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Every Student, Every Day: A No-Nonsense Nurturer® Approach to Reaching All Learners

No-Nonsense Nurturers are educators who build life-altering relationships with students while setting high expectations and holding themselves and their students accountable for achievement. Every Student, Every Day shares the lessons, mindsets, beliefs, strategies, and classroom practices these high-performing teachers use daily to support the needs of every student they serve. Every Student, Every Day was a winner in the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Use this book to implement No-Nonsense Nurturer classroom behavior management strategies:

  • Learn key strategies for effective classroom management and establishing a positive classroom culture.
  • Access companion videos designed to deepen your learning of the book’s content.
  • Explore the No-Nonsense Nurturer Four-Step Model.
  • Understand how educators with empowered mindsets create positive learning environments to increase student engagement.
  • Complete activities that will help you reflect on your current classroom management techniques to determine areas for growth and next steps.
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This book is for educators who often ask…

How can I get my students engaged?
How do I help my students see that what I’m teaching is important?
I love my students, but they’re wearing me out.
My classroom is so chaotic, I don’t have time to teach.
I struggle to relate to what my students are going through. How can I connect with them?

What’s inside?


  • Foreword by Lee Canter
  • Introduction: The Need for No-Nonsense Nurturing

Part 1: Examining Effective and Ineffective Classroom Management Mindsets

  • Chapter 1: Ineffective Classroom Management–Unintended Enablers and Negative Controllers
  • Chapter 2: Effective Classroom Management–No-Nonsense Nurturers

Part 2: Establishing a No-Nonsense Nurturing Classroom Culture

  • Chapter 3: Give Precise Directions
  • Chapter 4: Use Positive Narration
  • Chapter 5: Implement Accountability Systems
  • Epilogue: Putting It All Together
  • References and Resources

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About the author

Kristyn Klei Borrero, Ed.D. is an accomplished educational leader and coach who strives to make a profound difference in the professional lives of educators. Since the mid-1990s, Dr. Borrero has committed to improving the education of students in traditionally disenfranchised schools, as a classroom teacher, principal, area superintendent, CEO, and Co-Founder of the Center for Transformational Teacher Training (CT3).

Prior to her work with CT3, Dr. Borrero led the research and development of the No-Nonsense Nurturer and Real Time Teacher Coaching® approaches, widely recognized as two of the most innovative, transformative professional development models in education. She is also a noted contributor to national education blogs, trade journals, and news media.

As an education leader, Dr. Borrero spent more than a decade spearheading turnaround initiatives for underperforming schools in Oakland and East Palo Alto, California. She propelled schools under her supervision to significantly exceed all state academic benchmarks, organizational fundraising and financial goals, teacher retention rates, and family and student satisfaction ratings.

Dr. Borrero holds a doctorate in education leadership from the University of California, Berkeley.

As part of your order, the book provides access to classroom videos to help reach students of all ages