About the author
Kathy Paterson is a teacher consultant in the areas of motivation, language arts, and drama. A former teacher and drama specialist, Kathy has over 35 years of classroom experience and is involved in teacher training with several universities. A popular speaker and writer on topics that range from differentiation to effective learning practices, Kathy's books have been translated in the Czech Republic, Germany, Holland, Indonesia, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovenia, and Sweden. Kathy lives in Edmonton, Alberta.
3-Minute Motivators: More Than 100 Simple Ways to Reach, Teach, and Achieve More Than You Ever ImaginedThese short, playful activities help refocus a group, release excess energy or start class with a bang! Enjoy active learning that involves competition, cooperation and individual thought or action.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2008.
Other titles by Kathy Paterson
The How and Wow of Teaching
Quick ideas for mastering any classroom situation effectively, efficiently, and enthusiastically
3-Minute Motivators, Revised & Expanded Edition
More than 200 simple ways to reach, teach, and achieve more than you ever imagined
3-Minute Motivators, Revised and Expanded Edition
More than 200 ways to reach, teach, and achieve more than you ever imagined
Real Life Literacy
Classroom tools that promote real-world reading and writing
55 Teaching Dilemmas
Ten powerful solutions to almost any classroom challenge
Language and literacy projects that address diverse backgrounds and cultures
Text Me a Strategy
How to encourage students to develop the skills they need to become independent learners
Teaching in Troubled Times
Desperately Seeking Solutions
Helping students build problem-solving skills to meet life's many challenges
How Do I Teach … and Keep My Sanity?
Time-tested teaching tips for coping with those tricky "real" classroom dilemmas