What Teachers Can Learn from Sports Coaches – “Nathan Barber’s book is full of insightful and practical ideas for how teachers can motivate students and build trust using the same tactics that coaches use to motivate players and foster teamwork. An excellent book for new teachers who want winning strategies and experienced teachers looking for fresh ideas.” Todd Whitaker
Resurrecting Lazarus, Texas – “A poignant and inspiring story laced with wit and grit. It reminds all of us to savor and celebrate the journey, no matter the destination.” author P.S. Baber
CIG to European History – “This is the stuff you should have learned somewhere else but either the teacher didn’t know it well enough to teach or didn’t bother to even cover.” from review on Amazon
AVAILABLE NOW: WHAT TEACHERS CAN LEARN FROM SPORTS COACHES
Print Versions, Kindle, Nook & iBooks now available from Routledge/Eye on Education: What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches: A Playbook of Instructional Strategies
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 find out what the athletic arena and the classroom have in common. Author Nathan Barber demonstrates how many of the principles of coaching can be used in the classroom to motivate students, build community, and enhance teaching. Barber provides engaging anecdotes and a variety of practical strategies you can implement right away. Topics include...
*Harnessing the power of teamwork
*Making work meaningful
*Building a winning tradition
*Teaching life lessons
*Seeking continual improvement
This book contains input from some of the best coaches in the business. The coaches who have contributed collectively represent dozens of NCAA national championships, Olympic medals and state championships. This is going to be a gamechanger...
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