Deanna is an award-winning kindergarten teacher. She has taught kindergarten and first grade for over 20 years and holds a Master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction, and an Educational Specialist degree in Early Literacy & Reading. Deanna has a true passion for creating and sharing best practices and activities that make learning fun. She is a well-known teacher-author for the popular site Teachers Pay Teachers. Holding the number one bestseller position, Deanna's work has been covered by CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, CBS This Morning, Time Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Business Week, and the popular Steve Harvey talk show. Deanna is the co-founder of Get Your Teach On and travels around the country to share her knowledge of a hands-on approach to teaching and learning. She is also the author of the kindergarten website, Mrs. Jump's Class.
EduHeroes: How to Transform Relationships into Powerful Tools for Classroom Success will challenge you to become the positive influence to those around you and reach outside your normal comfort zone. As Eduheroes, we must ENCOURAGE one another to create dynamic learning communities for student success. Put on your cape and join me on this epic journey of building stronger relationships that impact us every day.
"Every fire starts with just a single spark. Every change occurs because someone dared to try something new." Deanna Jump
The stories are uplifting and I connected with Deanna's triumphs, struggles, and heartbreak in the classroom. Thank you for writing a book that gives me the tools to strengthen my relationships in all aspects of teaching. Every teacher can benefit from this book!
Rachelle Smith, teacher, co-author of What Teachers Want blog
Deanna Jump beautifully reminds us all that the most important part of teaching is forming relationships with our students, parents, and coworkers. In this book, she artfully weaves personal experiences with concrete examples that teach us all how to do the same.
Kim Bearden, National Teachers Hall of Fame and co-founder of the Ron Clark Academy
This book was just the jolt of energy I needed to keep walking this often difficult education path. Deanna provides easy takeaways wrapped up in the heart. Once you pick up Eduheroes you won't be able to put it down and you'll find yourself coming back to it again and again.
Todd Nesloney, TEPSA Director of Culture & Strategic Leadership and author of Kids Deserve It!
Deanna believes every teacher has the power to make a difference in the lives of their students. She shares just how foundational relationships with students, parents, teammates, administrators, and friends are to a successful teacher. Thank you, Deanna, for always being inspiring, humble and full of light and grace!
Abby Mullins, teacher, and author of Babbling Abby blog
I do not think it was possible for me to admire Deanna more than I do, but this book has reminded me of all of the ways in which she is special. Deanna has added her creativity and experience to classrooms all over the world through her voice and ideas. Her advocacy for students and teachers shine throughout this book and we are so blessed that she decided to share it with us all.
Dee Dee Wills, teacher, and author of Mrs. Wills Kindergarten blog
Deanna shares personal stories and powerful strategies in order to help readers learn how to unleash their own EduHero powers to impact and inspire others. This book will help remind educators of all levels of experience what a positive impact they can make in their quest to truly change the world, one student at a time.
Holly Ehle, teacher
Why I Wrote This Book
1: What Is an EduHero?
Section 1: Building Powerful Relationships
2: Our Primary Mission: Teacher-Student Relationships
3: Partners in Progress: The Teacher-Parent Relationship
4: Friends, Allies, and Supporters
Section 2: Harnessing the Power of the Team
5: EduHeroes Assemble!
Section 3: Unleashing Your EduHero Powers
6: What Changes Will Help Your Students Thrive?
7: EduHeroes Prepare for Greatness
8: EduHeroes Are Artists
9: EduHeroes Take Risks
10: EduHeroes are Lifelong Learners
11: Believe in Your EduHero Powers
12: Protect Your Superpowers
About the Author
Paperback. 162 pages. Copyright 2020. ISBN: 978-1-7346869-0-6
** 20% of all proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to special projects to fund Teacher Resources for the classroom.
Additional donations will be made through our EduHero Campaign.
*** Books will ship within 3 - 5 days from purchase ***
Deanna has traveled around the country speaking with educators seeking to truly change the world one student at a time. As Eduheroes, we can make a difference...we are stronger together! Email us for more information.