With all that there is to do as an educator, it can be a challenge to keep up with professional development blogs, education news articles, and inspirational education content. Thankfully, with nearly any personal device, you have access to millions of podcasts right at your fingertips. Podcasts are a helpful way for busy educators to consume valuable information on the go––whether during your commute to school, as you travel between meetings, or while you’re on your lunch break.
Learn more about the 3 assets we must cultivate to make every educator their most authentic and powerful self. As educators we must begin to intentionally see and compel the greatness in each other to overcome the current challenges and uncertainty we will all face in the fall.
I worked in juvenile probation for eight years before becoming a teacher, so I’ve seen the potentially devastating effect of the emotional issues that kids deal with. Before I took over as principal at Bluebonnet Elementary, I was an assistant principal at the middle school, where many of our discipline issues stemmed from students not being able to problem-solve or maintain healthy relationships.
7 Mindsets, the national leader in mindsets-based social and emotional learning (SEL) curriculum and activities, today announced the publication of Ridiculously Amazing Schools: Creating a Culture Where Everyone Thrives. The new book is co-authored by Tracey Smith, the principal of Brookwood (GA) Elementary School, and Jeff Waller, 7 Mindsets’ co-creator and vice president of educational services.
If we want to truly invoke Equity in education, it will happen at the tip of the spear; when more of us educators truly appreciate the circumstances of our students and adapt our curriculum and systems to meet them where they are at...