The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers: Small Steps to Transform Your Teaching (Hardback)Shelly Sanchez Terrell (author)
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How does a teacher know whether he or she is benefitting learners? What do educators do when they have questions about the best way to integrate new technologies into their classrooms? What should a teacher do to avoid burnout? Who will mentor the teacher who takes on these questions?
The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers takes you on a personal journey to accomplish manageable goals, reflect on your experiences, and regain your spark and confidence in teaching. This innovative approach will help you reconnect to your students, improve your classroom practice, and help you transform as an educator. To ensure your success and growth, you will find:
30 short-term goals to complete at your own pace30 long-term goals that relate to the short-term goalsExercises throughout to help you consider each goalExamples of how the goal has been accomplished in different teaching contextsTips for the successful completion of the goalsReflection areas to document the result of accomplishing the goalA resource list with free web tools and apps related to the goal's task
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 238
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 18 mm
"This book might appeal to teachers who are in need of some general professional development ideas, want to reboot their teaching - or need to think more positively about their job! To this end, the book provides some guidance and structure and guidance. However, it does not replace face-to-face professional dialogue or a rich and grounded professional develoment programme completed alongside school colleagues" - Melissa Glackin, School Science Review
"Few people are as hard working as Shelly Terrell. Besides all of her other accomplishments and contributions to education, Shelly has now crafted a guide that is a must for every person in education! The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers is filled with great ideas that are easy to accomplish but that you can gain great growth from. It is a must read!" - Todd Nesloney, Author, TCEA Classroom Teacher of the Year, and Principal, Navasota, Texas
"Shelly offers fresh ideas for any teacher looking to transform the classroom into a more authentic, meaningful space for students. Whether you are brand new to the profession or a seasoned veteran, you will appreciate the practical framework offered through these thirty goals." - John Spencer, Author and Middle School Teacher, Phoenix, Arizona
"All in all, I believe that this book is suitable for any teacher who wants to transform their teaching. It is a great resource for teachers who are keen to improve their teaching, develop a greater connection with their students and colleagues, keep up to date with the latest educational technologies and grow as professionals."
-Sarah Williams, English Australia Journal