Teaching to Capture and Inspire All Learners: Bringing Your Best Stuff Every Day!

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Motivate educators in a collaborative endeavor to bring about real change in schools and classrooms!

This resource provides practical guidelines for influencing school culture to inspire higher student performance levels based on understanding today's learners. The book provides strategies and tested techniques that have transformed struggling schools into national and state blue-ribbon winners. The author eloquently illustrates the immediate need for improvement in our schools and examines:

  • The expanded roles for educators leading change initiatives
  • The reasons why many students do not perform well
  • Practical, specific tips for turning a vision for change into a school's reality

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Editorial Reviews

Jennifer Baadsgaard
“This book is a great resource on the important, changing roles of teachers within the classroom and administrative support within the school. A great read for district and campus leaders who want to motivate teachers, as well as for teachers who want to motivate students.”
Maudest Rhue-Scott
“The research and data presented in this book lay the foundation for the children of today and the challenges they encounter.”
Alan M. Blankstein
"The passion that comes through when hearing Stephen Peters speak is echoed in this call to capturing the students who are most often marginalized. Using an array of statistics and personal observations, Peters calls upon the heart and the conscience of the educator when asking you to 'bring your best' every day into the classroom.This bookcontinually comes back to the relationships formed between students and staff, and to this end Peters provides a continuous drumbeat of advice. "
From the Foreword by Alan M. Blankstein
"The passion that comes through when hearing Stephen Peters speak is echoed in this call to capturing the students who are most often marginalized. Using an array of statistics and personal observations, Peters calls upon the heart and the conscience of the educator when asking you to 'bring your best' every day into the classroom.This bookcontinually comes back to the relationships formed between students and staff, and to this end Peters provides a continuous drumbeat of advice. "
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412958738
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/13/2007
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Over his 31 years in education, Stephen has been a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal and director of secondary education. Most of his experiences have been in schools that made significant growth in short periods of time thus, resulting in both National and State Blue-Ribbon distinction.

Stephen is founder of the nationally recognized Ladies Club programs which provide options for thousands of at-risk and honor students throughout the United States. He is currently CEO & President of The Peters Group, a national education consulting company. The Peters Group has a track record of creating and sustaining success in schools, and districts, by supporting educators through a 3-step process of teaching and learning.

Hehas served on panels as an education expert with former U.S. Secretary of Education, Dr. Rod Paige in Washington, D.C. He also serves on university business advisory boards and Investment Group advisory boards where he is president.

His mentoring and self-empowering program, Gentleman's Club, has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show as well as "America, America ", which broadcasts to two million viewers in Portugal and Brazil.

Stephen is one of the most sought after speakers in the United States.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Alan M. Blankstein
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Appreciating Today’s Students
2. The Expanded Role of School Leaders
3. The Expanded Role of Teachers
4. If “All Children Can Learn," Then Why Aren’t They Learning?
5. Measuring Results That Count
6. Creating #1 Classrooms
7. Capture, Inspire, Teach
8. Survival Tips for Today’s Teachers and Leaders
References
Index

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