Nathan Barber discusses and signs his teacher resource book, What Teachers Can Learn from Sports Coaches.
A twenty-year educator, Nathan Barber has served in a number of roles including teacher, coach and administrator. As a writer, Barber has produced several classroom guides for teachers and much online content for test-prep companies. Barber also has written and published thirteen books, mostly in the field of education. His most recent project, a novel called Resurrecting Lazarus, Texas, is now available in paperback
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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 uncover that the athletic arena and the classroom have more in common than you think. Author Nathan Barber demonstrates how many of the principles of coaching can be used by teachers to motivate students, build community, and enhance teaching.
You'll learn valuable lessons on
- Communicating effectively
- Harnessing the power of teamwork
- Making work meaningful
- Embracing technology
- Building a winning tradition
- Teaching life lessons
- Seeking continual improvement
- And more!
The book is filled with insightful quotes from well-known college and professional coaches, along with suggestions on how to apply the ideas to your own classroom. You'll come away with strategies that you can use immediately to bring success to your own team your students!"