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Has anyone read either Dave Burgess's "Teach Like a Pirate" or "Lead Like a Pirate" books? What's your takeaway from them?

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My takeaway from ”Teach Like a Pirate” is to always find a way to ”hook” students on the lesson. If you are able to get students interested they will enjoy the subject more.

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I’m going to be honest. He annoys me. I was forced to sit through his presentation a few years ago and I was never so glad to leave an Inservice in my life. I don’t need adults acting like that to inspire me to do better.

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