Remove the Guardrails: Facilitate a Productive Struggle

Matthew BowermanBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Mistakes are essential to experience growth. Support students and facilitate a productive struggle for maximum growth. Challenges: Facilitate a Productive Struggle Mistakes are critical to deepening one’s reflection and becoming available for growth. Challenges are what we need to embrace the core of who we are, and what we could potentially become. Failure does not define us. It refines … Read More

Our Development as Adults is a “Must Have” with Jennifer Abrams

Lindsay LyonsTime for Teachership Podcast

Today’s episode features Jennifer Abrams, a communications consultant and author who works with educators and others, and new teacher and employee support. Have we lost sight of our own developmental capabilities as adults? Why is it important to continue setting learning goals for ourselves at this stage in life? Jennifer answers all that and more in our conversation. Tune in … Read More

Figure Out Your Super Power with Dr. Francois Naude

Lindsay LyonsTime for Teachership Podcast

Today, I have Dr. Francois Naude on the show. Dr. Naude has trained more than 1500 teachers and is now dedicated to assisting teachers and school leaders to discover their superpowers. He works with teachers and school leaders by enveloping them in a community of practice. He shares his learnings from science, psychology and school leadership so you can solve … Read More

Pinewood Derby: Continual Growth and Success

Raymond PortenBlog, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Watching my son learn and grow over the years in the derby car races is a lot like watching your school grow. Over time, we reflect, make adjustments, and improve. We can celebrate the growth and successes along the way. Last weekend, we raced our Pinewood Derby Cars in our pack Pinewood Derby event.  I say “we” raced because … Read More