The destructive and constructive nature of comparison.

Brian MillerSchurtz and Ties Podcast

As educators, we often feel isolated. Sometimes its because we feel less then others and are fearful we will be discovered as a fraud. Other times, we feel isolated because we are successful and we are afraid the spotlight will only isolate us more. Both are unfair. Both are destructive. In this episode, Brian and Kasey talk about the pitfalls … Read More

Redefined Joy Beyond the Classroom

Jillian DuBoisBlog, Innovate Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Teachers can repurpose their passion by exploring new opportunities beyond the classroom. This requires reflection, reconditioning, remodeling, and restoring. Reflect on your vision, recondition your resources, remodel your journey, and restore your joy with intention. Embrace change, take risks, and step outside of your comfort zone to make a difference in the lives of students and the education system … Read More

5 Tips for Cultivating Atomic Love & Joy

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

TL;DR: We can experience and cultivate atomic love and joy throughout our day and every day using the 5 tips suggested. Invest in getting to know yourself better. This helps when dealing with adversity. Know what brings you joy and cultivate it! Share love and appreciation. Don’t be afraid to say, “I love you.” Teach Better together. Lean on each … Read More

Episode 132: In AWE of Joy Kelly-Joy Series

Sarah JohnsonIn Awe Podcast

Joy Kelly has been an educator for more than 25 years. She has served as a high school teacher, 7-12 parochial school principal and a public high school associate principal, where she was named the Iowa 2016 Associate Principal of the Year. She served as principal in a large comprehensive public high school and has also served as Head of … Read More

#TeachBetter22 Conference Debrief

Dana GoodierBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Teach Better 22 felt like an eerie class reunion as we have connected online for years, but only met in real life at the conference. Teach Better Ambassadors and others volunteered to help the event run smoothly. The opportunity to connect and learn from so many individuals was an amazing experience. Teach Better 22 This blog post will talk … Read More