As a classroom teacher, public school administrator and student of positive psychology, Jarrod Dumas turns to a topic that so many educators are eager to master: How to be extraordinary in our classrooms every day in spite of the challenges we face!
Using humor and reality therapy, Jarrod shares anecdotes and actionable techniques to teach high-yield strategies related to Personal Mindset, Classroom Instruction and Classroom Management. Every educator, from undergraduate to veteran, will gain value from this text. Pulling from the work of personal growth experts and his own classroom experience, Jarrod creates a practical and focused system that guides teachers to success in both their professional and private lives.
With advice about Owning your Profession, building a Personal Routine, developing a Classroom Culture and Building Strong Relationships with students and parents, Unlocking Excellence coaches the reader to develop a process-driven approach to teaching that is both realistic and meaningful.