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.
Students need teachers and school leaders who are at their best- and being your best happens when you know your strengths and boldly use them to empower others. Talent often hides in the most unlikely people and places. Hidden talents serve no one, but when you learn how to spot and release talent, you can make your school amazing for everyone. In Unleash Talent, educator and principal Kara Knollmeyer explains that by exploring the core elements of talent-passion, skills, and personality traits-you can uncover your gifts and help others do the same. It doesn't matter if you are a teacher, administrator, or custodian; your unique talents can make a powerful impact on your school community. Knollmeyer's insightful guide walks you through a powerful process of self-discovery. She notes that scores, job satisfaction, happiness, and teacher retention improve when every member of the school community is encouraged to use their unique gifts. You'll learn . . . Why we should bring our passions to work How to draw out and build on existing skills Why we should embrace our unique and varied personality traits All learners-children and adults alike-have special talents just waiting to be unleashed.
Bookstore shelves are full of titles that tell women how to get what they want out of their man. But affectionate, long-lasting relationships thrive when the tables are turned--when each spouse focuses on giving, not getting. Bringing Out the Best in Your Husband delivers biblical and practical proven ways to encourage the man in every reader's life. This new book from bestselling author H. Norman Wright is packed with stories from wives struggling to understand their husbands' needs and desires; every woman will see herself and her marriage reflected in these deeply personal accounts. Readers will also hear the other side of the story: Men share the ups and downs of their marriage experiences and reveal the secret longings of their hearts. Every principle is presented with a true-to-life story so that wives can see the effects of encouragement, prayer, romance, and inspiration on marriages just like theirs. Based on his experience counseling thousands of couples over more than 40 years, Dr. Wright shows how great an impact spouses have on one another and how to turn that impact into a loving, joy-filled marriage that stands the test of time.
How can teachers connect with and motivate students to embrace learning? According to Jonathan C. Erwin, the secret lies in forging positive relationships with students by meeting their individual social-emotional needs. Inspiring the Best in Students includes step-by-step instructions for dozens of classroom activities for grades 3-12 that help build student-teacher relationships while teaching both content and skills. Also included is a thorough overview of William Glasser's Choice Theory and such core teaching and learning concepts as internal control psychology and total behavior. The more students are given the freedom to make choices in a safe environment while also having fun, the more their enthusiasm for learning deepens. By following the advice in this book, you can ensure that the students in your class will remain engaged and inspired to achieve their best.