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Classroom Record Keeping Made Simple
Tips for Time-Strapped Teachers



June 2005 | 120 pages | Corwin
'Record Keeping Made Simple provides excellent tips and would be perfect for both new and experienced teachers. I picked up a number of useful pointers that I had never thought of in my 28 years of teaching' - Sharon Jeffery, National Board Certified Teacher, Plymouth Public Schools, MA

'This book will help teachers deal effectively with students and parents, protect themselves with adequate and proper documentation, and improve student achievement. It's also easy to read and gets to the point' - Charles F. Adamchik, Jr. Director of Curriculum

Learning Sciences International, Blairsville, PA

Transform record keeping from a dreaded chore into a strategy for success!

It's no secret that even the most successful teachers struggle to make the best use of their time. This enlightening text provides tips, strategies, and best practices for how all teachers-from novices to veterans-can find additional daily time while also improving documentation through better record-keeping management. Included in this resource are dozens of reproducible forms to assist teachers in maintaining accurate records, from lesson plans to records of parent-teacher conferences.

These forms, along with invaluable author insight, will assist teachers in:

· Developing lifelong habits in good record keeping

· Helping their school meet accountability measures while reducing liability threats

· Discovering the real-life benefits that result from good record keeping

· Learning how to tailor record-keeping strategies to meet the needs of special populations, parents, and more

Learn how fast and accurate record keeping can save time and result in even more successful teaching!

 
Preface
 
About the Author
 
1. Instructional Records
 
2. Grading and Assessment Records
 
3. Classroom Management Records
 
4. Parent Contact Records
 
5. Special Needs and Accommodation Records
 
6. Using Your Records in Administrator and Parent Meetings
 
Resources
 
References
 
Index

"Record Keeping Made Simple provides excellent tips and would be perfect for both new and experienced teachers. I picked up a number of useful pointers that I had never thought of in my 28 years of teaching."

Sharon Jeffery, National Board Certified Teacher
Plymouth Public Schools, MA

"This book will help teachers deal effectively with students and parents, protect themselves with adequate and proper documentation, and improve student achievement. It's also easy to read and gets to the point."

Charles F. Adamchik, Jr., Director of Curriculum
Learning Sciences International, Blairsville, PA

"This text is a must-have for any educator in any classroom setting . . . simple strategies to use for teachers who are short on time."

Chantal E. Wesley, M.Ed., Teacher
San Andreas High School, Highland, CA

"Mierzwik's worksheets are easy to use. Her anecdotal style takes the reader aside and states clearly what works and why. The reader has the feeling of talking to a trusted colleague who shares both her pitfalls and successes."

Susan Blake, Veteran Teacher
Val Verde School District, CA

"This wonderful resource allows you to try different methods of record keeping, finding what works for you and changing what doesn't. If you are looking for a resource to help you manage the endless paper trail that is such an integral part of teaching, this book is definitely a resource to consider—whether you have been teaching for two years or 30."

Professionally Speaking, June 2007

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Chapter 1: Instructional Records


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