Qualities of Effective Teachers, 2nd Edition showcases how to create an excitement and enthusiasm in your classroom by describing the characteristics and skills of top-notch teachers. This second edition features new tips and tools for engaging at-risk and high-ability studens, along with skills checklists and an expanded bibliography. Integrating research with a focus on what teachers can control (rather than outside factors like district leadership), this book covers:
How to be an effective educator
Maintaining a learning-focused environment
Organizing time, communicating expectations, and planning instruction
Presenting curriculum to support active and engaged learning
Monitoring student progress, identifying student potential, and meeting the needs of special populations in the classroom.