112: Good stress. – Mike Washburn chats with us about appreciating people, being fearless, and having “good stress.”

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Mike Washburn chats with us about appreciating people, being fearless, and having “good stress.” Mike shares why it’s critical to have realistic expectations, the importance of learning to reflect and grow, and why we need to go after those big ideas. Episode Highlights 0:00 – Previews of sessions at the Teach Better Conference in November. Use “PodcastTalk” to save $50 … Read More

Waiting to Have “Those Conversations” Is Hurting Students

Rae HughartBlog, Lesson Planning, Teach Further

In This Post The importance of conversations about our students’ futures. Helping our classrooms become avenues for discovering passion & practical uses for it! Using your content to help students find their futures. Growing up, learning was a struggle. I moved throughout my day feeling as if I was walking through a fog of confusion. While most of my classes … Read More

111: Being “The Loud One” – Delaney Brummel chats with us about being cool with being “the loud one” in her school, helping kids get comfortable sharing failures with each other, and focusing on keeping things student-centered.

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 First year teacher, Delaney Brummel, chats with us about being cool with being “the loud one” in her school, helping kids get comfortable sharing failures with each other, and focusing on keeping things student-centered. Delaney shares how she keeps a smile on every day, the power of remembering there are actual humans in our classrooms, and reminds us that … Read More

Helpful Reflection Strategies for Teachers (Video)

Rae HughartBlog, Professional Development, Video

Video Highlights: Rae Hughart shares some helpful reflection strategies for teachers. We talk about reflection for our students, but we need to reflect for ourselves as well. Using multiple mediums for reflection can help influence effective reflection. A  one-on-one conversation may not be the best way for everyone. A pre-recorded video is another option. Voice memos and typing your reflection … Read More

110: It’s not what you know. – Jason Habisch chats with us about taking care of yourself, being a part of a championship team, and recruiting your own board of advisors.

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Jason Habisch chats with us about taking care of yourself, being a part of a championship team, and recruiting your own board of advisors. Jason talks about the power of reflection, leaning into a challenge and learning from it, and explains why it’s not what you know, or who you know, but both. Episode Highlights 3:11 –  Chatting about our … Read More