Are We Too Serious? | Greg Wolcott | Willing & Able

Tom SchimmerThe Tom Schimmer Podcast

In Don’t @ Me (2:58), Tom wonders if we (as a society) have become too serious and makes the distinction between taking things seriously and taking ourselves too seriously. Then, Tom is joined by Greg Wolcott (10:54), author of SIGNIFICANT 72: UNLEASHING THE POWER OF RELATIONSHIPS IN TODAY’S SCHOOLS to discuss the critical role student-teacher relationships play in both the … Read More

To Work or Not to Work

Lindsay TitusBlog, Engage Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: To think better, we have to be willing to think differently. Consider the questions we ask ourselves. Perhaps rather than asking a question, make a statement. Be mindful of the language you use. Shift your mindset to be present every day. This changes your thinking so instead of thinking ahead, you can focus on now. 3 ways to get … Read More

Change Because You Want To, Not Because You Have To…

Marshal HurstBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: This post shares a story that demonstrates the importance of making a change because you want to, not because you have to. Be proactive, plan, and make decisions based on what is best for students. Several years ago in a school that I grew up in and was teaching at, a long-time school board member was running for re-election.  … Read More

3 Ideas to Level Up Learning

Lauren M. KaufmanBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Educators have the opportunity to impact and influence every learner by unlocking their unlimited potential. Learners must have a strong connection with their teachers first before they can feel empowered to engage in deep learning. There are 3 ways to level up learning: Tell personal stories that share who you are and your why. Build bridges by asking questions, … Read More