Creating an Effective Professional Networking Plan

Rae HughartBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: When creating a professional networking plan, consider what you want from others and what you can offer to others. Develop a growth plan, strategically set a filtration system for reflection, and manage realistic goals. Time is your most precious form of currency. Each moment you dedicate to a person, concept, or activity strips you of your 86,400-second daily allotment … Read More

Stay Connected This WINTER!

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better

TL;DR: This winter, take time for yourself and stay connected with others! Celebrate and embrace the diversity and differences we have as human beings. All teachers know that as we work hard, it is so important for us to take a break from work so we come back refreshed after enjoying some downtime. Our winter break may consist of Christmas … Read More

Using Tech to Connect

Darcy BakkegardBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Personalize Student Learning Better

TL;DR: It’s so great to be together in person with students. How can we use tech to support in-person learning? Consider using audio journals. Turn research papers into podcasts! Back to School It’s great to be back to school in person. There’s magic in a classroom, an excitement that grows when students and teachers are in the same place at … Read More

Connections with Intention

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Manage Better

Relationships are at the heart of what we are blessed to do every day regardless of our roles. We can nurture and deepen connections with intention. How? There are SO many ways so read on to find out! Posts in the Series The New Leader on Campus: Importance of Building Relationships by Ashley Hubner Moving Beyond the Walls of Your … Read More

Build Better Relationships: 3 Foundational Mindset Shifts

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Relationships matter. Being connected is important for our overall happiness and well-being. There are foundational 3 mindset shifts that will help you build better relationships: (1) See relationships as gifts. (2) The relationship you have with yourself is also a gift. (3) Treat every interaction as an opportunity to improve your connection as building blocks. We can cultivate our … Read More