This professional reference provides a practical, motivational, and easy-to-understand approach for planning, delivering, evaluating, and applying a positive
educational experience for all disciplines, especially at secondary levels. It describes, in teacher language, the concept of positive teaching which stresses the understanding, use, and application of those pedagogical competencies that promote greater learning on the part of the student. Written as a self-help book, this reference stresses the "why" and "how-to" aspects essential to becoming a positive and effective teacher. **Target audience: Primarily as a textbook for
undergraduate education students enrolled in pre-service teacher education programs. A valuable "self-help" book for elementary and secondary school teachers in service. A stimulating reference for school administrators, parents, corporate-level managers doing in-service education, and others interested in the education of people.