* Establish, manage, and maintain learning-focused classroom environments.
* Organize time, communicate expectations, and plan instruction.
* Present curriculum to support active and engaged learning.
* Monitor student progress, identify student potential, and meet the needs of special populations in the classroom.
Teachers, educators who hire teachers, teacher leaders, supervisors, and teachers-in-training can all use this book to learn how to develop and choose better teachers-and become better teachers themselves. Skills checklists and an annotated bibliography provide a springboard for further insight and exploration.