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The successful teacher's survival kit : 83 simple things that successful teachers do to thrive in the classroom / Dale Ripley.

The successful teacher's survival kit : 83 simple things that successful teachers do to thrive in the classroom / Dale Ripley.
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Record Number 19941
ISBN 9781475847062 (paperback)
Location 371.1 RIP
Author Ripley, Dale, 1948- (author.).
Title The successful teacher's survival kit : 83 simple things that successful teachers do to thrive in the classroom / Dale Ripley.
Published Lanham, Maryland : Rowman and Littlefield, [2019]
Collation xxi, 149 pages ; 24 cm.
Content types text
Carrier type volume
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Note Machine generated contents note: SECTION ONE WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AND DO BEFORE SCHOOL EVEN STARTS -- Introduction: The Importance of the Teacher and the Power of Positive Thinking -- 1.The Question You Must Answer First! -- 2.Do Your Christmas Shopping in the Summer! -- 3.The Stomach and the Brain: Have Food Available for Your Kids -- 4.Vomit, Coffee, and Ketchup: Have a Change of Clothing Available for Yourself -- 5.Mints and Toothpaste: Essential Tools for Effective Teaching -- 6.The Best Teacher Prep Tool Ever Made: Large-Capacity Flash Drives -- 7.Who's the Boss? Probably the Principal -- 8.Without This, Nothing Else Really Matters: Lessons from a Student to a Teacher -- 9.Establish a Seating Plan That Allows Maximum Proximity to Your Students -- 10.Tick. Tick. Tick -- 11.The Problem of Pens, Pencils, Paper ... -- 12.How Sponge Activities Can Prevent All Kinds of Discipline Issues -- 13.Facebook, Twitter, and Twits -- 14.The Only Three Ways to Teach a Child --
Contents note continued: 15.No Matter Where You Go, There You Are -- 16.Is Teaching Really Your Gift? -- 17.Half Step, Full Step, Step and a Half: How Many Steps Will Your Kids Be Taking with You This Year? -- SECTION TWO WHAT YOU NEED TO DO WITH YOUR STUDENTS ON THE FIRST DAY AND DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL -- Introduction -- 18.You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression -- 19.Pizza and Movies: The Best Investments You May Ever Make -- 20.Why Procedures and Routines---the Way We Do Things in Our Classroom---Are Critical to Successful Teaching -- 21.Start Teaching the Curriculum on Day 1 -- 22.To Know Them Is to Love Them ... Well, Most of the Time -- 23.Why Should the Kids Listen to You? The Importance of Establishing Legitimacy -- 24.Fired Up? Ready to Go? -- 25.Let Horton the Elephant Be Your Role Model -- 26.Even Monkeys Know When Something Is Unfair -- 27.When You Are Vastly Outnumbered, Fighting Is Unwise -- 28.The Importance of Face --
Contents note continued: 29.Never Look Back When Asking a Student to Follow You out of the Classroom -- 30.Don't Just Stand There---Do Something] -- 31.Knowledge Has Value -- 32.Did I Do That? Helping Students Keep Track of Their Achievements -- 33.Always Have a Plan B -- 34.What Did You Learn in School Today? -- SECTION THREE WHAT YOU NEED TO DO DURING THE FIRST MONTH -- Introduction -- 35.Eyes Open; Ears Open; Mouth Closed -- 36.The Best Teachers You Will Ever Have -- 37.Secretaries, Custodians, and Teacher Aides -- 38.Who Knew? Ten Minutes Is a Huge Chunk of Time -- 39.Maybe Not Fifty Shades of Gray---But Forty-Nine for Sure -- 40.What's the Difference between a Classroom and a Petri Dish? -- 41.Want to Avoid Classroom Chaos? Bait the Hook to Suit the Fish! -- 42.How to Train a Tiger: The Art of Negotiating with Your Students -- 43.Practice Saying, "I'm Sorry," and Really Mean It -- 44.Getting the Elephant to Go Where You Want It to Go --
Contents note continued: 45.You Don't Want to Send Kids to the Principal's Office---At Least, Not Often -- 46.When You Bring a Problem to Your Principal, Always Bring a Solution -- 47.When Your Students Tell You Stories about Their Families -- 48.How to Get Parents/Caregivers to Look Forward to Your Phone Calls -- 49.Parents/Caregivers and E-Mails: Managing Expectations -- 50.Don't Confuse Activity with Achievement -- 51.What Do You Mean You Only Taught That Once? The Nine Laws of Learning -- 52.In Pursuit of Peppermints and PEZ -- 53.So You Reached the End of September---Time to Take a Good Look around You -- SECTION FOUR WHAT YOU NEED TO DO DURING THE REST OF THE YEAR -- Introduction -- 54.Great Teachers Are Great Storytellers with Great Stories to Tell -- 55.Remember the Starfish Story---You Cannot Save Them All -- 56.You Must Learn to Adjust -- 57.Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys -- 58.Remember ... There Is Always Enough Time to Do the Most Important Things --
Contents note continued: 59.Learn to Make Staff Meetings Productive -- 60.Learn to Say "No" Nicely -- 61.Make the 80-20 Rule Work for You -- 62.Become First a Good Animal -- 63.Who Do You Need to Forgive the Most? -- 64.If Your Name Is Johnny, You Must Be Bad -- 65.I Am Not My Older Brother -- 66.Remember This about Your Students---They're Not Done Yet -- 67.You Can't Free a Fish from Water---Your Students Live at Home -- 68.They Already Have Friends -- 69.Do You Want to Hear a Joke? -- 70.How to Use Music to Sooth a Savage Beast -- 71.When You're Sick, Tired, Cranky, or Having a Bad Day -- 72.You Are Rarely the Target---Even When They're Aiming at You -- 73.Every Artist Was First an Amateur -- 74.You Are Never Done -- 75.When You Stop Learning, You Are Done -- 76.You Don't Bring In an Elephant to Teach the Color Gray -- 77.How Do You Eat an Elephant? -- 78.Why We Don't Try to Teach a Pig to Fly -- 79.The IKEA Effect: The Pride We Feel in Work We Do Ourselves --
Contents note continued: 80.If You Are Working Harder Than Your Students in Class, You're Doing It Wrong! -- 81.The Virtue of Frustration -- 82.Let This Year's Students Help Make Your Courses Better for Next Year -- 83.So You Reached the End of June---Time to Look Back -- SECTION FIVE WHAT YOU NEED TO DO DURING THE SECOND AND THIRD YEARS OF TEACHING, AND GOING FORWARD FROM THERE -- Twenty-Nine Essential Truths about Teaching.
Summary Note "This book will show you the strategies and ideas that master teachers use to make their classes work, both for themselves and for their students. You too can become an exceptional teacher whose classroom is filled with learning and fun. This book will show you how"--
Topical Term First year teachers
Teacher effectiveness
Teacher orientation
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