Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers: 101 Stories about How You Make a Difference

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers: 101 Stories about How You Make a Difference

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers: 101 Stories about How You Make a Difference by Amy Newmark, Alex Kajitani

Teachers inspire students every day, and this new collection provides some much-needed inspiration for these dedicated educators. With great stories about teaching from teachers and stories of thanks from students, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Teachers makes for a great teacher gift all year round!

Teachers will love the book’s heartfelt, inspiring, and humorous stories from inside and outside the classroom. Stories from teachers and students about their favorite memories, lasting lessons, and unforgettable moments will uplift and encourage any educator.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611599664
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Publication date: 04/18/2017
Series: Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 236,384
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Amy Newmark is author, publisher, and editor-in-chief of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.

Alex Kajitaniis the 2009 California Teacher of the Year and a Top-4 Finalist for National Teacher of the Year. He is the author of two acclaimed books for educators, including Owning It: Proven Strategies for Success in ALL of Your Roles as a Teacher Today, named “Recommended Reading” by the U.S. Department of Education.

Table of Contents

Introduction Alex Kajitani 1

1 The Power of Each Other

1 After the Silence Julie Rine 7

2 That Clinging Love Kristie Betts Letter 10

3 Doing Something Right Laura Raicu 13

4 Saving Daniel Susan Trough 16

5 Consequences Linda Carol Cobb 20

6 Generation to Generation Tracy Kirk Crump 24

7 A Shooting Star Catherine Kopp 28

8 It Takes a Village Mara Somerset 32

9 My Students, My Angels Bridget Magee 35

10 Our Tiny Dancer Jeaninne Escallier Kato 39

11 Embracing Colors Elizabeth Ann Harsany 42

12 A Returned Reward Stephanie A. Delorme 45

2 Teaching with Heart

13 Paying It Forward Carolyn Lee 51

14 Lunch Mentor Marya Morin 54

15 Close Encounters in a Classroom Linda Morel 58

16 Erasing the Lines Miriam Hill 62

17 To Whom It May Concern Marie Ellen 64

18 Soaked Alive Beverly Anderson 67

19 No Excuses Jennie Ivey 69

20 The Hot-Lunch Table Anne Cavanaugh Sawan 72

21 Glory Katie Coppens 74

22 The Teacher with a Mother's Touch Sharika R. Reeves 78

23 School Mama Naomi Townsend 80

3 The Teacher Who Taught Me to Teach

24 The Highest Mountain Sandra J. Lansing 85

25 The Teacher's Kid E.M. Slone 88

26 The Ripple Effect Genein M. Letford 92

27 Prepositions George M. Flynn 94

28 The Tools Ariela Solomon 97

29 The Power of a Promise Patricia Gordon 99

30 A Life Once Touched Virginia Reeder 102

31 When Steven Came Back to School Katherine Mabb 107

4 Making a Difference

32 Unforgettable Patricia Wood 113

33 Bonus Pay Jude Walsh 116

34 Be Someone's Grapefruit Helen Boulos 119

35 Everyone Deserves a Second Chance Bradley Hall 123

36 The Sponge Jerome Elmore 125

37 Puppy Therapy Jeanne Kraus 129

38 I Believe in You Martin Reisert 132

39 Beyond the Classroom Eloise Elaine Ernst Schneider 134

40 Today, I Was Pamela Berardino 137

41 Yes, the Little Things Count Jackie Sanders Sinclair 139

42 The Power of the Basics Alex Kajitani 142

5 That First Year

43 The Colors of Us Deborah Elaine 149

44 Ask First Michele L. Rausch 152

45 The Awakening Barbara LoMonaco 155

46 A Change in Strategy Danny Brassell 158

47 The Twenty-Minute Lesson Katie O'Connell 162

48 The Girl Who Didn't Get It Jenine Zimmers 165

49 Meant to Be Stephanie J. Gates 169

50 The Learning Curve of a Sub Nicole L.V. Mullis 172

51 A Mother's Day Gift Jessica McIntosh-Brockinton 175

52 First Impressions Daisy Franco 177

6 My Teacher Changed My Life

53 What If I'd Dropped That Class? Nancy Lewis 185

54 When the Going Gets Tough Lonnie D. Groendes 189

55 A Lesson in Kindness Wendy Keppley 192

56 A Mother When I Needed One Brie Dalliant 195

57 The Code Reader Jackie Boor 197

58 History in Our Hands Tanya Estes 201

59 English Escape Jessica Marie Baumgartner 204

60 My Teachers' Gifts Tom Krause 208

7 Lessons from Non-Traditional Classrooms

61 Michael and the Tokens Harriet Cooper 213

62 Wisdom from My Elders Megan Pincus Kajitani 217

63 Teaching Future Heroes Sandy Kelly Bexon 221

64 On Being Bad Kate Wells 224

65 Nature's Classroom Yvonne Evie Green 227

66 Transformative Teaching Lynne Daroff Foosaner 231

67 Still Teaching Mike McCrobie 234

68 Teaching from a Wheelchair Miriam Hill 237

8 Breaking Through

69 Tough School Ellen Rosenberg 243

70 Preconceived Notions J. Duval 247

71 Seeing Rightly T.A. Barbella 250

72 From Mother Russia to Uncle Sam Ilana Long 253

73 The Weight of Labels Caroline S. McKinney 256

74 The Village Gwyn Schneck 259

75 A Hawk in a Pigeonhole Ilana Long 262

76 La Profesora de Inglés Sara Etgen-Baker 266

77 A Good Warmer-Upper Mary Pat Johns 270

78 I Can Hear You Now Patricia Boyer 274

79 Seeing Us Margaret M. Flaherty 277

9 Learning from the Students

80 The Shoelaces Sandy Comeli 285

81 The Perfect Age Ginny Huff Conahan 289

82 Straight from the Heart Catherine J. Arnault 292

83 Learning My Lesson Rosanna Micelotta Battigelli 296

84 Practicing What I Teach Melissa Face 299

85 Lighting the Way to Tomorrow Lola Di Giulio De Maci 302

86 Preschool Peer Mentoring Wendy Poole 305

87 A Students Student JC Santos 308

88 You Don't Know if You Don't Ask Cindy Jolley 312

89 My Kindergarten Hero Melissa Monteith 314

90 Feeling Ohana Cory Rasmussen 317

91 Expect the Unexpected Laura Boldin-Fournier 321

10 The Quiet Ones

92 Ode to the Quiet Wheel Mary Ellen Redmond 327

93 She Looked at Me Jill Printzenhoff 330

94 Just One Note Amellia Pinson 333

95 A Child's Wisdom Darlis Sailors 337

96 The Smallest Sign John P. Buentello 339

97 The Teacher Who Believed in Me Dorann Weber 342

98 The Child I Didn't Want Carrie Malinowski 345

99 The Book Fan Jessica McEntire 348

100 Breaking the Ice Jessica Blake 352

101 Discovering My True Self Dallas Woodburn 355

Meet Our Contributors 359

Meet Amy Newmark 377

Meet Alex Kajitani 379

Thank You 381

About Chicken Soup for the Soul 382

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*I am a contributor to this collection* I remember reading Chicken Soup for the Soul books as a teen. My mom loved them and often shared her favorite stories. This specific edition pays homage to all the teachers out there who work to mold young minds and do what they can in all different types of schools. From districts without basic resources like books and pencils, to the teacher who worked to give a Special needs Student the encouragement they needed, this book is packed with love.