As both a teacher and school principal, Meredith Essalat has lived the daily challenges of helping children navigate through their young lives. She has seen the struggles that parents have as they balance longer working hours with the demands of home life. Essalat offers hard-won pointers, enabling parents, teachers, and students alike to encourage one another while holding everyone accountable for their actions.
Combining humor with straightforward, practical advice, “The Overly Honest Teacher” is a fresh take on 21st century child-rearing and development. The results will be well-adjusted, positive, enthusiastic young adults ready to work hard and take on the world. And isn't that what we all want for our children?
Meredith Essalat is a K-8 school principal in San Francisco, Calif. and author of “The Overly Honest Teacher.” With a career in academia that has spanned more than 17 years, she started off in collegiate student activities before moving into both elementary and secondary academic communities. She spent nine years in middle school education as both teacher and Dean of Middle School Curriculum. In each of these opportunities, she witnessed the gamut of the scholastic, social, and developmental experiences of today's student. She possesses a BA in Mass Communication, a California-Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, and a second M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. Essalat resides in California with her husband, Cameron. Follow her on Facebook, Instagram, and Tw
itter for valuable lessons learned both inside and outside the classroom.
Meredith Essalat M.Ed has written a insightful book with her newest release, The Overly Honest Teacher: Parenting Advice from the Classroom. I thought it was a pretty good reference guide for parenting. It has some good tips that many parents could use. The author does not hold back and is quite honest.
I am giving The Overly Honest Teacher: Parenting Advice from the Classroom four stars. I recommend it for parents who are searching for parenting advice. I found it to be a useful tool.
I received The Overly Honest Teacher: Parenting Advice from the Classroom from the publisher. This review is one hundred percent my own honest opinion.