Passion cannot be faked. Students can tell when we’re just going through the motions.
But how can you summon the energy to teach with passion when there are so many distractions from what really matters?
And if you barely have time for taking care of yourself, how can you have anything left to give your students?
Don’t wait for teaching to become fun again: plan for it!
Your enthusiasm will become unshakeable as you learn how to:
- Create curriculum “bright spots” that you can’t wait to teach
- Gain energy from kids instead of letting them drain you
- Uncover meaning and purpose for every single lesson
- Incorporate playfulness and make real connections with kids
- Stop letting test scores and evaluations define your success
- Construct a self-running classroom that frees you to teach
- Establish healthy, balanced habits for bringing work home
- Say “no” without guilt and make your “yes” really count
- Determine what matters most and let go of the rest
- Innovate and adapt to make teaching an adventure
Unshakeable is more than a collection of inspiring mindset shifts and practical, teacher-tested ideas for getting more satisfaction from your job. It’s a set of practices to help you find your inner drive and an intrinsic motivation that no one can take away. It’s an approach that helps you incorporate a love of life into your teaching, and a love of teaching into your life. Learn how to tap into what makes teaching inherently rewarding and enjoy your work every day … no matter what.
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Read what other teachers are saying
“Unshakeable promises to teach you 20 Ways to Enjoy Teaching Every Day… No Matter What, and it absolutely delivers on that promise. It is a quick read, written as if you were sitting down and having a conversation with a mentor teacher. Anecdotes, examples, and relevant ideas made it a page turner.” – Mary Montero, Teaching With A Mountain View
“The book IS inspiring and reaffirming, but more importantly, it’s a plan. Angela’s laid out 20 concrete action steps designed to help teachers stay passionate about what they do. They’re things that you can do – right now – to improve your teaching and, in effect, your quality of life.” – Blair Turner, One Lesson At a Time
“I can’t say enough about this book. Angela’s real world advice and tips are just what I need to stay motivated to finish the year.” – Jennifer Findley, Teaching to Inspire
“One of the things I like most about Unshakeable, and Angela’s writing style as an author, is that she provides REAL ideas that you can easily implement into your day to day life.” – Tessa Maguire,Tales From Outside The Classroom
“For more advice on bringing a better balance to your life and gaining more satisfaction from teaching, I highly recommend Angela’s new book, Unshakeable.” – Christi Fultz, Ms.Fultz’s Corner
“Angela has a real gift for writing and shares some very practical tips.” – Shelley Gray, Teaching In The Early Years
“This book covers the many facets of teaching. Not just in the classroom, but all the responsibilities that consume a teacher around the clock!” – Reagan Tunstall, Tunstall’s Teaching Tidbits
“This amazing new book by Angela Watson is definitely a must-read for every teacher. I rarely say a book is for “every teacher,” but I truly believe this one is.” – Linda Kardamis, Teach 4 The Heart
“Angela really did an amazing job giving practical advice and strategies to allow teachers to become “unshakeable” in their professions.” – Ashleigh Swinford, Ashleigh’s Education Journey
“Angela is a wealth of knowledge and has much to offer in the way of teaching.” – Joey Udovich, Creating, Teaching, and Sharing with Joey
“I cannot recommend this book enough. Either for the veteran teacher, as a way to inspire and breathe fresh air into current routines, or for the new teacher as a way to get off to a very strong start, or for those of us in the middle who are still tweaking and adjusting as we go…. there is something for everyone in Unshakeable.” – Stephanie Van Horn, 3rd Grade Thoughts
“Every chapter is AMAZING, filled with wisdom, encouragement, and specific strategies to implement right away.” – Laura Candler, Corkboard Connections
“If you find yourself drained and not enjoying your calling as a teacher, I invite you to read more about Angela’s book Unshakeable.” – Mandy Neal, Teaching With Simplicity
“I love that Angela compiled so many awesome strategies and tips that help renew our passion and love for the classroom!” – Dana Richliew, Prepping for The Primary Gridiron
“It was EXACTLY what I needed to read at this time in the year.” – Jen Runde, Runde’s Room
“Watson provides simple, practical strategies individual teachers can use to make their work less stressful and more enjoyable, without moving to a new district or changing anything that’s required of them.” – Jennifer Gonzalez, Cult of Pedagogy
“I highly suggest to everyone to check out Angela Watson’s newest book: Unshakeable for yourself – it is fabulous!” – Charity Preston, Organized Classroom
Unshakeable: 20 Ways to Enjoy Teaching Every Day…No Matter What by Angela Watson (ISBN 978-0-9823127-3-5). Due Season Press, Fort Lauderdale, FL: March 15, 2015. List price US $24.99. 274 pages, 8.5 x 5.5. Available in paperback and eBook editions.
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