Episode #87: Natalie Valencia

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Nathalie Valencia was born in Bogota Colombia. At age 16, she migrated with her Mother to the US. She is currently a program Coordinator for the Coach and Mentoring Program at Denver Public Schools. Her journey working in education started when she was just 17 years old, when she started working as a Spanish and Statistics tutor, Library clerk and … Read More

The Time is NOW to Advance Teacher-Leadership

Brad HughesBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Advance teacher-leadership by transforming yourself, mentoring, identifying needs, clearing obstacles and distractions, and focusing on self-care. NOW is the time for mentors and school leaders to challenge self-doubt, soothe despair, and invest in our teacher-leaders. The COVID-19 crisis has proven that extraordinary change can happen in a short period of time. Nearly every aspect of educational practice—planning, teaching and … Read More

9 Tips for Mentoring

Whitney ChoateBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better

In This Post: The importance of mentoring for both student teachers and first year teachers. Practical tips compiled from years of mentoring experience. Helpful ways to mentor new teachers and student teachers, based on mentee feedback! Mentoring is an art, much like teaching; there’s no other way to describe it. One must find a way to hone in on their … Read More

8/22/19 – #TeachersHelpingTeachers – Alex Valencic (@AlexTValencic)

Teach Better TeamMasteryChat Questions - PAST

#Mastery Chat Questions for Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 Topic: #TeachersHelpingTeachers Moderator: Alex Valencic (@alextvalencic) Questions (8:00 ET) Intro/Welcome: Welcome to #Masterychat! Tonight we are talking about teachers helping one another! Please introduce yourself and share the name of a colleague who helps you with time, resources, or ideas! #teachershelpingteachers (8:05 ET) Q1 Tonight’s chat is all about #teachershelpingteachers! In what … Read More