Have you ever wished that there was a better way to handle classroom and student issues? Well, there is. This book will teach you how using positive moral principles can make all the difference in your teaching and in your students' learning and behavior. You will find chapters that deal with respect, goals and expectations, coaching as part of your teaching strategy, how to effect positive behavior changes in your students, creating cooperative learners, including the Arts into your curriculum, and much, much more. The Power of Positive Christian Teaching is the culmination of nineteen years experience teaching in the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento searching for a "better way" to achieve student success. By applying the techniques, strategies, and methods presented in this book, teachers and parents will uncover the path to greater student learning as well as improved student behavior. This is one book that belongs in every teacher's library. Don Marsolais has been teaching in the Diocese of Sacramento for approximately 19 years. Prior to that, Don spent 4 years in the US Air Force, 8 years in banking, and 21 years in telecommunications. Don is an Eagle Scout, has a Bachelor's Degree in English and a Master's Degree in Public Administration. Most of Don's assignments have been in management. During Don's teaching years, he developed many new programs for his classes and the school. His teaching techniques, strategies, and methods have been lauded by administrators, peers, parents, and students alike. This is Don's first book.