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The first days of school : how to be an effective teacher

Author: Harry K Wong; Rosemary T Wong; Chelonnda Seroyer
Publisher: Mountain View, CA : Harry K. Wong Publications, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The best-selling book ever on classroom management and teaching for student achievement with over 3.3 million copies sold. The book walks a teacher, either novice or veteran, through structuring and organizing a classroom for success that can be applied at any time of the year at any grade level, pre-K through college.
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Genre/Form: Instructional films
Filmed lectures
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Lectures
DVD-Video discs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wong, Harry K., 1932-
First days of school.
Mountain View, CA : Harry K. Wong Publications, ©2009
(OCoLC)760986698
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Harry K Wong; Rosemary T Wong; Chelonnda Seroyer
ISBN: 9780976423317 0976423316
OCLC Number: 264038844
Notes: Includes videodisc (DVD): Using The first days of school / with Chelonnda Seroyer.
Description: vi, 346 pages : illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm + 1 videodisc (DVD : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: Basic understandings: the teacher ; First characteristic: positive expectations ; Second characteristic: classroom management ; Third characteristic: lesson mastery ; Future understandings: the professional. Basic understandings: the teacher : the successful teacher must know and practice the three characteristics of an effective teacher. Why you need to succeed on the first days of school ; What is an effective teacher? ; How you can be a happy first-year teacher ; How you can be a happy first-year teacher ; How to close the student achievement gap ; Why you should use proven, research-based practices --
First characteristic: positive expectations : the effective teacher has positive expectations for student success. Why positive expectations are important ; How to help all students succeed ; How to dress for success ; How to invite students to learn ; How to increase positive student behavior --
Second characteristic: classroom management : the effective teacher is an extremely good classroom manager. How to have a well-managed classroom ; How to have your classroom ready ; How to introduce yourself to your class ; How to arrange and assign seating ; How to start a class effectively ; When and how to take roll ; How to maintain an effective grade record system ; How to have an effective discipline plan ; How to teach students to follow classroom procedures ; How procedures improve the opportunity to learn --
Third characteristic: lesson mastery : the successful teacher knows how to design lessons to help students achieve. How to create an effective assignment ; How to test for student learning ; How to assess for student learning ; How to enhance student learning --
Future understandings: the professional : the teacher who constantly learns and grows becomes a professional educator. How to be a teacher-leader ; Epilogue : How to develop a culture of effective teachers.
Other Titles: Using the first days of school.
Responsibility: Harry K. Wong, Rosemary T. Wong.

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The best-selling book ever on classroom management and teaching for student achievement with over 3.3 million copies sold. The book walks a teacher, either novice or veteran, through structuring and organizing a classroom for success that can be applied at any time of the year at any grade level, pre-K through college.

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