Like Music to My Ears, Student Edition: A Hip-Hop Approach to Social Emotional Learning (Paperback)

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The author of this book: -was held back in elementary school because he couldn't read -lived in housing projects as a kid -received "food stamps" for weekly allowance -was homeless -got into many fights in middle and high school -earned a "1-point something" GPA -obtained a whopping "15" on his ACT This same author: -graduated from high school -earned an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and 2 master's degrees -is a school psychologist and success coach -started his own business-and earned close to $30,000 within 30 hours -published 4 books -receives requests from professors to ghostwrite books -trains teachers on how to make learning fun for all students This author is Dwayne D. Williams, and in this book, he shares his powerful story of overcoming poverty and academic failure-and explains just what students must do to experience success in every area of their life.

About the Author


Dwayne D. Williams is a school psychologist, educational consultant, and certified success coach. He provides training to school districts on how to create entertaining instructional strategies to inspire students in the classroom. He also trains teachers, social workers, and school psychologists on how to create hip-hop groups for students, groups that focus on building self-esteem, confidence, and managing emotions. Dwayne earned a bachelor's degree in psychology (BA) from Fairmont State University; he earned a master's degree in psychology (MA) and an Educational Specialist degree (EdS) from Marshall University Graduate College. Dwayne is the founder of Tier 1 Educational Consulting-a firm that provides urban educational and psychological consulting services to administrators, teachers, community leaders, and parents. Dwayne is a first-generation college graduate. He was raised in housing projects in Springfield, Illinois, and often speaks on the need to connect with families and community leaders from underrepresented backgrounds. Dwayne is married to Toni Williams, and together they have two beautiful children: Dwayne II and Noni Williams. Email Dwayne D. Williams at dwayne@tier1education.com Website: www.tier1education.com Follow Dwayne on twitter: @dwaynedwilliams


Product Details
ISBN: 9780984715763
ISBN-10: 0984715762
Publisher: Dwayne D. Williams
Publication Date: October 14th, 2015
Pages: 136
Language: English