84: Hello Mrs. Harwick – Haylee Harwick chats with us about investing the things that will actually help your students, utilizing a failure to fuel success, and why she is obsessed with podcasts in her classroom.

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5th grade teacher, Haylee Harwick, chats with us about investing the things that will actually help your students, utilizing a failure to fuel success, and why she is obsessed with podcasts in her classroom.

Haylee shares what it’s like being from a family of teachers, the importance of valuing the relationships you build on social media, and why you should be yourself, be interactive, and make a true effort to engage with others.

Episode Highlights

  • 0:33 – Shout out to our guest, Haylee Harwick, for Rae’s descriptive word.
  • 2:40  – Discussing the need for us to focus more energy on celebrating each other more often.
  • 7:00 – Our challenge to you: Share out a celebration of at least 3 of your colleagues. Include #TeachBetter and #AppreciateBetter.
  • 7:55  – Previewing the episode with Haylee Harwick
  • 10:58 – Haylee introduces herself.
    • Shoutout to Haylee’s Mother-In-Law, Lisa, who is a peach!
  • 13:41 – Haylee’s failure: Being told she didn’t have what it takes to be a teacher.
  • 18:07 – Haylee’s tip for teachers on Instagram: Be yourself. Be interactive. Make an effort to engage.
  • 21:32 – Haylee’s success: Not playing it safe during her observation and getting a great response.
  • 27:02 – What’s got Haylee excited about education right now: “I am obsessed with podcasts in the classroom.”
  • 30:17 – Haylee’s advice for bringing innovation and engagement into our classrooms.
  • 32:31 –  Come hangout in Ohio this November! Use Haylee’s discount code “Haylee50” to save $50 on a 2-Day Registration at www.teachbetterconference.com.
  • 33:07 – 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less.
  • 34:14 – Jeff convinces Haylee to come to the Teach Better Conference.
  • 32:52 – How to connect with Haylee.

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