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Willard, Kimberly – Teaching Education, 1992
Paper reviews a collection of essays on the experiences of beginning teachers. The essays were written mainly by English and elementary school teachers after many years of successful teaching. All of the authors became effective career teachers. The authors write about the rewards of affecting and changing lives. (SM)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Essays
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Anthony, Sharon A. – Teaching Education, 1993
Book review recommends that every beginning teacher read "Voices of Beginning Teachers: Visions and Realities," by Richard Dollase, to discover a pride in committing themselves to a profession that will affect the future and promise much intrinsic reward, noting the book truthfully reveals the reality of life as a new teacher. (SM)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers
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Hynes, John L.; And Others – Teaching Education, 1992
Many American schools that use site-based management and shared decision making have a lead teacher who continues teaching while accepting greater responsibility for the overall school success. The Southeastern Teacher Leadership Center helps lead teachers assume their new leadership roles. Program evaluation indicates it helps remove barriers…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education
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Libutti, Patricia – Teaching Education, 1992
This annotated guide presents 51 resources on the subject of engagement in ethical, political, and social discourse and deliberative action when developing educators as leaders. Topics include mentoring, empowerment, women's issues, peer coaching, collective bargaining, teacher/principal relationships, and school restructuring. (SM)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics
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Jacobs, Mary-Ellen – Teaching Education, 1992
This review of "Teacher Lore," a book of essays, highlights what teacher lore is, teachers' stories and ideas, and learning from teacher lore. The book invites teachers to look searchingly into their daily practice in order to understand the mystery and intangibles of teaching. It is recommended for preservice and inservice teachers. (SM)
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Essays, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Shechtman, Zipora – Teaching Education, 1994
Discusses research on teacher beliefs, highlighting teacher attitudes toward mainstreaming students with disabilities. It proposes a conceptualized approach to teacher preparation and suggests drawing methods from the counseling education discipline, for example, clarifying processes and bibliotherapy. (SM)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Bibliotherapy, Consciousness Raising, Counseling Techniques