Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!

Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!
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Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. ~ Author Unknown

My goal is to reveal one teacher's humble journey of self-reflection, critical analysis, and endless questioning about my craft of teaching and learning alongside my middle school students.

"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'." ~ Dan Rather

Monday, February 6, 2012

Awesome new books to check out!

In need of more great education-related reads for the new year? Well, look no further!

1. Classrooms Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement, 2nd Edition
By Ceri B. Dean, Ross Hubbell, Howard Pitler, and BJ Stone

2. Turning High-Poverty Schools into High-Performing Schools
By William H. Parrett and Kathleen M. Budge

3. Where Great Teaching Begins: Planning for Student Thinking and Learning
By Anne R. Reeves

4. The Inspired Teacher: How to Know One, Grow One, or Be One
By Carol Frederick Steele

5. Total-Participation Techniques: Making Every Student an Active Learner
By Persida Himmele and William Himmele

6. Teachers as Classroom Coaches: How to Motivate Students Across the Content Areas
By Andi Stix and Frank Hrbek

7. The Art of School Leadership
By Thomas R. Hoerr

8. Insights into Action: Successful School Leaders Share What Works
By William Sterrett

9. Resilient School Leaders: Strategies for Turning Adversity into Achievement
By Jerry L. Patterson and Paul Kelleher

10. Transformational Teaching in the Information Age: Making Why and How We Teach Relevant to Students
By Thomas R. Rosebrough and Ralph G. Leverett

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