The Power of Passion

Suzanne RogersBlog, Connect Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Teachers who openly share their passion for teaching forge authentic connections with students, fostering a sense of belonging and trust within the classroom community. Expressing love for teaching inspires motivation and resilience in students, encouraging them to tackle challenges and strive for success. By demonstrating their passion, educators cultivate a culture of lifelong learning, instilling in students a profound … Read More

Take Care of YOU: One Cannot Pour From an Empty Cup

Donnetta NorrisBlog, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Taking care of yourself is as important as taking care of your students. Set a goal for when to leave school. Prioritize your weekend and schedule time to prep for the week. Work out and take care of yourself physically. Journal to reflect on how things are going and to experience calm. Make a list of what you love … Read More

Reclaiming Inquiry-Based Learning through Co-Design (w Trevor MacKenzie)

Natalie Vardabasso#EduCrush Podcast

Inquiry-based learning is often misunderstood as leaving students to “discover” the curriculum on their own. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Trevor MacKenzie is a high school teacher, author, and speaker who is internationally recognized as a thought leader in inquiry-based education. On the episode, we talk about what inquiry is, and isn’t, to better understand how to partner … Read More