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Author Schmidt, Laurel J.

Title Classroom confidential : the 12 secrets of great teachers / Laurel Schmidt
Published Portsmouth, N.H. ; [Great Britain] : Heinemann, 2004


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Description xiv, 280 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Secret #1. Great teachers are equal opportunists -- Secret #2. Great teachers are power brokers -- Secret #3. Great teachers are ringmasters -- Secret #4. Great teachers are curiosity seekers -- Secret #5. Great teachers don't take no (or yes) for an answer -- Secret #6. Great teachers know a Hemingway when they see one -- Secret #7. Great teachers are escape artists -- Secret #8. Great teachers are gossipmongers -- Secret #9. Great teachers are drama queens -- Secret #10. Great teachers are insurrectionists -- Secret #11. Great teachers speak in tongues -- Secret #12. Great teachers are lifelong learners
Summary "Laurel Schmidt's gone on assignment, interviewing master educators, observing their classrooms, and uncovering the twelve secrets that all stand-out teachers share. The result, Classroom Confidential, is the ultimate paperback mentor for novices and veterans alike, an across-the curriculum guidebook with the scoop on how best practices can make you a great teacher." "Brimming with practical instructional strategies, tips on classroom management, and hundreds of leads on teaching resources, all in a read-it-today-do-it-tomorrow format, Classroom Confidential dishes the goods on every aspect of successful teaching." "Schmidt gives you everything you need to double or triple your instructional capabilities, including a step-by-step plan to improve parent-teacher communication, guidelines for avoiding burnout, and a do-it-yourself kit for creating a culture of success in your classroom."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Teaching.
LC no. 2004010982
ISBN 0325006601