Finally become the teacher you always dreamed of—and the teacher your students always needed.
This is the book every educator has waited for! A current classroom teacher honestly and empathetically addresses the struggles and frustrations teachers face today, while also offering straightforward, realistic solutions and sound strategies to meet those challenges head on with renewed confidence, enthusiasm, and efficacy.
This book illustrates a commonsense, multi-dimensional teaching approach that consistently attends to the essential needs of all students by motivating them on four fundamental fronts:
Firmness provides safety, security, and structure that engenders courteous student cooperation and orderly classroom management.Fairness fosters caring, community, and recognition that supports a strong teacher-student rapport and personalized attention. Fascination delivers passion, pertinence, and peer interaction that evokes sustained student engagement and investment. Facilitation furnishes differentiated lessons and formative feedback that ensures increased student achievement and independence.
A Firm, Fair, Fascinating Facilitator simultaneously supplies all four of these indispensable student necessities because every child requires leadership and limits, understanding and encouragement, meaning and inspiration, as well as excellent instruction in order to reach their full potential. This book has it all because our students need it all!