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The Job of a Teacher – Help Every Student Get an A

The Job of a Teacher – Help Every Student Get an A

I was listening to the Dave Ramsey Podcast, EntreLeadership, and I ran across the episode with Tony Dungy, the former head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1996 to 2001, and head coach of the Indianapolis Colts from 2002 to 2008. I heard something Tony say that made me want to share it on […]

Defining your WHY – Keep Yourself Inspired as a Teacher

defining-why

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 Deluxe: 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 […]

Being a New Teacher in the Digital Era – Guest Post by Brad Currie

Being a New Teacher in the Digital Era  – Guest Post by Brad Currie

When I began sharing my tips for new teachers back in 2010, one of the first educators who began encouraging me with his retweets and likes was Brad Currie. It meant a lot to me that an established educational blogger was appreciating what I was sharing online. Later, he shared his insights on my podcast, […]

7 Ways to Not Let Boredom Happen in Class

7 Ways to Not Let Boredom Happen in Class

“Don’t let boredom happen.” This was what Amanda Dykes shared with me when she was a guest on the Amazing Teacher Podcast. Four words that are so critical to a teacher’s success in the classroom, especially if you teach middle school kids like I did. When kids are bored, they find other things to entertain […]