Top 20 Teachers: The Revolution in American Education
Teaching is a terribly important profession.
Who we are and what we do as teachers make a difference—a terribly important difference—in the lives of students and the future of our nation. Consequently, we need to be aware of what is going on in our students and in ourselves.
Top 20 Teachers: The Revolution in American Education celebrates the power teachers have to develop the potential in students. It provides immediately applicable concepts and practical tools for creating a safe culture in schools where children and adults enjoy working and learning together.
Included are four chapters for coaches, advisors, and activities coordinators to help student participants get more out of their athletic and co-curricular experiences. Table of Contents Part 1: Teaching America’s Youth Top 20 Teachers . . .
Have Power to Make a Positive Difference
Know How to See Things Differently
Are Aware of Their Thinking and Live Above the Line
Create Safety and a Positive Work Environment
Know the Power of Messages and Beliefs
Listen to Understand
Help Students Move Outside Their Comfort Zone
Answer the Relevancy Question: “What’s in It for Me?”
Keep Stupid in the Box
Stop the Spread of Negativity in Themselves and Their School
Resolve Conflicts Effectively
Are Aware of What Gets Activated in Them
Part 2: Coaching America’s Youth Top 20 Coaches . . .
Provide Many Answers to the Question: “How’d Ya Do?”