Those who Can  Teach Book

Those who Can Teach


  • Author : Kevin Ryan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000056075847

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Those Who Can  Teach Book

Those Who Can Teach


  • Author : Andria Zafirakou
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2022-04-14
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 1526614049

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Those Who Can t  Teach Book

Those Who Can t Teach


  • Author : Haresh Sharma
  • Publisher : Epigram Books
  • Release Date : 2016-12-05
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9789810732035

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Those Who Can t Teach Excerpt :

Those Who Can’t, Teach turns the spotlight on the madcap lives of teachers and students in a typical secondary school in Singapore. As the teachers struggle daily to nurture and groom, the students prefer to hang out and “chillax”. With upskirting and Facebooking, griping and politicking, school takes on a whole new meaning as the colourful characters struggle to prove that those who can, teach. Written by Singapore’s most prolific playwright Haresh Sharma, Those Who Can’t, Teach was first staged by The Necessary Stage in 1990 to critical acclaim. Twenty years later, Sharma revisits this classic to revitalise it for the Singapore Arts Festival 2010, transforming it into a powerful portrayal of the pressures and challenges facing teachers (and students) in schools in the 21st century.

Those Who  Can t    Teach Book

Those Who Can t Teach


  • Author : Shelley Kenow
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-11-18
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 1736046012

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Those Who Can t Teach Excerpt :

In 2020, 15% of the world's population experienced some form of disability. The world and individuals often have cognitive biases toward this population of people. The chances of you interacting or being related to someone with a disability is 1 in 26. This book will challenge those biases, share the similarities and differences among those individuals and the rest of the population, promote inclusion and acceptance, and inspire the reader to be a better person to everyone, no matter the person's abilities. If you are a family member, educator, friend, neighbor, or coworker to someone with a special need, this book is for you! When you finish this book, or even a section, will have a better understanding of what it is like to walk in the shoes of a child or family with special needs, gain an appreciation for the times they were told "can't" by a person's actions and words, and be inspired by the obstacles each of these individuals and families have overcome. If you read this book with an open heart and mind, you too will be taught by those who were told they "can't." A portion of the proceeds from each book sold will be used to provide services to families who are currently going through special education in the public school system.

Who Will Teach  Book

Who Will Teach


  • Author : Richard Murnane
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0674041283

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Will America find enough good teachers to staff its public schools? How can we ensure that all our children will be taught by skilled professionals? The policies that determine who teaches today are a confusing and often conflicting array that includes tougher licensing requirements, higher salaries, mandatory master's degrees, merit pay, and alternative routes to certification. Who Will Teach? examines these policies and separates those that work from those that backfire. The authors present an intriguing portrait of America's teachers and reveal who they are, who they have been, and who they will be. Using innovative statistical methods to track the professional lives of more than 50,000 college graduates, the book describes, in many cases for the first time, just how prospective, current, and former teachers respond to the incentives and disincentives they face. The authors, a group of noted educators, economists, and statisticians, find cause for serious concern. Few academically talented college graduates even try teaching, and many of those who do leave quickly, never to return. Current licensing requirements stifle innovation in training and dissuade many potentially talented teachers at the outset. But Who Will Teach? shows that we can reverse these trends if we get the incentives right. Although better salaries are essential, especially for new teachers, money is not enough. Potential teachers should be offered alternative paths into the classroom. School districts should improve their recruiting strategies. Licensing criteria should assess teaching skills, not just academic achievement and number of courses completed. The authors offer a promising strategy based on high standards and substantial rewards.

The Amateur Hour Book

The Amateur Hour


  • Author : Jonathan Zimmerman
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781421439099

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Anyone who wants to change college teaching will have to start here.

You Can Teach Someone to Read Book

You Can Teach Someone to Read


  • Author : Lorraine Peoples
  • Publisher : GloBooks Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 303
  • ISBN 10 : 0967098459

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Step by step detailed directions to provide anyone the necessary tools to easily teach someone -- any age -- to learn to read. The author, a former elementary educator shows that teaching -- and learning -- reading can be fun and satisfying. Peoples shows the reader how to find and teach any missing skills. Ideal for parents, volunteers in literacy programs, teachers and friends. The book's 6 units include easy to follow lesson plans, tips on how to teach the way students learn best, series of unique yarns to make phonics memorable, appendices of sounds, rules and words.

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood    and the Rest of Y all Too Book
Score: 4
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For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y all Too


  • Author : Christopher Emdin
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807028025

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A New York Times Best Seller Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education. Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in classrooms as a young man of color and merging his experiences with more than a decade of teaching and researching in urban America, award-winning educator Christopher Emdin offers a new lens on an approach to teaching and learning in urban schools. For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood...and the Rest of Y’all Too is the much-needed antidote to traditional top-down pedagogy and promises to radically reframe the landscape of urban education for the better. He begins by taking to task the perception of urban youth of color as unteachable, and he challenges educators to embrace and respect each student’s culture and to reimagine the classroom as a site where roles are reversed and students become the experts in their own learning. Putting forth his theory of Reality Pedagogy, Emdin provides practical tools to unleash the brilliance and eagerness of youth and educators alike—both of whom have been typecast and stymied by outdated modes of thinking about urban education. With this fresh and engaging new pedagogical vision, Emdin demonstrates the importance of creating a family structure and building communities within the classroom, using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and connecting the experiences of urban youth to indigenous populations globally. Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, Emdin demonstrates how by implementing the “Seven C’s” of reality pedagogy in their own classrooms, urban youth of color benefit from truly transformative education. For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood...and the Rest of Y'all Too has been featured in MotherJones.com, Education Week, Weekend All Things Considered with Michel Martin, Diverse: Issues in Hi

Teachers As Cultural Workers Book

Teachers As Cultural Workers


  • Author : Paulo Freire
  • Publisher : Westview Press
  • Release Date : 2005-04-11
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015063242492

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Teachers As Cultural Workers Excerpt :

This last work from internationally respected educator Paulo Freire makes his ideas on education and social reform accessible to a broad audience of teachers, students, and parents. Freire shows how a teacher's success depends on observing individual students' approaches to learning and by the teacher's adapting teaching methods to students' learning methods.

Man and Superman Book
Score: 3
From 7 Ratings

Man and Superman


  • Author : George Bernard Shaw
  • Publisher : BEYOND BOOKS HUB
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Man and Superman was written by George Bernard Shaw in 1903. It is a four act drama about Ann Whitefield, who, after the death of her father, is left under the guardianship of two very different men; the older Roebuck Ramsden, and the younger revolutionary, John Tanner. Despite Tanner's reluctance to accept the position at all, he and his anarchic tendencies and ideas, are challenged by Ann's own beliefs.

My Teacher Can Teach    Anyone  Book

My Teacher Can Teach Anyone


  • Author : W. Nikola-Lisa
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009-04-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 1600602762

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My Teacher Can Teach Anyone Excerpt :

An alphabet story in verse about a Latino boy and his remarkable teacher who can teach an astronaut how to float in space and instruct a ballet dancer how to land with grace.

The Courage to Teach Book
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

The Courage to Teach


  • Author : Parker J. Palmer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-05-18
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470469279

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"This book is for teachers who have good days and bad -- and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only from something one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to harden their hearts, because they love learners, learning, and the teaching life." - Parker J. Palmer [from the Introduction] Teachers choose their vocation for reasons of the heart, because they care deeply about their students and about their subject. But the demands of teaching cause too many educators to lose heart. Is it possible to take heart in teaching once more so that we can continue to do what good teachers always do -- give heart to our students? In The Courage to Teach, Parker Palmer takes teachers on an inner journey toward reconnecting with their vocation and their students -- and recovering their passion for one of the most difficult and important of human endeavors.

Teach Students How to Learn Book
Score: 4
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Teach Students How to Learn


  • Author : Saundra Yancy McGuire
  • Publisher : Stylus Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2015-10-14
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781620363188

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Miriam, a freshman Calculus student at Louisiana State University, made 37.5% on her first exam but 83% and 93% on the next two. Matt, a first year General Chemistry student at the University of Utah, scored 65% and 55% on his first two exams and 95% on his third—These are representative of thousands of students who decisively improved their grades by acting on the advice described in this book. What is preventing your students from performing according to expectations? Saundra McGuire offers a simple but profound answer: If you teach students how to learn and give them simple, straightforward strategies to use, they can significantly increase their learning and performance. For over a decade Saundra McGuire has been acclaimed for her presentations and workshops on metacognition and student learning because the tools and strategies she shares have enabled faculty to facilitate dramatic improvements in student learning and success. This book encapsulates the model and ideas she has developed in the past fifteen years, ideas that are being adopted by an increasing number of faculty with considerable effect. The methods she proposes do not require restructuring courses or an inordinate amount of time to teach. They can often be accomplished in a single session, transforming students from memorizers and regurgitators to students who begin to think critically and take responsibility for their own learning. Saundra McGuire takes the reader sequentially through the ideas and strategies that students need to understand and implement. First, she demonstrates how introducing students to metacognition and Bloom’s Taxonomy reveals to them the importance of understanding how they learn and provides the lens through which they can view learning activities and measure their intellectual growth. Next, she presents a specific study system that can quickly empower students to maximize their learning. Then, she addresses the importance of dealing with emotion, attitudes, and motiv

You Can   t Teach Until Everyone Is Listening Book

You Can t Teach Until Everyone Is Listening


  • Author : Marilyn L. Page
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2008-05-08
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452295558

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You Can t Teach Until Everyone Is Listening Excerpt :

The author distills years of research and experience into six easy, proactive steps to establishing a classroom environment free of disruption and conducive to learning.

She Can Teach Book

She Can Teach


  • Author : Jackie Roese
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-10-04
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : 9781620327517

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She Can Teach Excerpt :

"Conservative evangelical women are least likely to be trained in the areas of teaching and preaching. It's a tragic state of affairs, given the central value that our tradition places on the Scriptures. In this book, Jackie Roese examines the forces, both past and present, that have discouraged women from becoming trained. We'll discover that women are indeed called, gifted, and mandated in Scripture to herald the Word of God. The first half of the book will focus on encouraging women to become as fully equipped as our male counterparts, and to use their uniquely female voice in proclaiming truth to other women in various settings outside pulpit preaching. But encouragement isn't enough. Many women who already teach Bible studies, or who desire to teach, are in no position to pursue formal studies in a seminary. To that end, the second half of She Can Teach is dedicated to developing homiletic skills. Together we will learn how to study a passage, find the main idea, and build and deliver a biblical message. By the end of this book, the reader will be better equipped to proclaim truth, through her uniquely female voice, to her female audience."