Lucky To Be A Teacher

Author: Louise A Chickie-Wolfe
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1510725881
Format: PDF, Docs
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Positive affirmations guide the brain to positive thinking. This gem of a workbook inspires educators at all grade levels and points in their careers to strive for excellence every day. Louise A. Chickie-Wolfe expands on core motivating affirmations to help readers establish goals, deepen self-understanding, maintain a positive perspective in their work, and reinforce their commitment to teaching as a profession. Formerly published as Cognitive Nourishment, Lucky to Be a Teacher is an ideal gift for teachers to honor the essential work they do and help build the necessary resilience to stay in the field. Features include: • Thirty-three updated affirmations to encourage teachers in their pursuit of a positive classroom • Guided reflection questions with room for response to accompany each affirmation • Writing prompts to help teachers write their own affirmations Reignite the passion and drive that drew you to teaching as a career and reap the benefits of a positive outlook, an energized classroom, and joyful students!

Motivational Interviewing in Schools

Author: Stephen Rollnick
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462527272
Format: PDF
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The first teacher's guide to the proven counseling approach known as motivational interviewing (MI), this pragmatic book shows how to use everyday interactions with students as powerful opportunities for change. MI comprises skills and strategies that can make brief conversations about any kind of behavioral, academic, or peer-related challenge more effective. Extensive sample dialogues bring to life the "dos and don'ts" of talking to K?12 students (and their parents) in ways that promote self-directed problem solving and personal growth. The authors include the distinguished codeveloper of MI plus two former classroom teachers. User-friendly features include learning exercises and reflection questions; additional helpful resources are available at the companion website. Written for teachers, the book will be recommended and/or used in teacher workshops by school psychologists, counselors, and social workers. This book is in the Applications of Motivational Interviewing series, edited by Stephen Rollnick, William R. Miller, and Theresa B. Moyers.

Recipe for Teaching

Author: Anita Moultrie Turner
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412958458
Format: PDF, ePub
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Ideal as a standalone or as a companion to the book Recipe for Great Teaching, this journal offers "savory morsels" of educational wisdom and opportunities to reflect on your practice.

The Miracle Morning

Author: Hal Elrod
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780979019715
Format: PDF, ePub
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What's being widely regarded as "one of the most life changing books ever written" may be the simplest approach to achieving everything you've ever wanted, and faster than you ever thought possible. What if you could wake up tomorrow and any-or EVERY-area of your life was beginning to transform? What would you change? The Miracle Morning is already transforming the lives of tens of thousands of people around the world by showing them how to wake up each day with more ENERGY, MOTIVATION, and FOCUS to take your life to the next level. It's been right here in front of us all along, but this book has finally brought it to life. Are you ready? The next chapter of YOUR life-the most extraordinary life you've ever imagined-is about to begin. It's time to WAKE UP to your full potential...

How to Help Your School Thrive Without Breaking the Bank

Author: John G. Gabriel
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416616454
Format: PDF, Kindle
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How to Help Your School Thrive Without Breaking the Bank will help you improve your school without investing in externally developed, expensive, and time-consuming reform programs or initiatives. It's packed with replicable strategies and practical tools that educators in any school can incorporate to transform the culture and improve student achievement and professional practice. You'll learn how to * Hone your own leadership and grow new leaders among your staff; * Develop a vision and a mission for your school; * Promote excellence among both staff and students; * Make the most of your time and facilitate effective meetings; and * Mine and use data with purpose. For most schools, times are tough and money is tight--but school leaders must still focus on how to steadily improve student achievement. Academic performance will improve in the long term only if your school has a healthy culture marked by integrity, a strong work ethic, collaboration, and reflective risk taking. Strengthening those foundational elements will help you sustain positive change in your school, even in difficult economic times. The good news is that you already have the resources you need to help your school thrive. This book will help you to maximize them.

The Artist s Way Morning Pages Journal

Author: Julia Cameron
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143129414
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Elegantly repackaged, The Morning Pages Journal is one of The Artist's Way's most effective tools for cultivating creativity, personal growth, and change. Now more compact and featuring spiral binding to make for easier use, these Morning Pages invite you to do three pages daily of longhand writing, strictly stream-of-consciousness, which provoke, clarify, comfort, cajole, prioritize, and synchronize the day at hand. This daily writing, coupled with the twelve-week program outlined in The Artist's Way, will help you discover and recover your personal creativity, artistic confidence, and productivity. The Artist's Way Morning Pages Journal includes an introduction by Julia Cameron, complete instructions on how to use the Morning Pages and benefit fully from their daily use, and inspiring quotations that will guide you through the process.

Learning Disabilities and Related Mild Disabilities

Author: Janet W. Lerner
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111302723
Format: PDF
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The text that set the standard for students working toward certification in special education has been revised and updated to meet the needs of a new generation of teachers and students. A cross-categorical emphasis makes the book suitable for a broad number of courses--including those aimed at teaching students with mild disabilities and which are part of many states’ certification requirements. The text describes the characteristics of learning disabilities as well as various mild disabilities, and offers teaching strategies for general education teachers, special education teachers, school psychologists, and other related professionals. Preservice and in-service classroom teachers, who are increasingly responsible for teaching students with special needs within general education or inclusive classrooms, will find the text especially helpful. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Inspiring Middle and Secondary Learners

Author: Kathleen Kryza
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412949033
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Inspire students to construct their own learning experiences with research-based, easy-to-implement strategies for differentiated instruction across increasingly diversified student bodies.