Wanting to empower yourself as an educator but unsure how? Our book, Empowering the Educator Within: A Guide to Enabling Yourself and Those You Serve, has the answers you seek. Whether you are a classroom teacher, in a leadership position or an educator with a global vision, this book and its accompanying workbook have the tools you need to realize your goals. Written in a “choose your own adventure” style, how you decide to move through the chapters and which parts you explore is entirely up to you and your needs.
Part 1: In the first section educators will be asked to reflect on their whys and what they hope to achieve.
Part 2: This section of the book caters to those in leadership positions, namely administrators and coordinators. In it, educators will learn the secrets to creating a unified and cohesive teaching and learning culture at one’s school or within one’s team through the use of an educational framework and individualized planners.
Part 3: Whether teaching at the primary or secondary levels, whether a mainstream, specialist or language/learning support teacher and whether teaching a straight grade level or split-grade class, this section explores how to create the ideal yearly, unit and lesson planning templates to help achieve your objectives. In addition to exploring different planning tools that can be created, it also delves into how to modify existing planners to further professional development, for co-teaching scenarios and more!
Part 4: For those educators who are district superintendents or who have a global vision they would like implemented, this section explores how one can transform school districts or schools around the world so that they are all moving in the same direction based on one’s philosophy through the use of an educational framework and personalized planners.
Part 5: The chapters in this section address educator needs in general, regardless of position, and cover creating the ideal planning tools in the following areas:
Part 6: The final section of the book offers space for thought and reflection on all the positive changes one witnesses throughout their journey.
Empowering the Educator Within not only comes with filled practical ideas and tools, but its accompanying workbook allows educators to plan out their ideas as they move through the different chapters. Additionally, our upcoming software ESBPlanners has been designed to coincide with the book and all suggested planning tools can be found in our ready-made template bank.