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

The Gift of Cultivating Joy: It’s Like a Boomerang!

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

TL;DR: We CAN cultivate more joy in our lives. A CORE belief is that relationships are gifts to value and treasure. Uplifting others brings joy to ourselves and others. Learn how to notice, name, and nuture AND how words are gifts. Your joy can grow and thrive from others too. Learn how to throw your joy boomerang out and how … Read More

French Fries vs. Teachers: The Value of an Educator

Rae HughartBlog, Lead Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Teachers are like French fries. They have stood the test of time and everyone is better with them in their lives. Teachers deserve respect. We should choose to educate our community about what goes on in school buildings and share all the good that we do. French Fries vs. Teachers: The Value of an Educator Y’all, I think French … Read More