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

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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 […]

Kudos Cards – Showing Appreciation – A Win-Win-Win Situation

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Hello Amazing Teachers, I wanted to share something that we’ve implemented at my school to share appreciation among the staff. We call them Kudos Cards. Before every staff meeting, I place Kudos Cards in each teacher’s box. These are cards, that on the front side, have the quote, “You deserve some Kudos!” On the backside, […]

Teach Happier Strategy #22: Identify What’s in the Full Half of Your Glass.

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  As you know, I have just released my latest book, Teach Happier – 21 stress-reducing, joy-inspiring, burnout-avoiding strategies to help teachers love their jobs and have more success in the classroom. I am so proud of this book, because it provides some practical strategies that teachers can implement into their lives to bring more […]

The Grateful Welcome – Teach Happier Strategy #8

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Where are you when the bell rings, and the students enter your classroom? A lot of teachers stand by the door, and welcome the kids in with a smile and a maybe a high five. This is awesome. If you’re doing this, please keep doing it. This is a great way to start the class. […]