In Praise of Our Teachers
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In Praise of Our Teachers A Muliticultural Tribute to Those Who Inspired Us by Gloria Jean Wade-Gayles

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Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English


  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Biography,
  • Students,
  • Teacher-student relationships,
  • Teachers,
  • United States,
  • Education

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11292753M
ISBN 10080703147X
ISBN 109780807031476

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  Teachers have always made an indelible impression on their charges. Now, in this new book, Gloria Wade-Gayles has brought together a winning and touching collection of pieces about teachers and teaching, with inspiring and dramatic anecdotes woven in. Each story offers a new and unique perspective on some of our country's most beloved teachers. In Praise of Our Teachers: A Multicultural Tribute to Those Who Inspired Us Gloria Wade-Gayles, Author, Gloria Wade Gayles, Editor, Gloria Wade-Gayles, Editor . Teacher Praise: An Efficient Tool to Motivate Students As the majority of states across America adopt the Common Core Standards for reading and mathematics, teachers at all grade levels are eager to find tools that will encourage students to work harder to File Size: 37KB. Teachers are some of the most unsung heroes we have. You can tell by taking one look at what their jobs require. To even be a teacher, a person needs to go through additional schooling and testing to get the right credentials. It also doesn’t hurt if they have a knack for holding on to their sanity while dealing with other people’s kids!

KEYNOTES When you book Matt Miller for a keynote, your participants will be inspired, empowered and entertained. His years of craft as a public speaker stir attendees to act and level up their practice as educators. Charlie Miller Founder, Flipgrid Matt inspires world-class innovation and engagement in the modern classroom through ideas and experiences that [ ]. At PALS, we hold the highest standard for our teachers and also require all co-teachers to meet the same qualification. This selectivity, combined with our belief in fostering teachers’ self-development and growth is a big part of PALS’ remarkable staff retention. PALS’ staff turnover rate has always been under 20%.Location: NE Greenleaf St, Peoria, , IL. Praise for Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World ‘Peace can’t be achieved in the outside world unless we have peace on the inside. Mark Williams and Danny Penman’s book gives us this peace,’ Goldie Hawn. ‘This is an inspiring programme for anyone caring about his or her own health and sanity,’ Jon Kabat-Zinn. The challenge is that many students like praise—especially if they have not experienced the differences. Recently in an Early Childhood and Development course for high school seniors, the concept of encouragement vs. praise was introduced, and the students immediately piped in with how much they loved praise from their parents and teachers.

  In a future column, I'll say more about the power of praise and how a kind word from teachers and parents can go a long way to fuel students' self-confidence and persistence. Gratitude and praise should be among our nation's abundant renewable resources for fueling the success of our teachers and students.   In praise of teachers. Ap Here I would like to mention one of my own teachers, Mrs. R. I remember her showing me a book full Author: Matthew Walther.   Rated out of 5 stars overall by 28 customers. Customer Reviews. Sort Reviews By. Date Average rating Helpfulness. Items 1 to 10 of 28 total. January 2, Having Fun Too!! My first Praise Book. Like many reviewers I would like refill paper. Thank you. September 8, Great gift for the artists in your life.5/5(29). Praise is a powerful motivating tool because it allows the teacher to selectively encourage different aspects of student production or output. For example, the teacher may use praise to boost the student's performance, praising effort, accuracy, or speed on an assignment. Or the teacher may instead single out the student's work product and use.