Charismatic teacher, trainer, staff developer, and school principal Anita Moultrie Turner offers us her "recipe" for how great teachers lead great classrooms. This humorous and accurate little guide to effective classrooms where all learners succeed will be a tasty treat for new teachers, experienced teachers, and staff developers alike. The author's 11 essential "ingredients" for success include: * Motivating students "with a spoonful of honey" * Managing student behaviour and discipline ("making sure the cake rises") * Creating a positive classroom environment ("an equitable dining room") Each chapter features "extra seasonings" and "savory morsels," including classroom stories, quotations, and small servings of educational wit and wisdom. A "reflection menu" and cross references to other topics provide "dessert" for each chapter, making this a delicious way to learn and share best teaching practices with colleagues.
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(228mm x 152mm x 9mm)
Corwin Press Inc
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Author Biography - Anita Moultrie Turner
Motivational speaker, award-winning teacher, and middle school principal Anita Moultrie Turner offers a background that includes classroom experience in the Los Angeles Public Schools; degrees in curriculum and instruction, human/child development, and special education for the deaf and hard of hearing; administrative and secondary teaching credentials; and staff development/teacher trainer experience. Her awards include "Teacher of the Year" (Crenshaw High School), "Most Outstanding Teacher" (Washington Prep High School), "Top Ten Educators in Los Angeles" (Channel 11 News), a nomination as California Teacher of the Year, and an Emmy nomination as co-producer of the Channel 58-KLCS instructional video series "Teachers and Their Coaches."