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How to Nail the Teacher Interview – The Course

How to Nail the Teacher Interview – The Course

Hello amazing teachers, I represented my district at a recent teacher job fair event, and I was blown away at the number of people who showed up. Over 500 prospective teachers came to meet the few school administrators who were in attendance. I must have shaken more hands on that day than I ever had. […]

How Discovery’s Gold Rush Teaches us a Lesson on Reaching our Reluctant Learners

One of my favorite shows is Discovery’s Gold Rush. Gold Rush is a show that follows the adventures of different camps of gold miners. I have been following the show since its first season, and I find it fascinating how these miners dig for gold in the Klondike of Alaska. I wish they would watch […]

The Boring-Lesson-Buster Formula – Making that Emotional Connection and Keeping Your Studen...

Let’s face it. We love what we teach a lot more than our students do. I taught American History, and what I found was that as much as I was excited about what happened during the American Revolution, my 8th graders really didn’t care that much. They were more interested in what was on TV […]

Three Words to Have More Success in The Classroom and in Life

As you may know, I love reading books that help me be a better educator, husband, father, friend and colleague. A lot of what I’ve learned, I’ve put in my book, Teach Happier. Recently, I picked up Brendon Burchard’s High Performance Habits – How Extraordinary People Become That Way, and I have been writing notes […]