Slow Down! Children Are Learning!

Brad HughesBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better

TL;DR: Be someone who makes a difference in the lives of those we touch. Allow kids to develop a positive mindset and executive function skills first. Instill a growth mindset for students. Create good habits and let go of bad ones. Pull your specialists aside and ask them your questions. Be Their Difference! Hello again, reader, and welcome back to … Read More

When You Feel Lost: Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

Lindsay TitusBlog, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Even when we feel lost, we actually are just stepping outside of our comfort zone. Recognize that moving forward may not always be in a linear form. Review your values. Do something unexpected and allow your body and mind to experience the adventure you’re ready for!  Where to Begin? Oh my goodness.  Where to even begin.   Lately, I’ve felt … Read More

Kintsugi: Embrace Imperfections

Raymond PortenBlog, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Instead of a New Year’s resolution, think of selecting a word for the year. Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics with gold, silver, or platinum to create beauty in imperfections. How can we apply kintsugi as we learn and grow in 2022? Embrace imperfections, flaws,  and mistakes this year. You are spectacular as you are! One … Read More

Dare Mighty Things

Holly StuartBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Learning and growth happen when you get out of your comfort zone. Scientists and engineers have to accept the possibility of failure. Teachers and students should be encouraged to Dare Mighty Things. Do you Dare Mighty Things? Take a moment and reflect: Are you playing it safe, staying in your comfort zone, and surrounded by the familiar? Or are … Read More

Tech and Transformation

Brad HughesBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Debbie Tannenbaum is the featured guest on The Good News, Brad News Podcast. Debbie’s transformation through technology has been both professional and personal. A growth mindset and willingness to be vulnerable can yield surprising results. There is power in taking small steps towards big accomplishments. Connecting with others is essential to growth and transformation. Hello again, reader! This is … Read More