#Love Is the Source: The Schools of the New Century

Efraín MartinezBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Nobody signed up to be a modern educator. We have to throw away the concept of measuring students and educators by numbers and instead, support them in healing first. We cannot positively impact a child’s intellect if the child does not believe we care for them. It is our duty to redesign the schools of the new century with … Read More

Tiny Teachers | Episode 24 with Roots of Empathy

Brad HughesBlog, Good News Brad News Podcast

Roots of Empathy (ROE) is a unique and impactful social-emotional literacy program reaching over 1 million young people globally. Created by Canadian educator and child advocate Mary Gordon, Roots of Empathy leverages the influence of a local family and their baby, who is four months old at the start of the program. Parent and baby visit an elementary classroom once … Read More

Tiny Teachers: Roots of Empathy

Brad HughesBlog, Connect BetterLeave a Comment

TL;DR: Love builds brains and bridges, as well as grows emotional literacy. This post is the first of a new blog series – Better News. The post features @RootsofEmpathy! Roots of Empathy (ROE) is a classroom-focused social and emotional literacy program. It leverages the influence of local families and their babies. Children also have an immeasurable influence in the lives … Read More

Remember Love This School Year

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Sometimes we struggle and need to put in greater effort in order to feel aligned, content, and balanced. Happiness is a discipline. We may be feeling nervous about returning to school, but remember love this school year. People remember us for the way we love. So as we begin a new school year, we can love our students, colleagues, … Read More

Episode 21 | Featuring Dr. Jeffry Prickett

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Dr. Jeffry Prickett is a school leader, author of the forthcoming book, Becoming Principal, and the 2021 Illinois High School Principal of the Year. Jeff serves as principal of McHenry High School in McHenry, Illinois, USA. Jeff also has experience as an assistant principal, dean of students and classroom teacher. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Judson University, a Master’s Degree … Read More