Classrooms should be inviting and safe places where students can strive to achieve worthwhile goals, even as they learn that the road to improvement is not always paved; this deceptively simple guiding principle is what Ron Nash has spent four decades in education pursuing and refining. In Praise of Foibles: The Impact of Mistakes, Failure, and Fear on Continuous Improvement in Schools is the guide every teacher who has ever wanted to take a chance on improvement needs to read. You will learn the exact research-based techniques and best practices in order to:
- Establish an environment of safety instead of fear
- Encourage risk-taking and resilience
- Set high expectations and achieve high engagement
- Let go of control and watch your students flourish
The best-selling author of Power of We: Creating Positive and Collaborative Classroom Communities (2018), Nash returns with his inimitable writing style and disarming honesty to show how every teacher can transform their classroom into what students need to be successful in the 21st century.
Product Code: BPP190001
ISBN: 9781943920570 | 01/25/19
In Praise of Foibles: The Impact of Mistakes, Failure, and Fear on Continuous Improvement in Schools by Ron Nash is a must read for all educators in an ever-changing educational field. Ron dives deep into long-lasting improvements every school leader needs to address to move forward. As Ron writes, “Don’t blame the people, fix the system."
– Dr. William D. Sroufe, Division Superintendent