Fall Down 7 Times, Get up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed

Fall Down 7 Times, Stand Up 8: Teaching Kids to Succeed Book Cover

By Silver, Debbie

Paperback 05-22-2012

Price: $34.95
Page Count: 240
Grade Level: All

ISBN: 9781412998772

Publisher: Corwin and AMLE

A fresh approach to getting kids to work smarter and better, not just harder

As teachers and parents, our job is to teach students to tackle challenges rather than avoid them. Award-winning teacher and best-selling author Debbie Silver addresses the relationship between student motivation and risking failure, calling failure a temporary “glitch” that provides valuable learning opportunities. She explains motivational theory, provides down-to-earth—often humorous—real life examples, and outlines concrete, applicable guidelines for helping students overcome setbacks and failure to foster lifelong success.

Key topics include:

  • How to help students become autonomous, enthusiastic, lifelong learners
  • Why failure is not only an option, but a very concrete way of gaining ground
  • The difference between a “pep talk” and specific, relevant feedback that enhances self-efficacy

This reader-friendly guide’s examples of dialogue and vignettes demonstrate what to say when giving feedback to students. Also included is a discussion guide for teacher leaders. Teachers, parents, and other student advocates will find helpful strategies for helping students learn to solve problems, take risks, and pursue success with confidence.

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Teaching Kids to Thrive: Essential Skills For Success

Teaching Kids to Thrive

By Debbie Silver and Dedra Stafford

Paperback 5-9-2017

Price: $32.95
Page Count: 288
Language: English
Publisher: Corwin

ISBN: 978-1506326931

Bring Debbie and Dedra to your school to speak on their book “Teaching Kids to Thrive: Essential Skills for Success”

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DELIBERATE Optimism: Reclaiming the Joy in Education

NEW book DO

By Silver, Debbie

Paperback 9-14-2014

Price: $30.95
Page Count: 167
Grade Level: All
Publisher: Corwin

ISBN: 978-1-4833-0783-1

Beat burnout and bring joy back to teaching—and learning!

Recharge the optimism that made you an educator in the first place! Choosing optimism—even in the face of tough challenges—helps restore the healthy interactions and positive relationships necessary for enacting real school change. Filled with research-based strategies, practical examples, and thought-provoking scenarios, this inspiring, humorous book gets you ready to:

  • Rediscover motivation
  • Take a positive view of events beyond your control
  • Build an optimistic classroom where students flourish
  • Partner with other stakeholders to create an optimistic learning environment

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Drumming to the Beat of Different Marchers

by Silver, Debbie

Price: $19.99
Page Count: 240
Grade Level: All
Publisher: Incentive Publications

ISBN / IP: 0865306087 / IP456-6

The revised edition of Drumming to the Beat of Different Marchers features Dr. Debbie Silver’s poetry, wisdom, and humor with the art of award-winning illustrator Peter H. Reynolds ( Teachers and administrators will be inspired by Debbie’s poignant stories and thrilled with the practical advice as they learn about relevant research findings. A valuable discussion guide is included to help interested teams find the rhythm of the differentiated learners in their classrooms. Don’t miss your opportunity to read this exciting new resource!

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Differentiated Instruction Planner

by Silver, Debbie

Price: $6.99
Page Count: 10
Grade Level: K-8
Publisher: Incentive Publications

ISBN: 0865305129

This 10-page planner is a quick-reference resource to help teachers encourage students to find their own ways, their own rhythms, and their own strengths. The easy-to-read charts and tables include a checklist for assessing how students are smart, a summary of Howard Gardner’s Eight Intelligences and Gregorc’s four basic learning styles, a personal inventory for students, and learning cycle checklists and lesson templates.

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Because You Teach; A Dynamic Musical Resource For Innovative Staff Development

Price: $24.99
Page Count: 144
Grade Level: K-12
Publisher: Incentive Publications

ISBN: 0865302278

Because You Teach combines the music of Monte Selby with dynamic suggestions for implementing good teaching strategies. Four amazing middle school educators have used their expertise and years of experience to create this innovative resource showcasing best practices and research-based models. This book and CD combo will turn every staff development opportunity into a celebration of good teaching.

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The Nuts & Bolts Of Active Learning

by Nuts & Bolts Presenters

Price: $14.99
Page Count: 112
Grade Level: 5-9
Publisher: Incentive Publications

ISBN: 978-0-86530-693-6

Students learn best when they are engaged in the process. This supply of energizing ideas will get students fully involved—with their minds and bodies. Written by a group of fifteen award-winning educators who collaborate annually with attendees at the Nuts & Bolts Symposiums, this collection represents a powerful way to expand and transform your teaching. Use the strategies in any subject area and or setting. They are guaranteed to hook your students on learning while they transform and expand your teaching.

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