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While there are already loads of books about how to deal with stress and take care of your health, at last here’s one that takes into account a teacher’s heavy workload and busy lifestyle. The author, an experienced teacher himself, avoids the blithe simplicity of typical “self-help” books to give you factual evidence, realistic steps, and straight-talk advice you can use immediately to
So instead of always shoving your personal needs into the background, here’s your chance to address them head-on and do a better job for your students by taking better care of yourself.
(ASCD book, 2010) 7" x 9", 125 pages.
Also available as an E-Book!
Book reviews for The Well-Balanced Teacher: How to Work Smarter and Stay Sane Inside the Classroom and Out
“After Anderson backs up all of these ideas with some truly wonderful research, he then starts to unwrap them one at a time and gives several, yes SEVERAL, different methods of application for each… A perfect read!”
—Paula Kay Glass, Educator, Atlanta, GA This review first appeared in The Educator’s Room blog.
Veteran teachers and seasoned experts explore practical ideas for any type of school, including best ways to support new, second-career, and graduate candidate teachers.
When students are engaged in appropriately challenging work that they find compelling and interesting, they learn more. In this teacher-friendly guide, author Mike Anderson helps teachers across all grade levels and content areas learn how to use choice effectively as a tool for differentiated learning, positive engagement, and powerful learning. This teacher-friendly guide offers a step-by-step process and many practical strategies for teachers to help students who are bored, frustrated, or underperforming come alive to learning through the fundamental power of choice.