Dr. C. Northington Purdie is a psychologist and educator with a PhD in Psychology from New York University. She is on the faculty at William Paterson University and the author of several graduate and undergraduate courses in classroom management. Before joining the university faculty, she enjoyed a fruitful career as a teacher in the New Jersey public schools.
Have you decided to pursue a career as a teacher? Preparing yourself to enter the field of education can be daunting without guidance. In this podcast we will discuss topics like what to include in your employment portfolio, how to change your resume into an educational curriculum vita, the interview and more!
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Why do you want to be a TEACHER? Teaching can be a tremendously rewarding career if pursued for the RIGHT reasons.
The amount of documentation required to qualify for any position can seem overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. This segment can serve as a checklist of the paperwork you will need. In future podcasts, the items in this segment will be discussed in more detail.
A professional PORTFOLIO. How to build it; what to put in it.
Discipline strategies at-a-glance!
Makes a great GIFT!
Bus drivers and bus paraprofessionals rarely receive professional development. Yet they are responsible for the safety of children to and from school each day. This book is a must - read for bus drivers and paraprofessionals transporting any grade. It provides behavior management solutions specifically for the school bus environment. The strategies presented are straightforward, realistic and most importantly, non-punitive. It is a professional development day that can fit into a pocket!
"I've been teaching for over 30 years and found this book to provide some much needed reminders, to reinforce things that I've known instinctually, and to be enlightening. Also, my curiosity was sparked to research further topics. I highly recommend this book for the teacher-to-be, the new teacher and the veteran teacher." By Cathy E. Oliver on October 30, 2016