134: Take risks. Go with your gut. – Sarah Lalonde chats with us about navigating the first few years of your teaching career, building strong relationships, and taking risks.

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Sarah Lalonde chats with us about navigating the first few years of your teaching career, building strong relationships, and taking risks.

Sarah shares how she had to do a lot of unlearning to start embracing failures, the feeling of community social media can offer, and how having a podcast is like another extension of yourself.

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Episode Highlights

  • 1:35 – Let’s talk goal setting for 2020.
  • 13:03 – Sarah introduces herself.
  • 14:02 – Talking about Sarah’s podcast, “Que Sera Sarah?”
  • 17:12 – Sarah’s failure: The month of November last year.
  • 21:00 – Sarah’s success: Taking her podcast to “the next level” this season.
  • 23:41 – What’s keeping Sarah excited in education right now: The continuous connections, and the new conversations coming from social media and the podcast. Her students’ Eco-Friendly Thrift Store project.
  • 28:25 – Sarah’s advice for teachers: Take risks. Go with your gut.
  • 31:16 – 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less.
  • 33:46 – Jeff’s EPIC BURN on Rae.
  • 35:55 – How to connect with Sarah.
  • 37:51 – Sarah takes us out in French!

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