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#I4TK – A New Hashtag for Teachers – It’s For The Kids.

#I4TK – A New Hashtag for Teachers – It’s For The Kids.

It’s that time of year. We’re in the middle of March, and I’m hearing about many teachers feeling a little overwhelmed. Danielle Mizuta shared in her guest post about going through the “tough time” in a year, and for many teachers, it feels like they’re in that time every day. It’s easy to feel a […]

Defining your WHY – Keep Yourself Inspired as a Teacher

I’ve been reading Simon Sinek’s book, Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action. After reading his second book, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t, I was so inspired that I had to read his first book, Start With Why. Although most of the book has to do […]

My Teacher Doesn’t Like Me – It’s Not What You Know; It’s What Your Stude...

My Teacher Doesn’t Like Me – It’s Not What You Know; It’s What Your Students Believe

I was speaking with a student recently about school and her classes, when she said something that made me a little sad. “My teacher doesn’t like me.” Of course, I asked her why she felt this was true. She went on to share how the teacher sometimes doesn’t acknowledge her when she’s trying to ask […]

Time to Pat Yourself on the Back – Guest Post by Amazing Teacher Danielle Mizuta

Time to Pat Yourself on the Back – Guest Post by Amazing Teacher Danielle Mizuta

I interviewed Danielle Mizuta on the Amazing Teacher Podcast back in November of 2013 when she was the State lead mentor with the Hawaii Department of Education Teacher Leadership Institute. Recently, I asked her to write a guest post here on SITC, and she agreed. Danielle is also currently serving as an Autism Consulting Teacher […]