What Do You Do With An Idea?

Alex T. ValencicBlog, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better

TL;DR: This post shares steps on how to move an idea from thought to reality. Brainstorm and research, tell, debug and show your story, and find a thought partner. Several years ago, I worked in a school district that gave every elementary teacher in the district an allotment of $500 to be used for classroom supplies. This money could be … Read More

Setting Up the Space to Foster Your New Idea

Rae HughartBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Lesson Plan Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Choosing the right work atmosphere can add a beautiful spin on your solution-seeking mindset. Rae shares an activity you can participate in to narrow down your best work environment to foster your new idea. When the topic of “Implementing a New Idea” was recommended as a theme of Daily Drop In for the first week of the Morning Show … Read More

Delighting in Inclusion

Brad HughesBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Reflect BetterLeave a Comment

TL;DR: Melinda Arnost is an educator, author/illustrator, and inclusion specialist. She was recently a guest on the Good News, Brad News Podcast. Her advocacy for inclusion started in high school inviting other students to join their Breakfast Club. As a teacher, Melinda trusted her gut and started teaching outside of the box in order to meet the needs of students. … Read More

There Is NO Hacking Life

Aaron ElseBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: When working towards success, “hacking life” is not the solution. Many self-help leaders and other successful individuals did not start that way. They had to overcome obstacles and put in the time to get where they are. Perfection can be achieved over time with hard work and persistence. Teachers are demonstrating this with their creativity and determination. There Is … Read More