79: Just A Teacher From Akron – Chelsea Nicolino (Live from the 2019 Akron Public Schools APS3T Conference)

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8th grade science teacher, Chelsea Nicolino, chats with us live from Akron Public Schools APS3T Conference in Akron, OH. Chelsea discusses teaching the whole student, getting over a lack of confidence, and embracing social media.

Chelsea shares the importance of actually building relationships with your students, why you don’t have to be an expert at everything, and how we all need to be adjusting along the way.

Episode Highlights

  • 4:20 – Chelsea introduces herself.
  • 6:04 –  Chelsea’s failure: Struggling with her classroom management within her self-paced classroom.
  • 8:39 – Chelsea’s success: Focusing on building relationships with her students.
  • 11:50 – What’s got Chelseas excited about education right now: Teachers on Instagram.
  • 13:16 – Chelsea’s advice for young teachers: Be confident. Get out there and network.
  • 15:49 – Chelsea’s thoughts on embracing that your students might find you on social media: It’s inevitable. Meet them where they’re at.
  • 20:20 – 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less.
  • 24:00 – Quick break to say hi to Paul Shircliff (@shirky17).
  • 24:29 – How to connect with Chelsea.

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