25 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make and How to Avoid Them

by Carolyn M. Orange

25 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make and How to Avoid Them Synopsis

In this revised edition, best-selling author Carolyn Orange provides valuable perspectives into how to be a more sensitive and effective teacher by analyzing the errors of other teachers who have acted unwisely in the moment. 25 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make and How to Avoid Them, Second Edition, presents many new scenarios through student voices, each one followed by a prescription for a better solution. These recommendations are filled with humor and insight, aligned with sound educational theory, and based on the author's many years of teaching experience. The book's scenarios are organized into six sections: DisciplineTeacher-student relationsClassroom policy and practicesClassroom management and instructionPersonality and professionalismTeaching style and behavior

25 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make and How to Avoid Them Press Reviews

I was able to reflect on my own teaching experience and actions, which resulted in a conscious effort to be more positive with my students. -- Nicole D. Anderson, Second-Grade Teacher Examines and creates awareness of the social and psychological implications of teachers' responses to students. The author provides real-life scenarios and purposeful commentaries addressing these interactions. -- Anissa Pennick, Counselor This book will make you laugh, make you shake your head in disbelief, and keep you amazed. Most important, this book will help you become a more enlightened and effective educator as you gracefully sidestep difficult situations by remembering the practical lessons within these pages. -- Jennifer Brooks, Fourth-Grade Teacher

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412937887
Publication date: 29th July 2008
Author: Carolyn M. Orange
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Teaching skills & techniques,

About Carolyn M. Orange

Carolyn Orange is Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She teaches Psychological Basis of Learning, Learning and Development of the School Age Child, Human Growth and Development, and Psychology of Human Motivation. She has a PhD and Master of Arts degree in Educational Psycho logy from Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harris Stowe State College. She began her teaching career in the St. Louis Public Schools where she taught for a number of years. Her work as an educator has spanned about 25 years. That period includes some time that she ...

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