Student Relationships: Let Them Connect with You

Kristen KoppersBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: Forming connections with students can be difficult but is valuable. Be patient. Not all students, especially at the high school level, open up easily. Share a little bit about yourself throughout the year to form those connections. Take interest in your students’ lives. Ever hear of the saying, “Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach”?  George Bernard Shaw’s … Read More

Using Videos To Communicate with Stakeholders

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Connect Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: Using videos to communicate with stakeholders is an underused tool that provides many benefits! You can record and edit videos easily on your smartphone, and share with stakeholders by posting on your LMS, social media, or even sending a letter with a QR code link to the file. Don’t spend too much time making your videos perfect; just be … Read More

How to Become a Connected Educator

Tiffany OttBlog, Innovate Better

HOW TO BECOME A CONNECTED EDUCATOR

In This Post: Connecting is what has moved humanity forward. Why becoming connected is the best decision you can make as an educator. Becoming a connected educator is not just about connecting on social media. There are many ways to be connected. A Brief History Lesson Whether you realize it or not, you’re lucky to be teaching right now at … Read More