Show 128, Summer PD Series 3: Empowering Struggling Students

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

The opportunity to put Anthony Swann and Ramon Benavides together on a podcast creates an emotional, robust conversation. Both men share their deepest feelings about how we can support trauma-inflicted and struggling students. This is the best education conversation on supporting struggling students available on any podcast today.  Empowering students and developing self-efficacy skills so they can take the skills … Read More

The Empathetic Teacher

Sari Goldberg McKeownBlog, Connect Better, Manage Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Our learners’ behavior is an important form of communication.  Consider and revise your responses to student behavior to be more empathetic. Don’t assume how a learner is feeling; ask them directly. Validate your students’ feelings to ensure they feel heard and understood. During my first year teaching, I spent countless hours learning, planning, and creating. I loved every second … Read More

The Power of Empathy

Sari Goldberg McKeownBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: This post shares the power of empathy; empathy has the power to heal and create connections. Relationships promote growth, are a source of inspiration and motivation, and allow people to share struggles and celebrations. Four attributes of empathy include perspective taking, staying out of judgment, recognizing emotion in another person, and communicating that you can recognize that emotion. I … Read More