Career and Personal Development Resources
Professional development resources found here encompass a variety of web-based content for further study.
“Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101” http://www.jegsworks.com/Lessons/words/index.html
Create Your Personal Mission Statement
The Teaching Perspectives Inventory developed by Daniel Pratt and John Collins relates to their research on effective teaching. Take this online inventory and discover your dominant approach in the classroom. Is your perspective on teaching based on Transmission, Apprenticeship, Development, Nurturing, or Social Reform? http://teachingperspectives.com/html/tpi_frames.htm
Guidelines and procedures for the new faculty mentorship
program at Austin Community College:
Visit Richard Lyon’s website for an article on mentoring and a sample mentorship contract: http://www.developfaculty.com/mentoring.html.
New faculty mentoring program at Iowa State:
New faculty mentoring program at El Paso Community
Texas Collaborative Teaching Module on Mentoring,
by Stacy Mayo, El Paso Community College
Parker Palmer offers retreats based on the “teacher
formation” philosophy. An excerpt from Dr. Palmer’s
article “The Heart of a Teacher: Identity and Integrity in Teaching”
Stress managment and avoiding professional burnout
http://www.teach-nology.com/edleadership/burn_out/ A resource
list of websites from Teachnology.
Seven Time Management Sanity Savers
A resource from Scholastic that offers tips for time-stressed teachers
by Beblon Parks that can be applied to any aspect of life, career or personal.