It Doesn't Take a Genius: Five Truths to Inspire Success in Every Student

It Doesn't Take a Genius: Five Truths to Inspire Success in Every Student

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Overview

Two award-winning educators give you strategies to reach out and instill skills for success in your kids or students

With multiple teaching awards to their credit, Tommie Lindsey and Randall McCutcheon have taught every type of student—from the underprivileged to the ordinary. It Doesn't Take a Genius gives you first-hand access to the strategies that have inspired students to succeed, even in impoverished districts.

Entertaining and packed with practical advice, this motivating narrative is organized into five principles, each composed of "bite-size" lessons and testimonials from the teachers' greatest success stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071460842
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/15/2005
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Tommie Lindsey works in the California public school system, where nearly 100 percent of his students have gone on to college—in a district where the average college admission rate is 38 percent. He won the MacArthur Foundation's Genius Grant in 2004 and has also been named the nation's top forensics coach and California Teacher of the Year.

Randall McCutcheon is an award-winning teacher, coach, and author who is also a former Teacher of the Year and National Forensics League Coach of the Year. He taught high school English, speech, debate, and journalism for twenty-seven years and is the author of the Increase Your Score in 3 Minutes a Day series of prep guides for the SAT and ACT exams.

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