Interesting Books to Read
Clark has written three books. The first, called
The Essential 55:
… is an Award-Winning Educator’s Rules for Discovering the Successful Student in Every Child (2003). The Essential 55 is an inspirational book regarding Ron Clark’s 55 essential rules for success in and out of the classroom. The rules incorporate many issues for respect and school policies. The book is not only just for students, but parents and other educators too. A couple of rules that Ron feels are essential for students to learn are “Make eye contact, respect others; ideas and opinions, always be honest, and be the best person you can be”. With this book, “Ron Clark lit a fire under parents and teachers everywhere to raise their standards and expect the best from their students”.
In 2004 he followed with
The Excellent 11:
… which outlines qualities teachers and parents use to motivate, inspire, and educate children. The book discusses the 11 traits of excellence which include “enthusiasm, adventure, creativity, reflection, balance, compassion, confidence, humor, common sense, appreciation and resilience”.
His third book
The End of Molasses Classes
… was published during the summer of 2011, listing “101 Extraordinary Solutions for Parents and Teachers”. Clark “challenged” parents, teachers, and communities everywhere to make a real difference in the lives of our kids, offering 101 revolutionary and classroom-tested ways to uplift, educate, an empower our children”
Have a look next time you in a bookstore.