Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator

Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator

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Based on Dave Burgess's popular "Outrageous Teaching" and "Teach Like a PIRATE" seminars, this book offers inspiration, practical techniques, and innovative ideas that will help you to increase student engagement, boost your creativity, and transform your life as an educator. You'll learn how to: - Tap into and dramatically increase your passion as a teacher - Develop outrageously engaging lessons that draw students in like a magnet - Establish rapport and a sense of camaraderie in your classroom - Transform your class into a life-changing experience for your students This groundbreaking inspirational manifesto contains over 30 hooks specially designed to captivate your class and 170 brainstorming questions that will skyrocket your creativity. Once you learn the Teach Like a PIRATE system, you'll never look at your role as an educator the same again.

Title:Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780988217607
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    Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator Reviews

  • Jason

    This book was a letdown for me. I had seen so much buzz about it on Twitter, so I bought a copy to see what all the fuss was about. The main point of the book is to be passionate. Get it? I think that...

  • Ashley

    Inspirational in many regards . . . But, sigh . . . I leave this book feeling sad. It feels a bit out-dated and certainly naive. So much of what it talks about: creative hooks, out-of-the-box teaching...

  • Corinne Campbell

    So much hype surrounds this book, and its been rated highly by many educators whom I respect, so I thought it would be worth a look.Author Dave Burgess shares a great deal about his teaching practice,...

  • Diana | Book of Secrets

    3.5 Stars...

  • Stacy S.

    I agree with a few of the main points that are the foundation of what Dave does. I agree that great teachers make it look easy, because they work hard, not because it IS easy. I also agree that buildi...

  • Jill

    Author's tone is condescending and he does not seem to take in to consideration the amount of time we as teachers are forced to be conducting some type of standardized teaching. Furthermore, every day...

  • Tim Scholze

    This awesome book can help any teacher put the spunk back into their career. I was totally reinvigorated by the ideas that Dave Burgess shared in his book. My only wish is that I could gather even mor...

  • Aaron Maurer

    This is not going to be so much of an review of a book, but more of how I have applied the principles to my life. This is a MUST READ. If you have not read this book then you are missing out. This boo...

  • Ahmad Hossam

    Describing this book as beneficial is a wild overstatement. Describing it as condescending is a gross understatement....

  • Claudia Badiu

    Well, this book deals with so many interesting and creative teaching ideas! I have already tried some of them, while others I can't wait to adapt for my students. :) ...