Über den Autor
James Rourke teaches history at Norwich Free Academy, a quasi-public high school in Norwich, Connecticut.
1 Introduction: No Retreat, No Surrender 2 The School Cycle 3 What Type of Teacher Do You Want to Be? 4 Elite Teachers and Classroom Culture 5 Coaching in the Classroom 6 Discipline Redefined 7 Student Value and Education 8 What Does the Student Need to Know? 9 Passionate Detachment 10 Critical Thinking through Feedback 11 Three Wishes 12 Conclusion: The Driving Principle
Many teachers struggle with their own values and purposes in the world of education. From My Classroom to Yours: Reflections on Teaching offers classroom-tested methods for increasing student performance and combating teacher apathy and burnout. Without reservation, James Rourke proclaims that teachers are vital to learning and offers philosophies and practical techniques to increase student achievement while attaining professional fulfillment. Veteran and novice teachers alike will find useful tools for addressing teacher ideals, classroom culture, coaching in the classroom, and student values tools to give all teachers the courage to reach the pinnacle of their careers.