|Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Lesson Plans for Pre-Service and In-Service Judaic Educators|
Friday, October 22, 2010
Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Lesson Plans for Pre-Service and In-Service Judaic Educators (Just Published)
WHAT IS IN THE TOOLBOX FOR TEACHERS AND MENTORS: LESSON PLANS FOR PRE-SERVICE AND IN-SERVICE JUDAIC EDUCATORS?
Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Lesson Plans for Pre-Service and In-Service Judaic Educators contains practical, user-friendly lesson plans on how to teach the content in the original book, Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Moving Madrichim to Mentor Teachers and Beyond.
There are seven chapters in the Toolbox for Teachers and Mentors: Lesson Plans for Pre-Service and In-Service Judaic Educators. Each chapter focuses on a different essential question. Here are the seven essential questions that are addressed in the book:
· What is a teacher?
· What should I be teaching?
· How do I plan lessons?
· What are teacher-directed models of teaching?
· What are student-engaged models of teaching?
· How do I reach all students?
· How do I manage student behavior?
For Whom is This Book Written?
1. Mentor teachers in Jewish supplemental and day schools who want to train 11th and 12th graders, undergraduate Jewish Studies majors and Hillel students to become teachers. These teaching candidates or interns are the pre-service teachers.
2. Supplemental and day school staff developers who want to train in-service (i.e. novice, beginning, and veteran) Judaic educators to acquire and master best practices in instruction, and classroom management.
3. Expert supplemental and day school educators who want to train teachers to become madrich and mentor teachers.
4. Educational consultants, supervisors, principals, college and university professors who (a) conduct workshops and seminars, and (b) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in instruction, mentoring, supervision, and staff development to Jewish educators.