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Book details
  • Genre:EDUCATION
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:44
  • eBook ISBN:9780968331033

Teaching Is...

Moments That Inspire and Motivate Teachers to Make a Difference

by Marjan Glavac

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Overview
Veteran educator Marjan Glavac s latest book gives new meaning to the concept of the teachable moment. His collection of personal and inspirational affirmations are guaranteed to connect with anyone who has dedicated their lives to students in a classroom. For every educator who has felt frustrated, unappreciated, and overwhelmed, Teaching Is... reinforces the power of teachers to inspire, motivate, and make a difference. This small book with a big message goes beyond the curriculum, celebrating what true education is all about. New teachers will be reassured by the personal wisdom of an experienced educator who has walked the path before them; veteran teachers will feel refreshed and invigorated by the unbounded optimism and truthful insight. This book is for every educator at any stage of their career. For parents and students who wish to acknowledge and thank the dedicated teachers who have made an impact with their caring guidance, Teaching Is... is the perfect and lasting gift. Read. Enjoy. And share it with those who have made a difference in your life.
Description
Veteran educator Marjan Glavac s latest book gives new meaning to the concept of the teachable moment. His collection of personal and inspirational affirmations are guaranteed to connect with anyone who has dedicated their lives to students in a classroom. For every educator who has felt frustrated, unappreciated, and overwhelmed, Teaching Is... reinforces the power of teachers to inspire, motivate, and make a difference. This small book with a big message goes beyond the curriculum, celebrating what true education is all about. New teachers will be reassured by the personal wisdom of an experienced educator who has walked the path before them; veteran teachers will feel refreshed and invigorated by the unbounded optimism and truthful insight. This book is for every educator at any stage of their career. For parents and students who wish to acknowledge and thank the dedicated teachers who have made an impact with their caring guidance, Teaching Is... is the perfect and lasting gift. Read. Enjoy. And share it with those who have made a difference in your life.
About the author
Marjan Glavac is a best selling author, speaker and elementary classroom teacher with over 29 years of teaching experience. He has taught inner city students, students with emotional/behavioral disorders, ESL, and IEP students. Marjan is a dynamic international speaker and workshop presenter having spoken to thousands of teachers. His customized keynotes have included the following topics: Chalk Board Lessons From The Digital Age; Going Beyond The Rainbow (Or How To Be A Great Teacher); Burn Bright or Burn Out - Motivating Teachers for Life and his newest keynote based on his book: Teaching Is...Moments That Inspire And Motivate Teachers To Make A Difference. Marjan is the author of 4 books: The Busy Educator's Guide To The World Wide Web 1st and 2nd Editions, How To Make A Difference: Inspiring Students To Do Their Best, Teaching Is...Moments That Inspire And Motivate Teachers To Make A Difference and co-creator of How to Thrive and Survive in Your Classroom teleseminar. Marjan is also the creator of one of the Internet's longest running free teacher monthly newsletters: The Busy Educator's Newsletter (1998). He is also the recipient of the following teacher awards: • The Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics, Science and Technology. • The Roberta Bondar (first Canadian female astronaut) Award for Science and Technology. • The National Institute Award for Excellence in Teaching. • The Roy C. Hill Award for Educational Innovation. • A Certificate of Merit from TVO (Canadian equivalent to PBS) Throughout his career, Marjan has used humor, story-telling and unique teaching methods to motivate his students. He's tested egg drop projects by dropping them from the school rooftop, incorporated chess concepts to teach students about consequences, utilized shoes to teach accountability, integrated role play and cooking to make the curriculum come to life. He has also taught about globalization with dozens of telecommunications projects involving students from K-University on every continent of the world. His students have been involved in projects sponsored by Global SchoolNet Foundation, Kidlink, Academy One, CCCnet, AT&T Japan, Lycos and in the creation of the NewsOntario online newspaper project. His K-8 students have also participated in e-mail, travel buddy, research projects and polishing mirrors for the NASA Starshine project. He and his classes have been filmed by TVO and Global's Kids-TV; featured in all local media - newspapers, TV, radio, as well as nationally in Reader's Digest, Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, Today's Parent, Home and Educational Computing and internationally on WGN and NPR radio, websites and dozens of student newspapers worldwide. Marjan is a firm believer that: "there are no boundaries for the journeys of the mind" and that every student, parent and teacher is capable of achieving great journeys. Teaching Is...Moments That Inspire And Motivate Teachers To Make A Difference is a journey that he looks forward to sharing with fellow teachers and parents.
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