“Ron Nash brings the voice of reason and sanity to the field of education. With his clear, big-picture vision and his emphasis on routines, rules, and relationships, these practical and well-written ideas will help new teachers and veterans alike build connections with students and fellow staff members, keep their students engaged and involved in their own learning, and help them maintain their passion for teaching.”
"This book needs to be on every teacher’s desk, from the first-year teacher to the seasoned professional. The purpose—to help teachers use their time and energy efficiently—is important in today’s classrooms."
"As an administrator, I feel this book is very helpful for principals to read as well. It could be used as a guide to professional development ideas."
"The author’s ‘lessons learned’ approach engages the reader, reinforces successful teaching strategies, and renews an educator’s motivation to make deposits in relationships that will yield a big return."
"Practical techniques to transform any classroom into a learner-centered and safe environment that increases student engagement, performance, and productivity."