April 2013 | Archives

A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart!
- Author Unknown

Join NAESP in thanking and supporting the most valued members of your school team during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 10-16, and throughout the year.

For Teachers



What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That Matter Most, Second Edition
by Todd Whitaker

The second edition's new features include: meaning what you say, focusing on students first, and putting yourself in their position.


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What Great Teachers Do Differently: 17 Things That Matter Most, Second Edition - Study Guide
by Todd Whitaker

Written to accompany the second edition of Todd Whitaker's best-selling title, What Great Teachers Do Differently, this guide can be used by facilitators, with study groups, or at other professional development events.



The Power of a Teacher
by Adam L. Sáenz

This book will help you identify strengths and weakness in the occupational, emotional, financial, spiritual, and physical areas in your life. 


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Kick-Start Your Class: Academic Icebreakers to Engage Students
by LouAnne Johnson

This book is a collection of icebreakers specifically designed for teachers -- quick, cost-effective, and enjoyable activities to engage students from the very first minute in class.



For Teachers



How to Interview, Hire, & Retain High-Quality New Teachers, third edition
by John C. Daresh and Bridget N. Daresh

The authors use their firsthand experiences and observations to guide readers through effective processes for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring faculty who will best fit individual schools' needs.



Motivating & Inspiring Teachers: The Educational Leader's Guide for Building Staff Morale, second edition
by Todd Whitaker, Beth Whitaker, and Dale Lumpa

Like the best-selling first edition, this book is filled with strategies to motivate your staff and maintain a high level of energy at your school.




Day-2-Day, Volume 4
by Diana Day

This resource has 180 one-minute motivational messages that are ideal for principals to read daily over the intercom, counselors to discuss on closed circuit TV, or teachers to read to start the day with their students.