Recharge your batteries and rekindle your excitement about teaching! This new, updated edition of the best-selling book, Teaching Matters: Motivating and Inspiring Yourself, offers practical advice on working with colleagues for inspiration, using social media to connect to other professionals, and adding fresh new appeal to your lessons.

The practical ideas and inspirational examples in this book will help you keep your passion for education alive and thriving in your classroom. Get use-now tips on everything from creating a positive atmosphere in the classroom to dealing with difficult peers. This is truly a must-have motivational resource for all educators!

part Part I|24 pages

Why You're Worth It

chapter 1|6 pages

The Value of Teaching

chapter 2|6 pages

Ten Days Out of Ten

chapter 3|6 pages

We Are All Teachers

chapter 4|4 pages

It's Not Time—It's Energy

part Part II|46 pages

Taking Care of Yourself

part Part III|40 pages

Raise the Praise—Minimize the Criticize

chapter 9|12 pages

The Value of Praise

chapter 10|6 pages

Making School Work for You

chapter 11|4 pages

Unexpected Happiness

chapter 12|16 pages

Your Home Away from Home

part Part IV|42 pages

Peers and Cheers

chapter 13|10 pages

Peer Power

chapter 15|10 pages

Working with Negative People

chapter 16|6 pages

Make Your Teaching SPARKLE!