Twenty Talks to Teachers

by Thomas E. Sanders

Twenty Talks to Teachers

Twenty Talks to Teachers is a book written for teachers, young and old, to help further the development of both teachers and students in the classroom.

Source: Sanders, T. E. (1908). Twenty Talks to Teachers. The Teachers Co–Operative Company.

A preface to the book.
Chapter 1: "Am I Fit to Teach?"
A chapter of guidance for the young teacher with self-doubt.
Chapter 2: "Shall Teaching Be My Life Work"
Evaluating whether teaching will be just a job or a lifetime career.
Chapter 3: Securing a Position
How the young teacher can go about finding a job as a teacher.
Chapter 4: Passing the Examination
How teachers, both young and old, can prepare for the formal examination.
Chapter 5: Problems of the Young Teacher
The mis-steps a young teacher can avoid while developing their own confident style of teaching.
Chapter 6: Grading the School
Evaluating a schools course of study and a subject criteria for improving it.
Chapter 7: Opening Exercise
A list and description of possible exercises that can be used to catch the attention of your students at the beginning of the school day.
Chapter 8: The Spirit of the Teacher
How the attitude of the teacher can affect the behavior of the students and the overall atmosphere of the classroom.
Chapter 9: The Teacher's Library
How teachers can expand their knowledge base through the reading of many different literary sources.
Chapter 10: The Teacher Outside the School–Room
How the teacher's presence in the and involvement in the community is as important as their role in the classroom.
Chapter 11: Good Teaching Conditions
How the teacher can create an environment in the classroom that allows for the most effective teaching.
Chapter 12: Keeping Good Conditions
Methods for maintaining a tidy classroom throughout the school term.
Chapter 13: What Makes a Good School?
The many different ways in which a teacher can judge the overall quality of a school.
Chapter 14: Ten Time Killers
Ten habits to avoid in order to efficiently teach your students.
Chapter 15: The Value of a High School Course
A list of the reasons for and benefits of having a child take high school classes.
Chapter 16: A Talk About Spelling
Different and effective methods for instructing students in subject of spelling.
Chapter 17: Arithmetic in the School
Different and effective methods for instructing students in subject of arithmetic.
Chapter 18: Teaching Literature
Different and effective methods for instructing students in subject of literature.
Chapter 19: The Teacher's Vacation
The many ways to spend the break following the end of the school term.
Chapter 20: The Teacher's View of Life
How the teachers attitude and viewpoint can affect their students.
  • Year Published: 1908
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 10.4
  • Word Count: 50,357
  • Genre: Informational
  • Keywords: education, educational, learning, teaching
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