05: Serendipity in Education – Allyson Apsey shares her story and how we can find the beautiful lessons that are embedded in our experiences.

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05 - Teach Better Talk - Allyson Apsey

Elementary principal, and author, Allyson Apsey, shares her story, gives us a look into her book, and let’s us know how we can find the beautiful lessons that are embedded in our experiences.

Allyson also gives us a sneak peek into one of her upcoming projects.

Episode Highlights

  • 1:55 – Allyson’s super proud to be an elementary principal.
  • 3:36 – Allyson’s biggest failure.
  • 6:16 – What we have to be, if we want things to be different in education. And the many small successes she looks for.
  • 8:25 – What’s got Allyson excited about education right now.
  • 9:55 – Allyson’s advice for new teachers: Get connected. Be transparent, be vulnerable, learn through failure, and focus on relationships.
  • 12:45 – 6 questions in 15 seconds or less!
  • 15:32 – The focus of “The Path to Serendipity.”
  • 17:34 – Allyson’s favorite chapter in her book.
  • 18:37 – The 3 Don’ts of Empathy
  • 20:00 – How to connect with Allyson
  • 20:29 – A sneak peek (listen) into one of Allyson’s new projects!

Allyson’s Recommendations

Links to Connect With Allyson

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