Reluctant Disciplinarian

Based on the author's disastrous first year of teaching, which began with no classroom management skills, this recollection offers clear and specific advice based on what he learned on the way to becoming "Teacher of the Year" four years ...

Reluctant Disciplinarian

Based on the author's disastrous first year of teaching, which began with no classroom management skills, this recollection offers clear and specific advice based on what he learned on the way to becoming "Teacher of the Year" four years later.

Reluctant Disciplinarian

Reluctant Disciplinarian

In this funny and insightful book, Gary Rubinstein relives his own truly disastrous first year of teaching. He begins his teaching career armed only with idealism and romantic visions of teaching—and absolutely no classroom management skills. By his fourth year, he is named “Teacher of the Year.” As Rubinstein details his transformation from incompetent to successful teacher, he shows what works and what doesn't work when managing a classroom such as: Develop a teacher look. The teacher look says, “There's nothing you can do that I haven't already seen, so don't even bother trying.” Show students that you are a “real” teacher by doing things they expect of real teachers, at least for a while. Be prepared to utter a decisive answer to anything within 2 seconds. Decisive answers inspire confidence. Any teacher—experienced or not—will enjoy this honest and humorous look at the real world of teaching!

Valor

We'd put handkerchiefs in our back pockets when she'd go to spank us, so she'd have my dad play the role of heavy disciplinarian when he got home. It was not an assignment he relished. A reluctant disciplinarian, he bowed to his wife's ...

Valor

The son of Hispanic immigrants, Rogelio "Roy" Dominguez grew up in gang-plagued Gary, Indiana. With strong family support, he managed to beat the odds, graduating with distinction from Indiana University, finishing law school after a rough start, and maturing into a successful attorney and officeholder. Yet there was more in store for Roy. Ready to start a family and embark on a career as a deputy prosecutor, he was stricken with Guillain-Barré syndrome. How he coped with and eventually overcame this debilitating affliction is a compelling part of his story. The experience steeled him to meet future crises with wisdom, perspective, and grit. An inspiring true story, Valor is also a significant and original contribution to the social, ethnic, and political history of Indiana.

Topsy

The tortoise was delightful , but a " poor substitute " for Jofi , Freud remarked.5 Freud could be a reluctant disciplinarian . ... I had to punish him for that , but did so very reluctantly , for he — Jones — deserved it .

Topsy

Topsy is a psychoanalytic tale of the effects of a dog on its owner; the analyst is thegreat Marie Bonaparte. Only after being told that her dog had cancer did she realie theattachment she developed to Topsy. She describes the emotions she experienced during the time ofTopsy's illness and subsequent healing. Written in France and Greece at the onset of World WarII, the story of Topsy's cancer clearly is intended to convey the ills of Europe at that time. Bonaparte's relationship with her dog reveals her own fearsabout aging, dying, being alone, as well as the uncertainty of the political situation. As shetells her story, Bonaparte is reminded of the experience of her father, who also suffered fromcancer. Topsy, while not written as a scientific study, provides insight into thepsychoanalytical effects of relationships between humans and animals. It tells us much about oneof psychotherapy's founding personages as well as the members of her professional circle in acritical period of European history. In the newintroduction, Gary Genosko reflects on Sigmund Freud's own affection for, and use of, dogs inhis analyses. He goes on to describe the relationship between Freud and Bonaparte and how dogsplayed a significant part in that companionship. Topsy will be of interest to psychologists,psychiatrists, and those who love, and have been loved by dogs. Marie Bonaparte(1882-1962) was a renowned French psychoanalyst whose best-known book was APsychoanalytic Study of Edgar Allen Poe. She also translated many of Freud'sbooks into French. GaryGenosko is a researcher affiliated with the McLuhan Program in Culture andTechnology at the University of Toronto in Canada, and the department of Sociology, Goldsmith'sCollege, University of London, England.

Ethical World of British MPs

As this description indicates , the British Parliament is a solitary and reluctant disciplinarian . It employs a set of ill - defined rules that no one is effectively responsible for enforcing . The members of the House avoid initiating ...

Ethical World of British MPs

A much longer treatment than many would have thought possible of the ethical standards of members of the British Parliament. Based on personal interviews with over 100 MPs, finds four ethical types: puritans who stake out moral territory, servants who advocate for their constituency, muddlers who do not care, and entrepreneurs who use their position for any personal gain not explicitly prohibited. Muses over whether the situation should or could be changed. Canadian call number: C94-900910-5. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

The Transcendentalists and Their World

The reluctant disciplinarian felt a different kind of pain. Applying the rod in violation of his beliefs, he did violence to his conscience, and that was intolerable. Hours later Thoreau sought out the deacon and resigned.29 ...

The Transcendentalists and Their World

One of The Wall Street Journal's 10 best books of 2021 One of Air Mail's 10 best books of 2021 In the year of the nation’s bicentennial, Robert A. Gross published The Minutemen and Their World, a paradigm-shaping study of Concord, Massachusetts, during the American Revolution. It won the prestigious Bancroft Prize and became a perennial bestseller. Forty years later, in this highly anticipated work, Gross returns to Concord and explores the meaning of an equally crucial moment in the American story: the rise of Transcendentalism. The Transcendentalists and Their World offers a fresh view of the thinkers whose outsize impact on philosophy and literature would spread from tiny Concord to all corners of the earth. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and the Alcotts called this New England town home, and Thoreau drew on its life extensively in his classic Walden. But Concord from the 1820s through the 1840s was no pastoral place fit for poets and philosophers. The Transcendentalists and their neighbors lived through a transformative epoch of American life. A place of two thousand–plus souls in the antebellum era, Concord was a community in ferment, whose small, ordered society founded by Puritans and defended by Minutemen was dramatically unsettled through the expansive forces of capitalism and democracy and tightly integrated into the wider world. These changes challenged a world of inherited institutions and involuntary associations with a new premium on autonomy and choice. They exposed people to cosmopolitan currents of thought and endowed them with unparalleled opportunities. They fostered uncertainties, raised new hopes, stirred dreams of perfection, and created an audience for new ideas of individual freedom and democratic equality deeply resonant today. The Transcendentalists and Their World is both an intimate journey into the life of a community and a searching cultural study of major American writers as they plumbed the depths of the universe for spiritual truths and surveyed the rapidly changing contours of their own neighborhoods. It shows us familiar figures in American literature alongside their neighbors at every level of the social order, and it reveals how this common life in Concord entered powerfully into their works. No American community of the nineteenth century has been recovered so richly and with so acute an awareness of its place in the larger American story.

The Cult of Imperial Honor in British India

Dyer, as the reluctant disciplinarian, consequently reflected the norms of imperial society by recoding “European self-interest as 66 The Cult of Imperial Honor in British India.

The Cult of Imperial Honor in British India

What was imperial honor and how did it sustain the British Raj? If "No man may harm me with impunity" was an ancient theme of the European aristocracy, British imperialists of almost all classes in India possessed a similar vision of themselves as overlords belonging to an honorable race, so that ideals of honor condoned and sanctified their rituals, connecting them with status, power, and authority. Honor, most broadly, legitimated imperial rule, since imperialists ostensibly kept India safe from outside threats. Yet at the individual level, honor kept the "white herd" together, providing the protocols and etiquette for the imperialist, who had to conform to the strict notions of proper and improper behavior in a society that was always obsessed with maintaining its dominance over India and Indians.Examining imperial society through the prism of honor therefore opens up a new methodology for the study of British India.

I Believe In Yesterday

Hrothgar did his best to affect an air of stern disapproval, no easy task for such a reluctant disciplinarian, nor a Viking with a digital camera round his neck. “Right, I'm going to walk round and take a few pictures, and I don't want ...

I Believe In Yesterday

In 1989, Tim Moore moved into the last house in Chiswick with an outside toilet. Intrigued by a subsequent encounter with an elderly former resident, he finds himself inspired to travel back to the land before now, experiencing the hardships and pleasures enjoyed and endured by Moores gone by. The journey that follows takes him through the world of historical re-enactment: living on bramble leaves, Johnny cake and porridge, Moore travels from the Iron Age to the Steam Age, from Roman legionary to Tudor master to Yankee spy, sharing straw beds and daft hats with period obsessives driven by socio-historical curiosity, disillusionment with the modern world, or a simple nostalgia for campfires, flatulence and brutality. I Believe in Yesterday is an odyssey through 2,000 years of filth and fury, to a time where men were men, the nights were black, the world was your outside toilet and everything tasted faintly of leeks.

Hockey Night Fever

Though a reluctant disciplinarian, Freddie was forced to lay down the law after a one-game road trip to Minnesota. The Flyers were savage practical jokers. Players returned from the shower to find a pant leg missing or maybe the sleeve ...

Hockey Night Fever

A wildly evocative chronicle of the decade that changed hockey forever. "Lady Byng died in Boston" read a sign in the Garden arena in 1970, a cheery dismissal of the NHL trophy awarded the game's most gentlemanly player. A new age of hockey was dawning. For 30 years, hockey was an orderly and (relatively) well-behaved sport. There was one Commissioner, six teams and five colours--red, white, black, blue and yellow. Oh, and one nationality. Until 1967, every player, coach, referee and GM in the NHL had been a Canadian. And then came NHL expansion, the founding of the WHA, and garish new uniforms. The Seventies had arrived: the era that gave us not only disco, polyester suits, lava lamps and mullets but also the movie Slap Shot and the arrest of ten NHL players for on-ice mayhem. But it also gave us hockey's greatest encounter (the 1972 Canada-Russia Summit), its most splendid team, the 1976-77 Montreal Canadiens, and the most aesthetically satisfying game--the three-all tie on New Year's Eve, 1975, between the Canadiens and the Soviet Red Army. Modern hockey was born in the sport's wild, sensational, sometimes ugly Seventies growth spurt. The forces at play in the decade's battle for hockey supremacy--dazzling speed vs. brute force--are now, for better or worse, part of hockey's DNA. This book is a welcome reappraisal of the ten years that changed how the sport was played and experienced. Informed by first-hand interviews with players and game officials, and sprinkled with sidebars on the art and artifacts that defined Seventies hockey, the book brings dramatically alive hockey's most eventful, exciting decade.

The New Teacher s Idea Book

Reluctant Disciplinarian: Advice on Classroom Management From a Softy who Became (Eventually) a Successfitl Teacher, Gary Rubinstein (Cottonwood Press, 1999). An instructive memoir from a teacher who admits to a catastrophic first year ...

The New Teacher s Idea Book

"A winner ideas worthy of doing and trying." -Seymour Sarason, author of Teaching as a Performing Art The New Teacher's Idea Book First Edition Practical wisdom from more than 40 veteran teachers to help you: establish and maintain discipline manage your classroom manage your time choose the right teaching strategies and materials connect with students assess and improve your own performance overcome discouragement Dozens of insights and techniques to apply right away in your classroom-and to use to begin ongoing conversations with mentors and other teachers who can help you learn and improve. Use The New Teacher's Idea Book Visit us on the web at www.newteachersideabook.com

The Cage Busting Teacher

Gary Rubenstein, The Reluctant Disciplinarian (Fort Collins, CO: Cottonwood Press, 1999), 26–27. 17. Boston Consulting Group, “The Professional Development Marketplace” (webinar presentation, 2014). 18. Linda Darling-Hammond et al., ...

The Cage Busting Teacher

The Cage-Busting Teacher adopts the logic of Cage-Busting Leadership and applies it to the unique challenges and opportunities of classroom teachers. Detailed, accessible, and thoroughly engaging, it uncovers the many ways in which teachers can break out of familiar constraints in order to influence school and classroom practice, education policy, and school reform. “Cage-busting is concrete, precise, andpractical,” writes Frederick M. Hess. This invaluable book helps teachers understand why and how to revisit their assumptions and enables them to have greater impacts upon their schools and beyond. Based on interviews with hundreds of teachers, teacher advocates, union leaders, and others, Hess identifies the challenges teachers face, seeks concrete and workable solutions, and offers recommendations to put those solutions in place. A uniquely practical and inspiring book, The Cage-Busting Teacher is for educators who want to shape the schools and systems in which they work.

The Kinesthetic Classroom

Reluctant disciplinarian: Advice on classroom management from a softy who became (eventually) a successful teacher. Fort Collins, CO: Cottonwood Press. Saxton, M. (2009). The importance of using music and movement in the kindergarten ...

The Kinesthetic Classroom

Discover the link between physical activity and academic success! Research shows that regular physical activity helps children perform better in school. This inspiring book illustrates how to integrate movement within classroom instruction, ranging from short activity breaks to curriculum-enhancing games. Readers will find: User-friendly, research-based information on how physical activity affects the brain Hundreds of movement activities that can be easily implemented in the classroom, including many requiring two minutes or less Discussion of how movement can contribute to classroom management and community Case studies showing how combining physical activity and academics contributes to successful learning

The Road to Independence

... the reluctant disciplinarian, who made her and her siblings own up to their mistakes and rectify them. But in other social contexts, his roles included entrepreneur, arctic explorer, farmer, company director, environmental activist, ...

The Road to Independence

People throughout the world have creative minds with unlimited potential for change. The Road to Independence: Emancipatory Pedagogy offers ways to empower people through education so that we can live and prosper together in a sustainable world. The emancipatory pedagogy of innovation and entrepreneurial education is presented as a road to independence: as a way to enable everyone to reach their inherent potential. This book presents case studies, stories, and research findings from innovation and entrepreneurial education that illuminate the real lives and work of teachers and students from different cultures. “Over 40 years of direct experience informs this text. You will find innovative things to think about from the authors, and come to understand how they are able to develop such innovative thinking in their learners. Educational forms such as these are much needed as we move from learning about how things work as observers, towards learning to be able to do things for ourselves. Importantly, all too often the term ‘joining the dots’ references looking backwards and understanding the past, but this book is all about the future; it proactively responds to what are becoming known as ‘entrepreneurial 21st Century skills, so start connecting them now.” – Andy Penaluna, Director, International Institute for Creative Entrepreneurial Development “This fascinating, inspiring, and insightful book on how to actualize and develop an innovation potential of every child is a must-read for teachers, parents, and researchers alike. Svanborg R. Jónsdóttir and Rósa Gunnarsdóttir began an innovation revolution by introducing Innovation and Entrepreneurial Education in Icelandic schools. What the whole world needs today is to maximize revolutionary innovation in all fields of human endeavour and The Road to Independence provides a myriad of incredibly useful approaches to nurture that innovation.” – Larisa V. Shavinina, Editor of The Routledge International Handbook of Innovation Education

The King and the Gentleman

The archdeacon was a reluctant disciplinarian who believed in freedom of religious expression.One of hiscolleagues in drawingupthe Instrumentum Theologorum Anglorum wasWalter Wells, the lecturer at Godmanchester of whom Cromwell somuch ...

The King and the Gentleman

For all the myth surrounding Oliver Cromwell and King Charles I, there is no detailed account of any meeting between them. Yet they were almost exact contemporaries, embodying virtually everything for which politicians, bishops, preachers and generals contended. The paths of these two men gradually converged until a frosty morning in 1649, when the executioner's axe ended one man's life and raised the other to the brink of absolute power in England. In his moving history The King and the Gentleman, Derek Wilson brings to life the politics and the personalities that once shook an empire. "Wilson does an admirable job of covering the complex religious and political schism that rocked England and Scotland, and summarizes for general readers the wealth of extant material on both men’s lives." - Kirkus Reviews

This Is Not A Test

... 169,172 Questlove, 149 Race to the Top, 173, 181, 185, 186 Rafael (7H3 student), 80 Ralf (half brother), 125 Ravitch, Diane, 157, 163, 173, 176 Reaganomics, 95 Reason TV, 164 Redman, Ruben, 89–92 Reluctant Disciplinarian, 129 Rhee, ...

This Is Not A Test

José Vilson writes about race, class, and education through stories from the classroom and researched essays. His rise from rookie math teacher to prominent teacher leader takes a twist when he takes on education reform through his now-blocked eponymous blog, TheJoseVilson.com. He calls for the reclaiming of the education profession while seeking social justice. José Vilson is a middle school math educator for in the Inwood/Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. He writes for Edutopia, GOOD, and TransformED / Future of Teaching, and his work has appeared in Education Week, CNN.com, Huffington Post, and El Diario / La Prensa.

Al Capp

the household and Al acting as the reluctant disciplinarian. Every day, around five thirty, Al would return home from work, and the family would gather around the dinner table and eat their evening meal together.

Al Capp

More than thirty years have passed since Al Capp's death, and he may no longer be a household name. But at the height of his career, his groundbreaking comic strip, Li'l Abner, reached ninety million readers. The strip ran for forty-three years, spawned two movies and a Broadway musical, and originated such expressions as "hogwash" and "double-whammy." Capp himself was a familiar personality on TV and radio; as a satirist, he was frequently compared to Mark Twain. Though Li'l Abner brought millions joy, the man behind the strip was a complicated and often unpleasant person. A childhood accident cost him a leg-leading him to art as a means of distinguishing himself. His apprenticeship with Ham Fisher, creator of Joe Palooka, started a twenty-year feud that ended in Fisher's suicide. Capp enjoyed outsized publicity for a cartoonist, but his status abetted sexual misconduct and protected him from the severest repercussions. Late in life, his politics became extremely conservative; he counted Richard Nixon as a friend, and his gift for satire was redirected at targets like John Lennon, Joan Baez, and anti-war protesters on campuses across the country. With unprecedented access to Capp's archives and a wealth of new material, Michael Schumacher and Denis Kitchen have written a probing biography. Capp's story is one of incredible highs and lows, of popularity and villainy, of success and failure-told here with authority and heart.

Organizing Empire

Characterizing the crowd as a naughty group of children capable of becoming dangerous hooligans, he casts himself in the role of the adult who was their reluctant disciplinarian. Dyer's testimony illustrates Jenny Sharpe's observation ...

Organizing Empire

Organizing Empire critically examines how concepts of individualism functioned to support and resist British imperialism in India. Through readings of British colonial and Indian nationalist narratives that emerged in parliamentary debates, popular colonial histories, newsletters, memoirs, biographies, and novels, Purnima Bose investigates the ramifications of reducing collective activism to individual intentions. Paying particular attention to the construction of gender, she shows that ideas of individualism rhetorically and theoretically bind colonials, feminists, nationalists, and neocolonials to one another. She demonstrates how reliance on ideas of the individual—as scapegoat or hero—enabled colonial and neocolonial powers to deny the violence that they perpetrated. At the same time, she shows how analyses of the role of the individual provide a window into the dynamics and limitations of state formations and feminist and nationalist resistance movements. From a historically grounded, feminist perspective, Bose offers four case studies, each of which illuminates a distinct individualizing rhetorical strategy. She looks at the parliamentary debates on the Amritsar Massacre of 1919, in which several hundred unarmed Indian protesters were killed; Margaret Cousins’s firsthand account of feminist organizing in Ireland and India; Kalpana Dutt’s memoir of the Bengali terrorist movement of the 1930s, which was modeled in part on Irish anticolonial activity; and the popular histories generated by ex-colonial officials and their wives. Bringing to the fore the constraints that colonial domination placed upon agency and activism, Organizing Empire highlights the complexity of the multiple narratives that constitute British colonial history.

Creating Caring and Supportive Educational Environments for Meaningful Learning

Reluctant disciplinarian: Advice on classroom management from a softy who became (eventually) a successful teacher. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc. Sadker, M., & Sadker, D. (1994). Failing at fairness. New York, NY: Touchstone.

Creating Caring and Supportive Educational Environments for Meaningful Learning

In a seemingly tumultuous time of political change, caring and healing are needed now more than ever. This is especially true in education, which has been criticized for a disproportionate focus on the technical aspects of teaching with less focus on its “human” aspects. Creating Caring and Supportive Educational Environments for Meaningful Learning is a collection of innovative research on the practical and theoretical questions involved in organizing traditional and nontraditional areas of study around themes of care and support for students within the framework of current educational systems and standards. While highlighting topics including service learning, ethics of care, and student mental health, this book is ideally designed for teachers, administrators, researchers, and academicians seeking current research on the importance and ethics of the human aspects of education.

2 Corinthians MacArthur New Testament Commentary

Paul was a reluctant disciplinarian, as his agonizing over the severe letter reveals: But I call God as witness to my soul, that to spare you I came no more to Corinth. Not that we lord it over your faith, but are workers with you for ...

2 Corinthians MacArthur New Testament Commentary

The Corinthian church required Paul's repeated care. In 2 Corinthians, he continues his attempt to correct errors of unchristian practice, worship, and doctrine. Concerned with false apostles who were leading the church astray, Paul defended his own authority as God's apostle and sought reconciliation within the church. Respected preacher and Bible teacher John MacArthur presents yet another comprehensive and compelling commentary in his New Testament series.

Institutional Culture in Early Modern Society

In fact, the Academy was a reluctant disciplinarian, more likely to threaten punishment than to impose it; quite likely to extend clemency even in cases of serious misconduct; and in certain instances, simply declining to discipline.

Institutional Culture in Early Modern Society

This volume offers new insights into the self-perceptions, strategies, and rituals through which early modern institutions functioned. Its wide range and its comparative vision of the nature of institutions prompts a new interpretation of the role of institutions in society. With contributions by Florence Hsia, Ian Anders Gadd, Gayle K. Brunelle, Christopher Carlsmith, Susan E. Brown, Victor Morgan, Steve Hindle, Janelle Day Jenstad, Eve Rosenhaft, Reed Benhamou, James Shaw, Kristine Haugen.