Research proves that by intentionally practicing gratitude, we can dramatically improve our disposition, bringing us more joy and better health. Consistently and intentionally practicing gratitude can also lead to better relationships and more successful learning experiences. This week’s guest, Lainie Rowell, shows how educators can use small gratitude practices to make a big difference with kids, peers, and the world.
In this episode, we discuss:
- The importance health aspects of showing gratitude
- New book, Evolving with Gratitude
- And Lainie’s new podcast, “Evolving with Gratitude”
About Lainie Rowell:
Lainie Rowell is an educator, author, podcaster, and international consultant who specializes in working with other educators to find innovative and sustainable ways to transform teaching and learning. Her areas of expertise include online/blended learning, designing innovative learning experiences, professional learning, and community building.
During her more almost 25 years in education, Lainie has taught elementary, secondary, and higher education. She also served in a district-level leadership position supporting 22,000 students and 1,200 teachers at 33 schools.
As a consultant, Lainie’s client list ranges from Fortune 100 companies like Apple and Google to school districts and independent schools. Lainie is a TEDx Speaker with more than 15 years of experience presenting at regional, national, and international conferences including Building Learning Communities (BLC) and the Leadership 3.0 Symposium.
Lainie was a contributor to the 2019 National Standards for Quality Online Teaching and on the 2014 Blended Learning Teacher Competency Framework committee.
Since 2014, Lainie has been a consultant for the Orange County Department of Education’s Institute for Leadership Development facilitating professional learning for administrators.
From 2010-2014, Lainie served as the Program Coordinator for Leading Edge Certification, a national certification program in educational technology and curriculum innovation created by an Alliance of nonprofits, universities and educational agencies. She led the creation and curation of all four certifications, Online and Blended Teacher, Administrator, Digital Educator, and Professional Learning Leader.
Follow Lainie Rowell
- Website: http://LainieRowell.com/
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/lainierowell
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lainierowell
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lainierowell
- Facebook: https://facebook.com/lainierowellEDU
- Lemonade Learning Podcast: http://lemonadelearning.us
- Evolving with Gratitude Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/evolving-with-gratitude/id1617309262
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