Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Trim: 6 x 8¾
978-1-4758-3132-0 • Paperback • November 2016 • $26.00 • (£19.99)
978-1-4758-3133-7 • eBook • November 2016 • $24.50 • (£18.99)
Barbara D. Culp, M.A.Ed., Ed.D. has dedicated forty-three years of her life to education as an elementary and middle school teacher, a principal, and a clinical supervisor. She recently founded a tutorial service for public, private, charter and parochial schools, and offers workshops and training programs on classroom management and differentiated instruction
Part One: Essential Knowledge for the Community
Part Two: Essential Knowledge for Your Classroom
Part Three: Essential Knowledge for Yourself
Final Words: Always a Teacher
The heart of a teacher is spoken of so eloquently. This book really magnifies an educator’s dedication to the profession and the lasting effects on generations to come through strategies used and true compassion page after page.
— Aisha Randolph, EdS, 5th Grade Teacher
Essential Knowledge for Teachers is an excellent tool that should be required reading for teachers and those training to be teachers. It is replete with ideas that will aid teachers in doing their best work with students, fellow teachers, administrators, parents, and the community. Barbara Culp has gathered information gleaned from more than four decades teaching elementary and middle school, as well as serving as principal of a large elementary school. In essence, it is a “how-to” book that shows one how to get the most out of the teaching experience for all involved.
— Earle D. Clowney, PhD
Essential Knowledge for Teachers is an educator must-have, because it provides an avenue for teachers to be inspired, motivated, and relevant. Dr. Barbara Culp has perfectly woven together the important role of the teacher and the wisdom teachers can bring to the table. This well-written book goes a step further to show teachers how they can use this wisdom in the classroom to help students be more successful.
— Jacquelyn Dargon, Instructional Coach
Essential Knowledge for Teachers is the go-to guide for new and veteran educators alike. Through her insightful voice, Dr. Barbara Culp captures the essence of how, why, and what we do as educators. Essential Knowledge for Teachers is an inspiration, appreciation, and celebration of educators!
— Kelli Rowsey, teacher, Chestnut Log Middle School Teacher of the Year 2016-17, Douglasville, Georgia
This must read practical book captures the essence of what great teachers do differently!
— Pearl Taylor, educator