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eBook The Pedagogy of Real Talk: Engaging, Teaching, and Connecting With Students at Risk, 1st Edition

  • Paul Hernandez
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  • ISBN-10: 1506304966
  • ISBN-13: 9781506304960
  • DDC: 371.93
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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About

Overview

To successfully teach struggling students, connection and trust come first. Author Paul Hernandez, a former student at risk, is now a nationally recognized, award-winning educator and trainer. His Real Talk is a practical methodology that helps education professionals build rapport with students while creating learning experiences that are relevant…and life-changing. The results are transformed classroom and school environments, engaged students, and higher achievement.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Dedication.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
About the Author.
1: Introduction.
2: Real Talk.
3: The Students, Their Experiences, and the Academic Results.
4: Implementing Real Talk in the HEP Program.
5: Flexibility, Adaptability, and Effort.
6: Terministic Screens and Real Talk Discussions.
7: Dealing With the Exceptions.
8: Implementing Real Talk in Any Classroom.
9: The Training of Teachers.
10: Training: Alternative Lessons.
11: Training and Feedback.
12: New Beginnings.
Appendices.
Appendix A Real Talk on Symbolism.
Appendix B “Who I Am” Real Talk on the First Day of Class.
Appendix C Real Talk on Adversity.
Appendix D Real Talk on Assumptions.
Appendix E Real Talk on Overcoming Personal Challenges With Hard Work and Determination.
Appendix F Real Talk on Transforming Frustration and Anger Into Empowerment.
Appendix G Real Talk on Being Authentic.
Appendix H Real Talk on Classroom Norms.
Appendix I Examples of Real Talk Themes.
Appendix J Bridge Project Packet.
Appendix K Alternative Lesson on Congruent Triangles.
Appendix L Alternative Lesson on Federal Courts and the Judicial Branch Unit.
Appendix M Alternative Lesson on Graphing Different Types of Linear Systems.
Appendix N Alternative Lesson on Public Speaking Anxiety.
Appendix O Alternative Lesson Topics and Summaries.
Appendix P Games.
Bibliography.
Index.