ABSTRACT

Highly effective teachers have something in common: They do simple things extraordinarily well—simple, uncomplicated things on a daily basis. In this new book by bestselling authors and presenters Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker, you’ll learn the secrets of these tried-and-true techniques that will help to improve your teaching, your students’ learning, and your students’ behavior. Annette and Todd, who have years of experience working in schools across the globe, reveal 75 easily-implemented strategies that will improve teaching and instruction, classroom management, student motivation, student achievement, parent communication, and more--with no new programs! Each tip provides practical takeaways that can be used immediately and with remarkable success.

chapter 1|2 pages

Swallow Negative Words

chapter 2|2 pages

Ask Yourself Five Questions

chapter 3|2 pages

Make One Lesson More Fun!

chapter 6|2 pages

Leave One Compliment a Day

chapter 11|2 pages

Never Miss a Birthday

chapter 18|2 pages

Give Stickers!

chapter 19|2 pages

Speed Up the Slow Starters

chapter 21|2 pages

Defuse a Negative Coworker

chapter 22|2 pages

Befriend a New Teacher

chapter 24|2 pages

Get a Free Classroom Makeover

chapter 26|2 pages

Shift Your Focus

chapter 27|2 pages

Convince Your Students…

chapter 29|2 pages

Get Free Ideas via Twitter

chapter 30|2 pages

Compliment the Custodian

chapter 32|2 pages

Sell What You’re Teaching!

chapter 36|2 pages

Delegate Classroom Duties

chapter 37|2 pages

Observe Other Teachers

chapter 38|2 pages

Simplify Your Management Plan

chapter 39|2 pages

Shorten Classroom Activities

chapter 40|2 pages

Hold Classroom Raffles

chapter 41|2 pages

Invite Outsiders In

chapter 42|2 pages

Laugh with Your Students

chapter 43|2 pages

Stop Trying to Be Perfect

chapter 45|2 pages

Call a Parent with Good News!

chapter 48|2 pages

Ignore the Little Things

chapter 50|2 pages

Brag About Your Students *

chapter 51|2 pages

Act Like a Recruiter

chapter 52|2 pages

Let the Emojis Speak

chapter 54|2 pages

Be Available to Your Students

chapter 56|2 pages

Display a Teacher’s Creed *

chapter 57|2 pages

Make It Easy to Ask for Help

chapter 58|2 pages

Reinvent Yourself Overnight!

chapter 59|2 pages

Let the Games Begin!

chapter 66|2 pages

Teach Like a Great Coach

chapter 67|2 pages

Give an Exit Ticket

chapter 68|2 pages

Control Your Body Language

chapter 72|2 pages

Shake Things Up!

chapter 75|2 pages

Channel Your Favorite Teacher

chapter |1 pages

Conclusion