Ken Berkowitz Talks About His New Book “I’m Jonathan and I’m a Teacher”
Ken Berkowitz has written a great new book that is both a stand-alone book, but also one in a series. This first book is entitled “I’m Jonathan and I’M A Teacher,”(see article for review) but also designed as the Book One of a series. Why would you want to read another book in the series? Because this talented author has written the book in such a way that it would be good even if it was Book One –but it also tells you something vital that is only revealed later in the series. I know with series like The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Harry Potter, Tolkein originally wrote his books as separate but related manuscripts. So, Book One of The Jonathan Series is a good read in its own right.
The book is designed for children from 8 to 12 years old, but it seems also to be well suited for adults as well. So much so that I was tempted to read it aloud over the summer holidays to my sons who are now teenagers.
The Future of Education is Too Important to Ignore
What’s the future of education? The book looks at how we learn and teach. It is a guide to teachers of all types, (schools, tutors, leaders) and an ideal text for classes on education. Instead of simply telling the reader what to do, it tells you how to help your students learn. For those who are going to be teachers, it is a great guide on how to understand education and what we need to know. For those who are already teachers, it is a great guide to learn how to be even better at what we do. It has something for everyone and helps explain the most important aspects of learning and teaching.
“The Future of Education Is Too Important to Ignore,” by Jonathan and Leslie Targan, is a guide that explains education in an easy-to-understand manner. Throughout the book, the authors compare modern education with what is done in business, art, music and other areas.
The book is divided into sections that cover the most-commonly asked questions about education. Each section is further divided into chapters. The book begins with advice on the best way to teach, then how to run a good class. The information relates to learning, teaching and being a teacher in the modern school system.
Ken Berkowitz Creating a Brand That Boasts Creativity in Every Classroom
Ken Berkowitz is an educator, entrepreneur, creative consultant and designer. But he is also an author, with a new book that has been getting rave reviews from educators and parents. This book looks at the future of education from a perspective of creativity. It shows us how we can make learning fun as we learn about the future in “I’m Jonthan and I’m A Teacher,” book one in a series. Berkowitz shares his new vision for education with us.
KEN BERKOWITZ: “I am Ken Berkowitz, a creative consultant and designer, but I’m also the author of two children’s books. The first one is called ‘Jonthan and I’m a Teacher. Who Made the Mess?” It’s about the mess in a class. Jonthan’s teacher makes a mess out of an otherwise great classroom; that mess is someone’s work, yet we don’t see it. I went through this, as did many teachers, but I didn’t know what to do about it.”
Berkowitz suggests that as children grow up and enter the classroom, they will learn very little about how to create and produce things — a skill that is already important for our future and which we have not emphasized enough.