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BECOMING A TEACHER Selected Books Periodical Databases and Websites


									BECOMING A TEACHER: Selected Books, Periodical Databases and Websites for Teacher Preparation The following resources provide information about the teaching profession and about preparing for CBEST and CSET examis. The books are available for check-out at the CCSF Rosenberg Library unless otherwise noted. (REF means in the Reference collection on the 4th floor). CBEST & CSET Test Preparation Books Bobrow, Jerry. California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET). NY: Cliffs Notes: 2003. (Ordered April 8, 2005) Bobrow, Jerry. CliffsTestPrep CBEST, 6th ed. New York, NY: Hungry Minds, 2000. How to Prepare for the CBEST, California Basic Education Skills Test. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's, 2001. Mundsack, Allan. CBEST. New York, N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, 2004. Books Bubb, Sara. The Effective Induction of Newly Qualified Primary Teachers: An Induction Teacher's Handbook. London, Eng.: David Fulton Publication, 2000. Calhoun, Florence. Choosing a Career in Teaching. NY: Rosen, 2000. Della Valle, Joan. Teacher Career Starter. NY: Learning Express, 1998. Dimock, Edna. Teacher Certification Tests. 5th ed. NY: Arco, 1999. Duncan, Diane. Becoming a Primary School Teacher. London: Trentham Books, 1999. Echaore-McDavid, Susan. Career Opportunities in Education, New York: Checkmark Books, 2001. Fideler, Elizabeth F. Learning the Ropes: Urban Teacher Induction Programs and Practices in the United States. Belmont, MA: Recruiting New Teachers, 1999. Fine, Janet. Opportunities in Teaching Careers. NY: McGraw-Hill 2005. (Ordered April 8, 2005) Freed, Melvyn N. The Educator’s Desk Reference (EDR): A Sourcebook of Educational Information and Research. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002. Freire, Paulo. Teachers as Cultural Worker: Letters to Those Who Dare Teach. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1998. Library/Call # On Order Rosenberg Library Downtown & Ocean Campuses LB3060.33 .C34 B62 2000 LB3060.33 .C34 B37 2001 [7 DAY RSRV] LB3060.33 .C34 M85 2004 [ON RESERVE/ Library/Call # LB2844.1.N4 B823 2000

LB1775.2 .C34 2000 REF LB 1775.2 .D45 REF LB 1762 .D56 1999 LB 1776.4 .G7 D86 1999 LB1775.2 .E33 2001 LB 1731 .F5 1999

On Order Rosenberg Library Downtown LB1028.27 .U6 F74 2002 Downtown LB 880 .F73 P76413 1998

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Gipps, Caroline, et. Al. What Makes a Good Primary School Teacher: Expert Classroom Strategies. NY: Routledge, 2000. Haselkorn, David. How to Become a Teacher: A Complete Guide. Belmont, MA: Recruiting New Teachers, 2000. Maloy, Robert. The Essential Career Guide to Becoming a Middle and High School Teacher. Westport, CT: Begin & Garvey, 1999. Paley, Vivian Gussin. White Teacher. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2000. Stronge, James H. Qualities of Effective Teachers. Alexandria, VA Assoc. for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2002. Take This Job and Love It! Making the Mid-Career Move to Teaching. Belmont, MA: Recruiting New Teachers, 1998. Williamson, Bonnie. A First-Year Teacher’s Guidebook: An Educational Recipe Book for Success. Sacramento, CA: Dynamic Teaching, 1998. Teaching Career/Preparation Websites • • • • • • • • • • • Certification Requirements for 50 States Early Education Finance Statistics Center Education Place Education World GED Preparation Resources on the Web The National Teacher Recruitment Clearinghouse Smithsonian Education Teacher Preparation and Enhancement Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants What to Expect Your First Year of Teaching

LB 1555 .G56 2000 LB1775.2 .H37 2000 LB 1776.5 .M35 1999 LC2771 .P34 2000 LB1025.3 .S789 2002 LB 2165. .T35 1998 LB 2844.1 .N4 W55 1998


For additional quality databases, check out the Librarians’ Index to the Internet (, keywords: Teacher and (Career, or Education or Preparation). Periodical Databases for Articles from Magazines, Journals and Newspapers

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Access these databases of periodical articles at CCSF Library’s website:* InfoTrac’s Expanded Academic Index – articles from a variety of periodicals, many of these are from professional educational journals. Here’s one example: “Listing the Qualities of Quality Teachers,” from Curriculum Review (March 2004): 3. InfoTrac’s Professional Collection – contains a selection of more than 300 full-text journals for professional educators. Here’s an another example from the Professional Collection: Couchenour, Donna and Beth Dimino. “Teacher Power: Who Has IT, How to Get It, and What to Do With It.”

Childhood Education (Summer 1999): 194.
InfoTrac also provides Custom Newspapers and OneFile that also contain articles of interest to educators. Ethnic NewsWatch – a variety of periodical articles from ethnic publications

to these databases requires using the barcode number on your CCSF identification card.

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