 201: Traveling Beyond the Basics, provides guidelines and strategies for success for teacher education candidates or mid-career teachers who have not taken the traditional teacher education courses, and teachers in the field today. It will take the reader far beyond the gauge of survival into the realm of confidence, focus, effectiveness, success, and professionalism. Features: . A literary road map informs the three target reading groups where to begin reading each chapter. . Technology Excursion Trips allow the practicing teacher to create the graphic organizer at home tonight and utilize the new concepts tomorrow with his/her students. Detailed step-by-step directions assist the reader through each phase of the process. . A Detour section at the end of main portion of the book provides tips and suggestions considered Best Practice ideas. . Contains both scholarly and Internet references. You can use the web addresses to further search for information using your home computer.