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Teaching Skills For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-74084-2
380 pages
April 2009
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Introduction 1

Part I: Developing Your Teaching Style 9

Chapter 1: Building Your Teaching Skills 11

Chapter 2: Understanding Teaching Styles – and Developing One That Works for You 27

Chapter 3: Making the Most of Your Communication Skills 43

Part II: Teaching a Class 59

Chapter 4: Preparing and Teaching High-Quality Lessons 61

Chapter 5: Getting (and Keeping) a Class Engaged 81

Chapter 6: Getting the Most Out of Your Students 97

Part III: Managing a Class 121

Chapter 7: Structuring Your Teaching and Your Teaching Space 123

Chapter 8: Building Better Behaviour 149

Chapter 9: Creating a Positive Classroom Atmosphere 171

Chapter 10: Handling Challenging Situations 189

Part IV: Dealing with Different Kinds of People 209

Chapter 11: Getting to Know Your Students 211

Chapter 12: Working as Part of a Team 237

Chapter 13: Building Bonds with Parents 257

Part V: Succeeding Beyond the Classroom 277

Chapter 14: Climbing the Paper Mountain 279

Chapter 15: Getting Involved in Extra-Curricular Activities 293

Chapter 16: Evaluating and Furthering Your Teaching Skills 305

Part VI: The Part of Tens 315

Chapter 17: Ten Great Ways to Engage with a Group 317

Chapter 18: Ten Key Strategies for Handling Difficult Behaviour 325

Chapter 19: Ten Tips for Dealing with Stress 333

Chapter 20: Ten Best Book and Website Resources for Teachers and Trainers 339

Index 343

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