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Drop-Out to Teacher: Overcoming Fear and Failure

Drop Out to Teacher Overcoming Fear and Failure When Barrington High School teacher William J Palmer tells his at risk students he can relate to their problems he s speaking literally As a teenager Palmer couldn t balance academics with the press

  • Title: Drop-Out to Teacher: Overcoming Fear and Failure
  • Author: William J. Palmer
  • ISBN: 9781500599942
  • Page: 178
  • Format: Paperback
  • When Barrington High School teacher William J Palmer tells his at risk students he can relate to their problems, he s speaking literally As a teenager, Palmer couldn t balance academics with the pressures of his dysfunctional family and the temptations of the streets Once a student at Barrington High School, he dropped out before earning a diploma.Palmer s path from droWhen Barrington High School teacher William J Palmer tells his at risk students he can relate to their problems, he s speaking literally As a teenager, Palmer couldn t balance academics with the pressures of his dysfunctional family and the temptations of the streets Once a student at Barrington High School, he dropped out before earning a diploma.Palmer s path from dropout to beloved teacher was a long and winding one He earned a GED, an Associate s degree, bachelor s degree, and a master s degree He also built a successful career in commercial real estate Palmer knew, however, that a teaching career would allow him to be the mentor he always wished he d had.At the encouragement of his colleagues and students, Palmer wrote his story as both an inspiration to troubled youth and a guidebook for parents and educators Palmer focuses on helping others understand the connections between negative life experiences and potential academic failure He utilizes the cognitive behavioral strategies of Dr Albert Ellis s Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and Education REBT E model to encourage students to live and learn positively.Palmer believes all students can achieve, even those who come from families blighted by alcohol, poverty, or domestic violence He s a living example of the strategies he teaches.

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