The End of Molasses Classes by Ron Clark
Getting Our Kids Unstuck--101 Extraordinary Solutions for Parents and Teachers

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New York Times bestselling author and educator Ron Clark challenges parents, teachers, and communities everywhere embrace a difference in the classroom and uplift, educate, and empower our children.

Read this book to find out why so many across the country have embraced these powerful rules.

· Set the electric tone on day one
· Teach your children how to study—don’t expect it to come naturally
· Don’t constantly stress about test scores
· Not every child deserves a cookie
· Lift up your teachers. No, really, lift them up!
· If kids like you all the time, you’re doing something wrong
· Don’t be a penny parent

Be different. Be bold. Join in.
 

About Ron Clark

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Ron Clark, New York Times bestselling author of The Essential 55, has been named "American Teacher of the Year" by Disney and was Oprah Winfrey's pick as her "Phenomenal Man." He founded The Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, which more than 10,000 educators from around the world have visited to learn about the extraordinary ways that teachers and parents of RCA have helped children achieve great success.
 
Published July 26, 2011 by Touchstone. 354 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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High-energy educator Clark (The Excellent 11: Qualities Teachers and Parents Use to Motivate, Inspire, and Educate Children, 2005, etc.) opened the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta to serve low-income students at a variety of achievement levels.

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Clark, founder of the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, award-winning teacher and author (The Essential 55), interweaves the history of his school with advice for teachers and parents;

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English 101 - most college students have to take it, and most instructors have to teach it.

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City Book Review

His ideas leap over each other as he describes the Ron Clark Academy, his Atlanta, Georgia, school for boys and girls, mostly African-American, who find a unique opportunity to strut their stuff, provided they work and play hard, and buy into a philosophy that rejects failure as an option.

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