Über den Autor
Geneva Fulgham taught English and journalism in Houston public schools for 29 years before retiring to write prose and poetry.
Part 1 PREFACE Chapter 2 1. STARTING FROM SQUARE ONE Chapter 3 2. DOLING OUT DISCIPLINE Chapter 4 3. PONDERING PAPERWORK Chapter 5 4. THINKING OF TECHNIQUES 6 5. MINDING THEIR MANNERS Chapter 7 6. DEALING WITH DIFFERENCE Chapter 8 7. FOSTERING FRIENDSHIPS Chapter 9 8. DOING OTHER DUTIES Chapter 10 9. COPING WITH COMPLICATIONS Chapter 11 10. ENDING AND BEGINNING
What is the best strategy for beginning an interview with an irate parent? How can a teacher enforce anti-tardy rules when his/her school offers little or no help? Why is cursive handwriting useful in today's computerized world? What should parents be told if a teacher suspects a student's drug use? These modern public school problems, among many others, are discussed at length in this book. This book is meant to guide and encourage teachers to find a happy balance in the most important occupation-teaching.