The strategies used by winning coaches on the field can bring success to classrooms, too! In What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches, you'll uncover that the athletic arena and the classroom have more in common than you think. Author Nathan Barber demonstrates how many of the principles of coaching can be used by teachers to motivate students, build community, and enhance teaching. You'll learn valuable lessons on...* Communicating effectively * Harnessing the power of teamwork * Making work meaningful * Embracing techlogy * Building a winning tradition * Teaching life lessons * Seeking continual improvement * And more! The book is filled with insightful quotes from well-kwn coaches, along with suggestions on how to apply the ideas to your own classroom. You'll come away with strategies that you can use immediately to bring success to your own team-your students!
Nathan Barber is a twenty-year educator and author of more than a dozen education books. He is currently a high school principal in Houston. Before becoming a school leader, he was a social studies teacher and high school basketball coach.