From the Back Cover
This unique book is a practical guide for educators who want to maximize their effectiveness in the classroom.This book stresses the importance of teachers creating the maximum impact on their students in the limited time they have available. It also covers the skills, techniques, and concepts classroom teachers can use to have more impact on their students. It addresses the global picture, and also focuses on smaller, high priority details, such as Question-Detail-Question, Vocal Italics, and Specify the Response. While broad in range, each idea is presented through the use of practical, real-life examples, making it a user-friendly book.For pre-service and in-service educators.
About the Author
Dr. Rich Allen is a highly regarded educator and master trainer, with a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology. His cognitive learning theory research, which provided understanding on how the brain receives, processes, stores, and recalls information, forms the basis for his radical approach to teaching, presenting and facilitating.
In 25 years of taking his ideas around the world, he has changed the lives of thousands of educators and executives, by giving them practical new presentation and teaching techniques that massively increase personal effectiveness.
Rich is a much sought after keynote speaker at international education conferences and leads workshops for school districts all over the world. He is a regular speaker at the Brain Expo, leads an annual course for student teachers in the UK and works with schools and school districts in the US, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Russia.
A former high school math and drama teacher, Rich was a Director and Lead Facilitator for SuperCamp, a 10-day accelerated learning program for teens, before focusing on teaching brain-based learning strategies to adults. He is the author of a number of best-selling education books including: Impact Teaching and Green Light Classrooms.