The Wild Card: 7 Steps to an Educator's Creative Breakthrough

The Wild Card: 7 Steps to an Educator's Creative Breakthrough

The Wild Card is your step-by-step guide to experiencing a creative breakthrough in your classroom with your students.

"This book is a teacher wonderland of ideas, inspiration, and mind-blowing magic." - Ron Clark, The New York Times best-selling author and cofounder, Ron Clark Academy.

In this audiobook, Wade and Hope King show you how to draw on your authentic self - your past experiences, personality quirks, interests, hobbies, and strengths - to deliver your content creatively. If you are a high school teacher or a kindergarten teacher, the seven steps in The Wild Card will give you the knowledge and the confidence to bring creative teaching strategies into your classroom.

You'll learn:

Why the deck is not stacked against you, no matter what kind of hand you've been dealt
Why you should never listen to the Joker
How to identify the "Ace up your sleeve" and use it to create classroom magic
How to apply the "Rules of Rigor" in order to fuse creativity with learning
How to become the "Wild Card" that changes the game for your students

Title:The Wild Card: 7 Steps to an Educator's Creative Breakthrough
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781946444523
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    The Wild Card: 7 Steps to an Educator's Creative Breakthrough Reviews

  • Stephanie Fujii

    I'm not sure what I expected from this book. But I didn't get it. At all.Hope and Wade sound like amazing educators. They are super enthusiastic and give their all to their kiddos. Their school, and s...

  • Megan

    It's clear that Hope and Wade King, teachers at the Ron Clark Academy, are passionate about their profession. They put their heart and soul into their work, and their students are lucky to have such e...

  • Mrs. Schuld

    The book was okay. Great for inspiring teachers about engagement. They truly care about kids and go over the top to inspire and motivate them. However, I disagreed with some of their statements and id...

  • Kelly Carlson

    This book was not one I would have grabbed off of a shelf, but it was one that met the date criteria of a challenge my Academic Dean gave our teaching staff. At least in my printed copy, it met the da...

  • Lauren Walton

    Such a positive and must read for all teachers!...

  • Monica Hills

    I have been a teacher for the past 17 years. I went into teaching with the philosophy that I wanted my students to have fun and love learning. Over the years I feel like I have tried to do many of the...

  • Dana

    Very motivational book to encourage teachers to find their spark! Excited to put their tips to use as I continue to develop as a teacher!...

  • Tammy Hahs

    This book is a great reminder of all the great things about teaching. It gave me so much food for thought and I spent a lot of my time reading this and self-reflecting. Reading this book energized me ...

  • Jessica

    This book wasn’t for me. I didn’t enjoy the style or the voice. Someone told me it would be more engaging if I had followed Hope and Wade on their journey, but I suppose what’s the point of writ...

  • Alex

    I wanted to love this book-- I really did. Hope and Wade are amazing, and I mean NO SHADE to them. But my grade takeaway from this book was that teachers have to do it all, be it all, and make it all ...