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Dear Teacher: An Open Letter
Are You Teacher Material?
SUPER, EXCELLENT, OR GOOD?
EARN SOME EXTRA CREDIT
THOSE WHO CAN’T TEACH CAN STILL DO
WHAT IS TEACHING ALL ABOUT?
CHOOSE YOUR PERSONA
DRESS THE PART
TRAIN THOSE LITTLE PUPPIES
CONTROL YOUR CLASSROOM, NOT YOUR STUDENTS
PLAN FOR BATHROOM BREAKS
YOUR OPTIONAL AGENDA
FACE YOUR OWN PREJUDICES
RESPECT YOURSELF
GRADES: PERCENTAGE? CURVE? COIN TOSS?
COVERING CURRICULUM IS NOT TEACHING
THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A CASUAL REMARK TO A CHILD
The Big Three: Preparation, Preparation, Preparation
PREPARE YOUR ROOM
PREPARE YOUR PAPERWORK
PREPARE YOURSELF
Start with a Smile
DAY ONE: START WITH A SMILE
GRAB YOUR STUDENTS BY THEIR BRAINS
STOP THE TEACHER-VERSUS-STUDENT ATTITUDE IN ITS TRACKS
TEACH YOUR PROCEDURE FOR ORAL RESPONSES
BE PREPARED FOR “TEST THE TEACHER”
CREATE A DAILY “DO-NOW” ACTIVITY
INTRODUCE STUDENTS TO EACH OTHER
ESTABLISH ROUTINES AND RITUALS
TAKE TIME TO THINK
DO SOME DIAGNOSTICS
WELCOME HANDOUTS AND FOLDERS
DELEGATE SOME AUTHORITY
DEMONSTRATE THE POWER OF CHOICE
REVIEW MASLOW’S HIERARCHY
INTRODUCE METACOGNITION
SHOW YOUR GRATITUDE
THE HARD PART IS OVER—WE HOPE
Discipline Is Not a Dirty Word
DEFINE YOUR PHILOSOPHY
WHAT GOES AROUND DOES COME AROUND
COWBOY PHILOSOPHY
RULES VERSUS PROCEDURES
RULES FOR CREATING RULES
IDENTIFY YOUR BULLIES AND OUTCASTS
CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL DISCIPLINE POLICIES
TWELVE STEPS TO BETTER DISCIPLINE
IF YOU HAVE TO HAVE DETENTION, MAKE IT WORTHWHILE
KEEP RECORDS
CONSULT THE EXPERTS, BUT TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS
EMERGENCY MELTDOWN DISASTER PLAN
WHAT’S THE PROBLEM?
AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT
SHAKESPEARE FOR RELUCTANT READERS
USE MUSIC TO INTRODUCE POETRY
Light and Learning
CAN’T READ—OR WON’T READ?
SEEING IS BELIEVING
SCOTOPIC SENSITIVITY
SHEDDING MORE LIGHT ON THE SUBJECT
Foods for Thought
THE BIG FAT PROBLEM
MOTHER’S MILK VERSUS FORMULA
DOCTOR’S ORDERS
OTHER MAJOR NUTRITIONAL VILLAINS
WE NEED TO “USE OUR NOODLES”
Top Twelve Motivational Strategies
1. HELP STUDENTS BELIEVE SUCCESS IS POSSIBLE
2. ADJUST THE ATTITUDES
3. ALTER STUDENT SELF-PERCEPTIONS
4. CATCH KIDS BEING GOOD
5. REACH OUT TO PARENTS AND GUARDIANS
6. BE YOUR OWN GUINEA PIGS
7. REQUEST FREQUENT FEEDBACK
8. CHART STUDENT PROGRESS
9. GO RIGHT-BRAIN
10. MAKE MISTAKES MANDATORY
11. CONNECT THROUGH PRIVATE JOURNALS
12. INTRODUCE ETHICS
WHERE ARE THE DANGEROUS MINDSKIDS TODAY?
“Raul”
Heidi
Octavio
Eric
Shonta
Nick
Isabel
MY TAKE ON THE MOVIE
MY EXCELLENT-ELEVEN BOOK LIST
RECOMMENDED WEB SITES
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The handbook for improving morale by managing, disciplining and motivating your students

This second edition of the bestselling book includes practical suggestions for arranging your classroom, talking to students, avoiding the misbehavior cycle, and making your school a place where students learn and teachers teach. The book also contains enlivening Q&A from teachers, letters from...

The handbook for improving morale by managing, disciplining and motivating your students

This second edition of the bestselling book includes practical suggestions for arranging your classroom, talking to students, avoiding the misbehavior cycle, and making your school a place where students learn and teachers teach. The book also contains enlivening Q&A from teachers, letters from...

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