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- DescriptionAre we adequately preparing students for life beyond school doors? Schools teach students t to be competitive and never to fail. Yet in the real world, people compete for jobs, and they often fail many times before reaching success. In this thought-provoking book, authors Johnson and Sessions describe 20 skills that are overlooked in schools and in educational standards but that are crucial to real-world success. They describe how you can develop these skills in your students, matter what subject area or grade level you teach. You'll learn how to * promote leadership; * allow competition; * encourage meaningful engagement; * help students find their voice; * incorporate edutainment and pop culture; * motivate towards excellence * hold students accountable and responsible; * foster perseverance and the ability to learn from failure; * teach effective communication; * and much more! Each chapter includes insightful research, thought-provoking stories, and practical strategies that you can take back to your own classroom.
- Author BiographyDr. Brad Johnson is an international speaker in the field of education. He has spent over 20 years in the education field, with experience as a teacher, curriculum director, and administrator. Dr. Julie Sessions has worked in education for 21 years. She is currently a fifth grade science teacher and Lower School curriculum coordinator at Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina.
- Author(s)Brad Johnson,Julie Sessions
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication27/11/2014
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight408 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine18 mm
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