The Ten-Minute Inservice: 40 Quick Training Sessions that Build Teacher Effectiveness, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118551176
  • ISBN-13: 9781118551172
  • DDC: 371.102
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Every school leader wants to help their teachers become more effective--but most administrators have too much to do and not enough time to do it. The Ten-Minute Inservice shows busy principals and staff developers how to improve teaching school-wide through quick and effective 10-minute inservices. Popular education consultants Todd Whitaker and Annette Breaux offer 40 mini- workshops that will improve teaching in every classroom--covering everything from behavior problems to parent engagement to motivating students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
More Praise for The Ten-Minute Inservice.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
How to Use This Book.
1: Classroom Management.
2: Securing Students' Attention.
3: Establishing Rules and Procedures.
4: Effective Ways to Address Misbehavior.
5: Sharing Classroom Management Tips.
6: A Scream to Blow Off Steam.
7: The Biggest Mistake Teachers Make.
8: Learn to Ignore More.
9: Simple Ways to Defuse Anger.
10: Teaching Practices.
11: Effective Teaching, Part 1.
12: Effective Teaching, Part 2.
13: Bell-to-Bell Teaching.
14: Teaching with Enthusiasm.
15: Teaching Like a Great Coach.
16: Be Here, There, and Everywhere.
17: Making Lessons Meaningful.
18: Fifty Ways to Make Learning Fun.
19: Improving School Climate.
20: Getting Parents Involved.
21: Greeting Students Daily.
22: A Kind Reminder.
23: Twenty-Five Reasons to Be Proud of Our School.
24: Student Appreciation Week.
25: Dealing with Negative Co-Workers.
26: The Ten-Minute Classroom Makeover.
27: The Teachers' Lounge.
28: Positive Communication with All Parents.
29: Learning from Others.
30: Teacher Report Cards, Part 1.
31: Teacher Report Cards, Part 2.
32: Administrator Report Card.
33: What's Working for Others.
34: Teachers Observing Teachers.
35: What Makes a Great Teacher?.
36: Making Student-Based Decisions.
37: Because I Like You.
38: Professionalism Is as Professionalism Does.
39: Shifting Your Focus.
40: The Miracle of Smiling.
41: Are You All Right?.
42: Your Favorite Teacher.
43: Your Least Favorite Teacher.
44: The Psychology of an Apology.
45: A Teacher's Creed.
Tips for Effective Presentations.
A Final Word.