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The Beliefs and Behaviors of Star Teachers

The Beliefs and Behaviors of Star Teachers by Martin Haberman By Teachers.Net News Desk   Reprinted with permission from http://educationviews.org where it appeared on December 8, 2011. By Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Article Abstract The beliefs of star teachers are compared with quitter/failures.... Continue Reading »

The White Paper

HOW TO HIRE THE BEST SCHOOL LEADERS USING MARTIN HABERMAN’S PROTOCOLS FOR SELECTING “STAR” TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS ABSTRACT: Imagine a proven method for selecting highly effective school leaders. Martin Haberman did, and then he brought his vision to life. Haberman... Continue Reading »

The Haberman Model

When creating a new school, it always falls upon the principal to select his or her new staff. This is an exciting, if not somewhat daunting, proposition. Buffalo Creek, the newest school in Spring Branch, is unique in that... Continue Reading »

Manifesto Interview With Ned Davis

Delia Stafford President & CEO Haberman Educational Foundation Delia - Edward Davis, you have taken on the ambitious task of informing America that it’s public schools are obsolete, and need a complete redesign. I quote from your new book, Lessons For Tomorrow, Bringing... Continue Reading »

Star Teachers Do!

By Delia Stafford ARE YOU DEEMED A HABERMAN STAR TEACHER? YES, NO, MAYBE SO,CERTAINLY? FOR THE SAKE OF THE CHILDREN AND YOUTH OF AMERICA, EVERY TEACHER SHOULD BE REQUIRED TO DEMONSTRATE EVERY LAST ONE OF THE SKILLS DR.MARTIN HABERMAN RESEARCHED... Continue Reading »

Selecting and Preparing Urban Teachers

Monday, February 28, 2005 Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Three thousand youth drop out of school everyday. The achievement gaps between racial groups and economic classes continues to widen. The persistent shortage of teachers who can be effective in 120... Continue Reading »

Pedagogy of Poverty

The Pedagogy of Poverty Versus Good Teaching Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor School of Education University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Recognizing the formidable difficulty of institutionalizing new forms of pedagogy for the children of poverty, Mr. Haberman nonetheless believes that it is worthwhile to define and... Continue Reading »

Can Teacher Education Close the Achievement Gap?

Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor School of Education University of Wisconsin Milwaukee AERA Symposium AERA April 2, 2002- New Orleans I am pleased to have been invited to participate in this symposium today. AERA is dedicated to the generation and use of information as a basis... Continue Reading »

Learning, Growth and Socialization

(A paper presented to the Association of Teacher Educators Summer Conference, Milwaukee: July 29, 2007) Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor School of Education University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Learning is changed behavior. There are at least a dozen fields of scholarly discipline that explain causes for... Continue Reading »

Are the Right People Becoming Teachers?

The Implications of Teacher Surveys Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor School of Education University of Wisconsin Milwaukee What Makes A Job of Work A Profession? The criteria for deciding whether a job of work is a profession are not all met by every profession, however, most... Continue Reading »

Victory at Buffalo Creek:

What Makes a School Serving Low-Income Hispanic Children Successful? Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin Milwaukee The short answer is the quality of the teachers and the principal. The long answer deals with specifically what they do and the nature of... Continue Reading »

Teacher Burnout in Black and White

Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Distribution is permitted only with express written permission from the author. © The Haberman Educational Foundation, 2004 Causes of Teacher Stress and Burnout Scholars define teacher burnout as a condition caused by depersonalization, exhaustion and a diminished sense... Continue Reading »

Who Benefits from Failing Urban School Districts?

An Essay on Equity and Justice for Diverse Children in Urban Poverty Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor University of Wisconsin Milwaukee EducationNews.org Advisory Board Member March, 2003 Summary The paper argues that the growth and maintenance of 120 failed urban school districts miseducating diverse children in poverty... Continue Reading »

Can Star Teachers Create Learning Communities?

To transform a school into a learning community, a savvy education leader needs to support the very best teachers. Martin Haberman Distinguished Professor School of Education University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Successful schools share a number of attributes—good leadership, a common vision that makes a... Continue Reading »