About the Book
KEY BENEFIT The ideal resource for new teachers and alternate route teachers, this book provides valuable information, models, and guidance to help education professionals with their decision making as they transition into their new roles of teachers-it effectively bridges alternate route teachers' existing information gap as they complete their educational training. KEY TOPICS
Expectations of teachers in today's schools; classroom management; unit and lesson planning; assessment and evaluation; literacy instruction; literacy in the content areas; working successfully with English Language Learners, struggling readers, and students with special needs; using technology effectively in the classroom; and making a successful home-school connection. MARKET
New teachers and alternate route teachers, grades K-12.
About the Author: Dr. Fran Levin
is Associate Professor of Literacy Education at New Jersey City University and Academic Director of New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey-a statewide alternate route teaching program. She is the former Editor of the New Jersey Journal of Literacy
and past president of the New Jersey Reading Association. Dr. Mary Alice McCullough
is Assistant Professor of Literacy Education and Chair of the Literacy Developmental Skills Program at New Jersey City University. She has 25 years of experience teaching English on the secondary level to developmental, college prep, and Advanced Placement students. Before coming to NJCU, Dr. McCullough was the Director of Teaching and Learning for the Middle States Region of the College Board.