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The Educator's Writing Handbook

The Educator's Writing Handbook
Author: Diana C. Reep - Helen M. Sharp
ISBN 13: 9780205285198
ISBN 10: 205285198
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1998-08-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 198
List Price: $67.20

Many school professionals, whether on the job or preparing for a career in education, overlook the number and complexity of communication tasks routinely required on the job. They frequently are in the process of writing something, be it a memo, letter, report, news message, agenda, or minutes to a meeting. And they often must deliver presentations to parents, community groups, school boards, conventions, and academic conferences. But how are these professionals to prepare for such specialized speaking and writing requirements? That's what this book is for.

This book acts as an easy-to-follow, easy-to-use desk reference, resource guide, and sourcebook for the kinds of writing commonly required by teachers today. The focus throughout is on contemporary educational challenges and clear, effective, and purposeful written communication. It contains 24 letter models, 11 memo models, eight report models, seven community news message models, never before compiled in one book.

Educational administrators, teachers, educational personnel, and education students.


A nuts and bolts guide for teachers and administrators. Offers guidelines and models for types of written communication that educators deal with most frequently, such as letters to parents, responses to community complaints, and newsletters, and gives advice on public speaking and academic resumes. Several chapters review grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. Includes many checklists and writing examples. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.