You’re already a good teacher. But you want more—for them and for yourself. You want to be the teacher your students remember, the one who makes real, positive differences in their lives. You want to become a legendary teacher. This book outlines the characteristics of legendary teachers. It shows you how to recognize and acknowledge those traits in your colleagues,] then cultivate them in yourself. Find out how you can: • Convey your high expectations for your students • Practice skillful communication • Develop a well-organized, well-run classroom • Motivate students to excellence Becoming a legendary teacher is a worthwhile goal. Expect as much from yourself as you do from your students. Be the good example that enables your students to do their best. Develop the skills to ensure that students want to come to school, want to learn, and want to succeed in your classroom.
The authors show how to develop open, honest, and sincere relationships with teachers and how it is possible to create a school environment that focuses on the social and educational welfare of students.
Boost teacher-to-teacher collaboration and learning as a means of informal, but powerful professional development! Most teachers have experienced some kind of formal mentoring or induction program. What these programs can miss is the meaningful daily interaction with peers that builds mutual trust and instructional collaboration. Based on a unique investigative study of nearly 300 teachers, this powerful new resource provides informative teacher perspectives of informal, naturally occurring, teacher-to-teacher professional development. The authors identify the following five teacher behaviors that can positively influence other teachers’ morale, teaching skills, and professional growth: • Building healthy relationships by communicating, caring, and developing trust • Using five guiding principles for structuring learning experiences • Planning and organizing for learning • Showing and sharing • Guiding for classroom management This excellent resource helps school leaders promote a culture that encourages lasting professional development. In each chapter, educators share specific experiences and examples, showing each skill in action. School leaders will learn what strong teacher peer "consultants" actually do that leads to improved teacher confidence and motivation, enhanced trust and mutual respect, and reflective instructional behavior among their colleagues. These cost-effective, authentic strategies will build camaraderie and leadership in your school, engaging colleagues as a team in the vital mission of all schools-educating our youth.
Sometimes the traits and behaviors that seem most frustrating and annoying in our children are indicators of positive strengths and future success. Stubbornness can be steadfastness. A strong will may exhibit leadership material. Arguing may indicate negotiating skills. When we identify the behavior in each child and see beyond it to the positive strength it contains, we will then be able to help him succeed by working with his learning style.
Alan Loy McGinnis, author of the best-selling book The Friendship Factor, studied the great leaders throughout history, the most effective organization, and many prominent psychologists to discover their motivational secrets. There are actually a small number of principles used by good motivators, and the best leaders were using them long before psychology had a name. Fascinating case studies and anecdotes about Lee Iacocca, Sandra Day O'Connor, and many others show how you can put 12 key principles to work in your family or organization. Whether you are a parent, executive, teacher, or friend, you can gain the satisfaction that comes from Bringing the Best Out in People.
Bringing Out the Best
Author: Jacqulyn Saunders
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Category: Enfants surdoués - Enseignement préscolaire - États-Unis
""A must read for parents, educators, and people with dyslexia."" Did you know that many successful architects, lawyers, engineers-even bestselling novelists-had difficulties learning to read and write as children? In this groundbreaking book, Bill Sam explain how 20% of people-individuals with dyslexia-share a unique learning style that can create advantages in a classroom, at a job, or at home. Understanding brain imaging, the symptoms, strength of people with dyslexia among many other factors are important solution to understanding and bringing out the best in dyslexic people. For kids with an official dyslexia diagnosis, or kids struggling with dyslexia related symptoms, learning to read can be challenging. Using a targeted approach to skill development, Learning to Read for Kids with Dyslexia applies the latest research-based learning methods to games and activities that strengthen auditory discrimination skills, support letter formation in writing, and most importantly