Crazy-Proofing High School Sports

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R&L Education, Mar 1, 2012 - Education - 120 pages
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Crazy-Proofing High School Sports examines the often troubling high school sports phenomenon in two parts. Part one focuses on the problems facing educators, students, and parents as they struggle to make high school sports worthwhile. Few if any strategies for improvement in education are effective without first knowing what the real reasons are for failure. Part two offers solutions for “crazy-proofing” high school sports. Schools have everything needed to accomplish great feats via high school sports participation, and now is the time for our educators to be the experts in their field. Written in a language educators can understand, and with stories everyone associated with high school sports will recognize, Crazy-Proofing High School Sports offers real solutions to the real problems hurting high school student athletes.
 

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Contents

1 Passion
1
2 Great Teachers
19
3 Relationship and Communication Quality
35
4 Success
51
5 Knowing What Needs to be Done
69
6 Having Control Assigning Roles and Owning our Profession
85
7 Teaching Perspective
101
8 Reestablishing the School in High School Sports
117
Suggestions for Parents
131
About the Author
135
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Dr. John E. Tufte is a professor of education at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. Dr. Tufte taught and coached at the high school level, worked as a secondary administrator, and now presents to teachers, administrators, and parents about issues facing schools today.

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