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Teachers as Classroom Coaches: How to Motivate Students Across the Content Areas
Andi Stix and Frank Hrbek
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About This Book
One of the hardest things for teachers to do is to inspire their students. In this groundbreaking book, authors Andi Stix and Frank Hrbek show teachers how to do just that by adapting proven coaching strategies in class.
Students in extracurricular activities often have coaches, yet it is students in the classroom who are most in need of the motivation and support that coaches provide. In Teachers as Classroom Coaches: How to Motivate Students Across the Content Areas, you’ll learn how to apply the same methods that professional coaches use to help students achieve more in all subjects and at all grade levels. These strategies, which have been used successfully in some of the most diverse classrooms in the country, can help to
In addition to the coaching strategies, the book provides sample assessment forms, student-teacher dialogues, real-life examples of coaching in action, and a wealth of cross-curricular project ideas. Whether you teach elementary, middle, or high school, and no matter the content area, this book has everything you need to fire up students’ imaginations and get them engaged, inspired, and motivated to succeed.
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About the Authors
ANDI STIX is a national educational consultant, administrator, and certified coach who has been actively teaching for over 30 years. She addresses conferences and conventions across the United States as a keynote speaker or seminar presenter. Stix earned her doctorate from Columbia University and currently owns and operates the Interactive Classroom, an educational consulting firm in New Rochelle, New York. The Interactive Classroom philosophy and activities have been incorporated into the curricula of many school systems throughout the country.
FRANK HRBEK, coauthor of the Exploring History series, has been a middle school social studies teacher in the New York City school system for close to 40 years. He is a graduate of New York University, where he majored in English with minors in journalism and history. For his master level work, Frank majored in history. In recent years, he has aided Andi Stix in workshops, conferences, and hands-on college-level courses. Frank successfully tested many of Andi's new cooperative learning strategies in his classroom.
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