Do your students ever tell you that they can’t do something or sometimes think they’re “not smart enough” or not “good at ______ (math’s science, English, etc.)? Finding ways to unleash learning can be challenging when students have a fixed mindset. That’s why I’m excited for you to meet Dan Haesler.
Being a new teacher can be an exciting time of personal and professional growth. But it can also be a time when you might feel like you’re being pulled in a millions direction at the same time. With so much to do and learn, it can be hard to figure out where best to focus [...]
One of my favourite teachers was Mrs. Hoffman. She was my high school science teacher. I remember her not just because how hard her class was (it was!) or how much I learned (a lot), but I remember her because of how she made me feel. In her classroom I felt safe, supported, positive and [...]
I can’t believe I never thought of this before. Until this interview I never considered the importance of this topic! As a former high school teacher, looking back, friendship issues often disrupted student learning and engagement. But I never directly addressed it. After speaking to Dana Kerford- Founder UR STrong, I want to turn back [...]
I want you think less as a teacher, and more as a wedding planner. Yep, a wedding planner! Because a wedding planner's a master at proactively setting a scene that brings out the best in everyone. If you think like one, you’ll have additional ways to create the conditions that unleash learning for everyone. Here’s [...]