Effective instruction begins with effective relationships and this is particularly true with respect to educators that work with students that come from different cultural backgrounds you are working in urban school districts. While there are a great deal of programs that will instruct you on how to effectively teach, few share effective ways to connect, motivate and inspire students to succeed, regardless of the various personal and societal challenges that exist.
This book serves as a quick step guide to opening the doors of dialogue and connection, which is the basis from which students begin to believe in others and then in themselves. You will discover that for many students they have to believe and trust in you first. Once they feel that you can be trusted as their leader, they will empower you to become an effective leader. In return, you can empower them to believe in themselves by creating an environment the trains the mind to be optimistic. Success for you is a mindset because their mind is the tool that each student will have to use to engineer their life. You must become the architect to each student and design a blueprint in which self determination, planned success for each student is the only path. It is the most formidable task ever, but that is what every educator faces when they decide to change the world! Are you ready?