San Diego, CA, March 28, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Award-winning educator, presenter and author Rick Morris will write a monthly column for the Teachers.Net Gazette webzine.
In his “Tools & Toys” column for Teachers.Net, Rick will be share practical, easy to implement ideas from his book, Tools & Toys: Fifty Fun Ways to Love Your Class.
Morris is a recognized specialist in the field of student management, motivation, and engagement and the creator of New Management, a highly acclaimed program that is revolutionizing teaching and learning. Based on his thirty-one years of classroom experience, Rick’s up-beat, on-target workshops have inspired thousands of teachers to incorporate his innovative New Management tools and toys into their classrooms on a daily basis. In the words of David Smollar, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, “Morris is well known for the energy and creativity he brings to teaching.”
The author of four books, New Management Handbook, Tools & Toys, Class Cards, and Eight Great Ideas, Rick now divides his time between presenting New Management strategies to educators throughout the country and writing about simple, yet effective ways to transform today’s challenging classrooms.
Morris is the recipient of the Hats Off to Teachers award for teaching excellence and his positive effect he has on students. He has also been awarded the Distinguished Contribution to Education Award by Phi Delta Kappa, the national honor society for education, in recognition of outstanding work done with new teacher intern programs.
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