Dr. Ripley’s The Successful Teacher’s Survival Kit is a brilliant reminder of how master educators can make the complex job of teaching look effortless. Steeped in experience and insight, Dr. Ripley shares his gift for teaching via stories and proactive considerations for creating successful classroom environments. As a seasoned educator, I only wish that this invaluable publication was available when I entered the profession -- a must-have for all teachers! Robyn Shewchuk, M Ed. Over 30 years of experience in K-12 and post-secondary education.
So much of learning how to teach is done through experience…but there is nothing wrong with peeking at the answer key first. The 83 strategies described in The Successful Teacher’s Survival Kitare “the answer key” to successful teaching!
— Ryan Nichols, B Ed. 15 year junior high teacher
For teachers with decades of classroom experience and for teachers committed to lifelong learning, The Successful Teacher’s Survival Kit offers exceptional insights in mastering the art of teaching... a book worth wearing out at any stage of your career.
— Bob Gagnon, B Ed; MRE; 25 years of teaching
I loved Dr. Ripley's The Successful Teacher’s Survival Kit! This bookgives me insightful knowledge about obstacles that I never considered before entering the teaching profession, and ways to overcome them.
— Nicole Dundys, University of Alberta
Dr. Ripley’s The Successful Teacher’s Survival Kitprovided me with valuable knowledge that could otherwise take years to develop. I know this because during my practicum I shared some of The Successful Teacher’s Survival Kitwith seasoned teachers who were equally grateful to hear this insightful information.
— Rhonda Baldry, Novice Teacher
The Successful Teacher’s Survival Kitprovides practical and time-proven strategies and ideas. They can be easily adapted to fit any classroom and can be drawn upon at any time or for any situation.
— Margit Warner, preservice teacher, University of Alberta
The Successful Teacher’s Survival Kitgave me a most realistic snapshot of life as a teacher and has also helped me to understand teaching as a continuous reflective practice, so I may teach and guide my students to the best of my abilities. The Successful Teacher’s Survival KITis extremely relevant for any teacher.
— Angelene Huffman, preservice teacher, University of Alberta
The Successful Teacher’s Survival Kitnot only provides guidance on how to teach, but it also helps prepare you for the life of being a teacher both inside and outside of the classroom. This is a wonderful and most useful resource that every teacher should have.
— Kennedy Scherbinski, University of Alberta
The Successful Teacher’s Survival Kit will be my teaching Bible.
— Samia Sarwar, preservice teacher