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Book Title: Lessons from the Classroom: 20 Things Good Teachers Do|
The author of the book: Hal Urban
Edition: Great Lessons Press
Date of issue: January 1st 2008
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ISBN 13: 9780965968416
Format files: PDF
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A timeless treasury for teachers full of common sense, wisdom, and practical strategies.
A book that will:
Bring out the best in teachers at all levels.
Bring out the best in students of all ages.
If future teachers and those already in the classroom were to read one book to help them become the best teacher they could be, they could not do better than Lessons From the Classroom: 20 Things Good Teachers Do. There's wisdom, inspiration, and nuts-and-bolts guidance on every page.
This book reads like a love letter - from a teacher who loved his work and loved his students, and now wants to share everything he learned from a lifetime of honing his craft. It has more practical insights, inspiring stories, and tested strategies for bringing out the best in kids than one normally finds in ten books on education. It will be a classic.
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Read information about the authorHal Urban holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in history, and a Doctorate in education from the University of San Francisco. He has also done post-graduate study in the psychology of peak performance at Stanford University.
For thirty-six years he was an award-winning teacher at San Carlos and Woodside High Schools and at his alma mater, the University of San Francisco.
Hal is the author of six books - all with an emphasis on good character. His first book, Life's Greatest Lessons, was selected by Writer's Digest as the Inspirational Book of the Year. For more information about his writings click on the Books page.
Since 1992 Dr. Urban has traveled more than two million miles while speaking nationally and internationally on positive character traits and their relationship to the quality of life. He has made more than a thousand presentations in forty-two states, Washington DC, and eight foreign countries. Additional information about his talks can be found on the Speaking page.
In 2005 Dr. Urban was awarded his highest honor - the Sanford N. McDonnell Lifetime Achievement Award at the Character Education Partnership National Forum.
Hal has a genuine love of life that includes several passions, chief among them are the three F's - faith, family, and friends. His other main interests and activities are physical fitness, reading, sports, travel, photography, and life-long learning.