35: What we’re doing matters.- Joel Hawbaker talks about being deliberate about how we spend our time.

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Listen to episode 35 of the Teach Better Talk Podcast.

Best-selling author, high school history teacher, and soccer coach, Joel Hawbaker, talks about being deliberate about how we spend our time, why he’s excited about teaching this generation of kids, and what good leadership really is.

Joel shares the ways he pulls from his past experiences to bring new ideas into his classroom, how to relate what students are learning to what they’re living, and why what we’re doing matters.

Episode Highlights

  • 2:11 – Joel introduces himself.
  • 4:15 – Joel’s failure.
  • 9:30 – Joel’s success.
  • 12:25 – What’s got Joel excited about education right now.
  • 16:50 – Joe’s advice to new teachers.
  • 20:03 – Joel talks about his book, “Inverted Leadership”
  • 24:06 – 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less.
  • 26:09 – How to connect with Joel.

Joel’s Recommendations

Links to Connect With Joel

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