50 – three students + a teacher

Jillian DuBoisMoments of ImpartED Joy Podcast

such a fitting episode to quietly celebrate 50 episodes. an emotional journey this week as i was reunited with three former students who each hold a special, SPECIAL place in my heart. just another moment to share that YOU matter. the love, care, compassion, empathy, + inclusion you shower on each student may come back 1000-fold when you least expect … Read More

45 – the broken inspiration of a mosaic

Jillian DuBoisMoments of ImpartED Joy Podcast

Mosaic patterns. A form of art all around us. We may recognize them. We may unconsciously neglect them. But they are there, waiting to be discovered. The wonderful thing about a mosaic is that there is no template. No step-by-step guide of specific instructions to follow. Just curiosity + creativity. It shapes the mind through original arrangements of sights + … Read More

Educators Are Saving the Day: 4 Ways to Fill Their Cup

Jennifer WaldvogelBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: It’s easy to get lost in the daily grind and forget to see one another. Personalized small talk breaks the cycle of obligatory conversation. Small, personal tokens go further to create value than mass appreciation. Small Gestures to Show Appreciation  The smallest gesture can be powerful when it shows us we’re seen—not as teachers, specialists, or principals, but as … Read More

42 – intentional appreciation through joyful leadership – joshua stamper

Jillian DuBoisMoments of ImpartED Joy Podcast

So many of us who had built personal relationships, through social media platforms, mind you – it’s not impossible, connected on a much deeper level that left us woven together even stronger. If I had to narrow our relationships/friendships down to one word….it would be AUTHENTIC. Joshua Stamper is one of those. My goodness, when we saw each other, it … Read More