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Invite! Excite! Ignite!

13 Principles for Teaching, Learning, and Leading, K–12

Robin J. Fogarty Charlotte Danielson Brian M. Pete

160 pages
Teachers College Press
Teacher-to-teacher collaboration is more than a survival tactic; it is the social interaction that propels professional learning. In her new book, master teacher and educational consultant Robin Fogarty offers 13 guiding principles for new teachers and school leaders. These seminal ideas, along with the stories that accompany them, will invite, excite, and ignite teachers from kindergarten to college. Each chapter includes a description of the guiding principle, a companion vignette, classroom examples, teaching and learning tips, and discussion questions. While designed for new and preservice teachers, coaches, mentors, and seasoned veterans will also find new perspectives and ideas for their own practice and for mentoring newcomers to the profession. Key Features: A conversational tone, including stories that entertain yet make a key point. Tips for incorporating new information from neuro research on how we learn. Proven techniques for differentiating instruction to meet the talents and needs of students. Examples of strategies in each chapter with do-it-yourself activities to try. Helpful insights appropriate for school leaders as well as teachers.
Author Bio
Robin J. Fogarty is president of Robin Fogarty & Associates, a Chicago-based educational publishing/consulting company. Robin has trained educators around the world and has taught at all levels, from kindergarten to college, served as an administrator, and consulted with state departments and ministries of education in the United States, Puerto Rico, Russia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Great Britain, Singapore, Korea, U.S. Virgin Islands, Bahrain, and the Netherlands.