Top 20 Teachers
The Revolution in American Education – with special section for coaches!
Written by Paul Bernabei, Tom Cody, Willow Sweeney, Mary Cole, Michael Cole
Teaching is a terribly important profession
Who we are as teachers and what we do makes a difference, a terribly important difference in the lives of our students. Consequently, we need to be fully 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 can enjoy working and learning together.
Sample Topics: The only reason to read this book is because America’s youth need Top 20 teachers who:
- Know how to see things differently
- Live Above the Line
- Create a positive culture
- Communicate empowering messages
- Create connections and listen to understand
- Help students move outside their comfort zones
- Answer the relevancy question: “What’s in it for me?”
- Keep stupid in the box
- Stop the spread of negativity
- Resolve conflicts effectively
- Practice Kaizen
Included are four chapters for coaches, advisors and activities coordinators to help student participants get more out of their athletic and co-curricular experiences.
“I will not only use this information in my classroom but in my personal life. This is valuable for all seasons of life…a must for all teachers.”
– Colleen, Teacher
“This book and the Top 20 concepts help students succeed in school and every day life. It has helped me as a teacher to better connect with students.”
– Pat, Teacher
“I need teachers to believe in me, especially on those days when I don’t believe in myself.”
– Tyler, Student
“Top 20 principles allow us not only to develop better athletes, but ultimately to build better character and a better team. Our young athletes recognize how their own Star Qualities feed into a larger common goal.”
– Drew, Coach