June 29, 2010
June 29, 2010
The New York Times bestselling author of Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire shares his proven methods for creating compassionate children
During twenty-five years of teaching at Hobart Elementary School in inner city Los Angeles, Rafe Esquith has helped thousands of children maxiâmize their potential-and became the only teacher in history to receive the president's National Medal of Arts. In Lighting Their Fires, Esquith translates the inspiring methods from Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire for parents. Using lessons framed by a class trip to a Dodgers game, he moves inning by inning through concepts that explain how to teach children to be thoughtful and honorable people-as well as successful students-and to have fun in the process.
Rafe Esquith, a teacher, and author of the bestselling TEACH LIKE YOUR HAIR'S ON FIRE, offers parents and educators advice on how to help inspire young people. Using relatable examples from pop culture, Esquith explains how to help children develop the values and inner strength they will need to become self-sufficient and successful adults.
Genre: Family + Relationships, Education
Sub-Genre: Parenting / General, Parent Participation
- Genre: Education, Family + Relationships
- Subgenre: Parent Participation, Parenting / General
- Publisher: Penguin Group USA
- Pages: 195
- Edition: Reprint
- Language: English
- Release Date: June 29, 2010
- Author: Rafe Esquith
- Online Item #: 12363351
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-45-1375
- ISBN: 9780143117667
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported