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Ron Clark – the student whisperer

Ron Clark is the Student Whisperer

Every school needs a Ron Clark

How an ordinary man changed the lives of thousands of students and teachers – the fun way

So, who is Ron Clark?

Ron Clark is an educator. A very special one who is responsible for changing the lives of hundreds of school children, giving them a huge opportunity to lead fulfilling and successful lives full of the rich priorities.

Ron’s motivation comes from trying to bring out the successful student in every child. He started out working with disadvantaged school children

This innovative educator’s journey was turned into a television movie in 2006 – ‘The Ron Clark Story’ starring Matthew Perry in the main role of Ron Clark.

Watch the full length movie at the end of this blog post (1.5 hrs approx.)

Ron is the founder of the highly successful Ron Clark Academy. Along with Kim Bearden, the co-founder, they direct this unique, private non-profit Academy that is located in Atlanta, Georgia. It has about 119 students, and the education for each student costs $18,000. The costs are funded by the profits of teacher training courses and from sponsors. The school children are taught essential rules for success that are useful in and out of the classroom. All the while, in an original and highly entertaining way so the students truly enjoy learning from the heart.

It’s not all fun and games, but the students enjoy Ron Clark’s natural learning techniques, based upon respect, manners, higher thinking, all the while using engaging teaching methods.

Ron Clark came a long way. He started out as a teacher in North Carolina, later moving to Harlem, New York City. It was there in New York that Ron saw that he could make a difference in the lives of school children from difficult backgrounds.

  • 1: The Essential 55 (2003) – An award-winning educator’s rules for discovering the successful student in every child.
  • 2: The Essential 55 Workbook (2003) – Activities to fire up enthusiasm in the classroom. Fun role-playing excerises. Quizzes to discover a child’s strength.
  • 3: The End of Molasses Classes (2011) – 101 extraordinary solutions for parents and teachers, to help get kids unstuck.
  • 4: The Excellent 11 (2005) – An award-winning teachers guide to raising children who love to learn.

What is so special about the Ron Clark Academy?

Ron Clark engages this students 100%. He does this by forming a curriculum that is entertaining. Students learn at a speedy rate, throughly enjoying every moment. This is executed using the power of hip-hop, rap, dancing, and making lessons enjoyable.

Other schools have a lot to learn as they continue to churn out dry, dull lessons that follow the ways of the old – built upon a prison structure, spitting out students that are not educated on how to thrive in the real world. Not taught how to function amongst society. Not shown how to build upon their in-born skills and ability to learn any thing they put their mind to. Of course parents play a vital role, but the school system – school teachers can really make an impact on the lives of the youth that are sent to learn under their wing.

And Ron Clark knows how to take them under this wing. He trains teachers to go out into the world and spread his teaching method.

Ron Clark’s 11 traits of excellence are…

  1. Enthusiasm
  2. Adventure
  3. Creativity
  4. Reflection
  5. Balance
  6. Compassion
  7. Confidence
  8. Humor
  9. Common sense
  10. Appreciation
  11. Resilience

Have a peep inside the Ron Clark experience!…

Ron Clark has written some excellent books.

All Ron Clark Books

Get Ron Clark’s inspirational books on Amazon…

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