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Lake Oconee Academy "Teacher's Guide to the Mental Edge" Book Study

A common area for a school to study the "Teacher's Guide to the Mental Edge."

Ready to get the Mental Edge for your school? Whether you're looking for a boost in student performance or behavior, a positive impact in teacher health and job satisfaction, or you are a high performing school working to continue and add on to the success you've already had, a mental edge will help your school reach new heights. Our ebook will lead your teachers through the in depth methods we used to create a world class program.

This ebook study will lead your staff through the reading of "Teacher's Guide to the Mental Edge" with guided questions and discussion for every chapter. There is even an easy way built in to communicate directly with the authors to deepen understanding of the concepts of the ebook.

Sign up for our book study now for $30 $24.99 per teacher and get access to world class professional development on SEL and mindset skills, along with direct access to the authors!

Once you are ready to sign your school up, fill out the contact form below. We will be in touch shortly with a unique checkout link. You can also e-mail us with any questions at [email protected]. Signing up a large number of teachers? Worried that this book study is just outside of your budget? Send an e-mail and let us know! We are happy to work with any school that is dedicated to the success of their teachers and students. We will find a way!

Still not convinced? Check out a sample chapter here! If you believe, like we do, that teachers can benefit greatly from infusing mindset training into their classroom, make the leap today!


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- Benjamin Fichter, Teacher & Coach

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Your Instructor


Academic Mindset
Academic Mindset

Academic Mindset was developed by Kevin and Anala Leichtman, adapted from the massively successful Wrestling Mindset program created by former nationally ranked, All-Ivy League wrestlers, Gene and Jeff Zannetti to help individuals and teams reach their full potential in sports, school and life.


Kevin Leichtman is a Ph.D. candidate in curriculum & instruction, researching teacher burnout and exploring the mindset of successful teachers. He also holds a M.Ed. in curriculum & instruction from Florida Atlantic University. He has been an English/Reading teacher for 7 years while working towards his Ph.D., teaching every grade level from 7-12, including 5 years as a wrestling coach. His work has been published in a textbook on andragogy and pedagogy and he has presented at several national education conferences on mindset training.

Dr. Anala Leichtman recently completed her doctoral degree in Curriculum & Instruction at Florida Atlantic University. Her dissertation was about teachers' experiences developing curriculum in English/Language Arts classrooms while working in a high stakes testing environment. She teaches a global education course at Florida Atlantic University for undergraduate and graduate students. She has encompassed 10 years of teaching experience at the Pre-K, high school, and college level.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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