Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire Wrap-Up
REMEMBER Chapter 1 Failure is an opportunity to learn.
Chapter 2 Replace fear with trust.
Chapter 3 A love of reading = a better life.
Chapter 4 Writing can unlock a child’s heart. Don’t give up.
Chapter 5 To succeed in math, you must develop a true love of numbers. (“I was really good at math once!”)
Chapter 6 Test scores are a very small part of who you are.
Chapter 7 A passion for history must be nurtured.
Chapter 8 To learn science, children must put down their books and pick up their equipment.
Chapter 9 Students involved in arts education are learning about things far beyond the art that they study. (Discipline, Responsibility, Teamwork, Sacrifice, Practice, Correcting Mistakes, Listening, and Time Management)
Chapter 10 We as parents and teachers must expose our kids to the beauty of sport - and to the life lessons we learn from playing sports correctly and honorably.
Chapter 11 It’s essential for young people to see the importance of orderliness and how to get there.
Chapter 12 The purpose of teaching problem solving should be to develop the process of thinking and analyzing.
Chapter 13 Great movies can help children build character, learn about the impact of good and bad decisions, and be inspired to stand up for their beliefs in difficult situations.
Chapter 14 Class trips are expected to teach students the skills that they will use for the rest of their lives. Students are expected to pursue knowledge with a passion and depth of understanding that separates them from mediocre students.
Chapter 15 “Rock ‘n’ roll might not solve your problems, but it does let you dance all over them.” ~Pete Townshend
Chapter 16 The best way to help our children grow into exemplary people is often to involve them in projects that help other people.
Chapter 17 Shakespeare was not of an age – but for all time.
And ALWAYS Teach with such passion and enthusiasm that you wouldn’t even notice …………..