12: Perfectly Imperfect – Marlena Gross-Taylor helps us see the beauty in “letting plates fall” and experiencing true learning.

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Episode 12 - Teach Better Talk Podcast

EduGladiator, Marlena Gross-Taylor, looks to inspire all of us in “the arena” of education. She helps us to see the beauty in “letting plates fall” and being perfectly imperfect.

No matter what leadership title she may have or have had, Marlena is a teacher first, and she shares some incredibly powerful advice for not just new teachers, but all of us.

Episode Highlights

  • 2:37 – Marlena introduces herself.
  • 3:53 – Marlena’s failure.
  • 10:31 – Marlena’s success.
  • 16:47 – What’s got Marlena excited about education right now.
  • 19:52 – Why it’s so important to stay relevant.
  • 22:03 – Marlena’s advice for new teachers.
  • 29:07 – How to connect with Marlena.

Marlena’s Recommendations

Links to Connect With Marlena



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