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The Teacher’s Journey
The Human Dimensions



November 2012 | 184 pages | Corwin
Teaching is not just a job, but a life journeyAlthough your contact with a student may be as brief as a single year, the impact can be felt across a lifetime. Bestselling authors Jeffrey and Ellen Kottler are here to help you navigate the typical milestones, challenges, and joys you're likely to face, illuminating the path along the way. Their book is filled with stories, strategies, and meaningful activities for:Motivating disengaged students through strong interpersonal connectionsCommunicating effectively with parents, counselors, and administratorsBuilding a culture of tolerance and respect in the classroomAdvancing your professional growth through increased school and district involvement
 
Acknowledgments
 
About the Authors
 
Chapter 1. The Journey of a Teacher: Rewards, Challenges, and Phases
 
Chapter 2. Human Dimensions of Teaching
 
Chapter 3. Obstacles and Enhancements to Learning
 
Chapter 4. Helping Relationships
 
Chapter 5. Mentoring and Being Mentored
 
Chapter 6. Working Within Student Cultures
 
Chapter 7. Students Who Drive You Crazy
 
Chapter 8. Stress in a Teacher’s Life
 
Chapter 9. Self Care: Avoiding Burnout and Rustout
 
Chapter 10. Reflective Practice
 
Chapter 11. Being Passionately Committed
 
References
 
Index

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1: The Journey of a Teacher


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