Inviting Students to Learn
100 tips for talking effectively with your students
169 pages, Paperback
Edwards provides suggestions that will help us
- Build relationships with our students
- Teach more effectively
- Help students plan for the future
- Respond effectively to students’ objections
- Encourage students
- Influence students
- Resolve conflicts
Inviting Students to Learn also contains tips for interacting with parents, reaching out to diverse student groups, and using technology to efficiently communicate with students.
Edwards shows us that as we begin to shift our everyday conversations with students, we can boost their self-esteem, improve their knowledge, and increase their desire and willingness to work successfully toward their goals.
About the Author
Jenny Edwards, PhD, has been working in the field of education for 35 years, and has taught at the elementary, middle school, and university levels. In addition, she served in staff development in Jefferson County Schools in Denver, Colorado for four years where she mentored first and second-year teachers and presented seminars.
Jenny has served the International Alliance for Invitational Education as a Trustee and currently as the Chair of the Research Committee. Presently, she is teaching doctoral students in the School of Educational Leadership and Change at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara. She also leads seminars on Cognitive Coaching, Adaptive Schools, Callahan’s Thought Field Therapy, and other topics around the world. She has presented on these topics in French, Spanish, Italian, and English in 11 countries.