How can you be remembered as a respected educator among your students and colleagues? What do you need to know to become an exceptional teacher? Becoming a Legendary Teacher presents the key characteristics of excellent teachers. The authors demonstrate how professionals can learn to recognize their own talents and skills, cultivate successful traits in their teaching experiences, and translate those qualities into outstanding leadership in their schools. This resource includes: - Techniques for conveying your high expectations for learners - Advice on creating a well-organized and positive classroom environment for all learners - Strategies for motivating students to excel in an era of high-stakes testing - Opportunities to practice skillful communication tips and relationships with students, their families, and colleagues - Suggestions for creating a teacher's own motivational model in a climate of accountability. Becoming a legendary teacher is a worthwhile goal that develops and refines teaching skills to help ensure that students want to come to school, want to learn, and want to succeed in your classroom.
|Publication date:||30th April 2009|
|Author:||William B. Freeman|
|Publisher:||SAGE Publications Inc|
|Categories:||Teaching skills & techniques,|
William Freeman was a middle school social studies teacher for 11 years and a high school principal for 22 years. During his tenure as principal, he taught classes in philosophy to high school students and instructed as an adjunct professor in the educational, administrative, and business master's degree programs for Aurora University and Olivet Nazarene University. Having retired in 2006 from the public sector of education, Freeman continues to work as an educational consultant, an adjunct professor, and holds the position of professional development specialist for the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies at Olivet Nazarene University. In addition to his background in ...More About William B. Freeman