Author, educator and 1994 William Carey University graduate Nathan Barber recently published a new book, What Teachers Can Learn from Sports Coaches: A Playbook of Instructional Strategies, a guide for teacher improvement based on wisdom of great coaches.
The book, published by Routledge Education, demonstrates how many of the principles of coaching can be used by teachers to motivate students, build community and enhance teaching. Barber shares teaching wisdom gleaned from interviews with numerous highly successful coaches, including state champions, national champions and even Olympic champions.
Barber is an educator with 20 years of experience and the author of more than a dozen educational books. He is currently a high school principal in Houston, Texas. Prior to becoming a principal, he was a social studies teacher and a high school basketball coach.
The book is available now in paperback and via Amazon Kindle, NOOK or Apple iBooks. For more information about Barber, visit www.nathanbarber.com