Veteran Teacher Ralph Maltese Offers Lessons to First-Year Teachers in New Release

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This guide focuses on subjects teachers do not learn in school, giving first-year-teachers practical tips to help them get over their jitters and find the confidence they need to succeed in the classroom. The book covers more than classroom activities, delving into how teachers can market themselves and make the educational bureaucracy work for them.

The book, written in a conversational style, rings with an authenticity only someone truly dedicated to teaching our country’s youth could achieve.

This guide focuses on subjects teachers do not learn in school, giving first-year-teachers practical tips to help them get over their jitters and find the confidence they need to succeed in the classroom. This handbook, which includes anecdotes from the author about his own experiences, aims to inspire teachers. As the author writes, “The difficulty of teaching and the abuse the teaching profession suffers, coupled with the greatness of the goals of teaching, make this profession one of the last noble professions in our society.”

A Class Act, published by Dog Ear Publishing, covers more than just classroom activities as it also delves into how teachers can successfully market themselves and make educational bureaucracy work for them. The author, a seasoned classroom veteran, offers suggestions on everything from how to get organized at the start of the school year to managing discipline problems, curbing cheating and “teacher triage,” starting class on time by effectively managing students who swarm around the teacher’s desk before class. The book, written in a conversational style, rings with an authenticity only someone truly dedicated to teaching our country’s youth could achieve.

Author Ralph Maltese, an adjunct professor for integrating technology in the classroom, has been a classroom teacher for more than 35 years. After receiving a B.S. in education from Villanova University, he earned a master’s degree in English from Indiana University. He’s a technology coach, Fulbright Teacher/Scholar, and state consultant for Classrooms for the Future. Maltese was named Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year in 2002. Visit his website at http://ralphmaltese.com/

A CLASS ACT: TEACHING FOR SMARTIES
Ralph Maltese

Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 978-160844-952-1             187 pages            $15.95 US

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