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Handbook for Qualities of Effective Teachers
James H. Stronge, Pamela D. Tucker, and Jennifer L. Hindman
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About This Book
What makes an effective teacher? How do you help good teachers become even better? What tools and techniques are available to support and sustain quality teaching?
In this companion to the best-selling Qualities of Effective Teachers, you'll find numerous strategies for examining the practice of teaching, helping teachers improve their skills, and establishing an environment that supports good teaching.
Each chapter concentrates on a different aspect of teacher effectiveness, and the authors include real-life teacher scenarios with focus questions that prompt readers to analyze the specific qualities of teaching. The authors offer their own analyses of these scenarios and also include supportive research summaries, blackline masters, graphic organizers, and other aids to help readers thoroughly explore the various qualities of effective teachers.
Principals, staff developers, teacher educators, teacher mentors, instructional leaders, and teachers themselves can use this book to
No matter what the skill level of the teachers involved, Handbook for Qualities of Effective Teachers will encourage a new level of self-reflection and better focus efforts to develop the kind of teaching skills that make a positive difference in the classroom.
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About the Authors
JAMES H. STRONGE is Heritage Professor in the Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership Area at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Among his primary research interests are teacher effectiveness and student success, and teacher and administrator performance evaluation. He has worked with many school districts and state and national educational organizations to design and develop evaluation systems for teachers, administrators, superintendents, and support personnel.
PAMELA D. TUCKER is an associate professor of education in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, where she serves as the director of the Principal Internship Program. Her research focuses on teacher effectiveness, the nature of the school principalship, and personnel evaluation.
JENNIFER L. HINDMAN is an educational consultant in the areas of teacher effectiveness; teacher, educational specialist, and administrator performance evaluation; and teacher selection. Her work has been published by Educational Leadership and the National Center for Homeless Education. Her research interests include teacher effectiveness and teacher selection. She has conducted numerous workshops on enhancing teacher effectiveness in science.
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