Miles to Go: What I Learned While I Was Teaching (Paperback)
Melanie Mayer believes that given the right tools and a little motivation, teachers can change the world. She re-ignites the passion and joy in teaching through her own classroom experiences, anecdotes, instructional and management strategies, and delightful student examples.This frank, honest, and sometimes hilarious book is a masterful guide and must-read for today's teachers of all ages.
If you've ever thought, "Well, that sounds good in theory, but how does it look in my classroom?" this book is for you.
Practical considerations on grading, feedback, re ection, and grace are paired with methods for explicit writing instruction, active reading strategies, the value of literature, and more. Passionate and personal, Miles To Go is a book for those entering the profession, teachers currently in the trenches, and anyone who has ever wondered how teachers do it - and why it's worth it.