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

Episode #124 – Touch the Heart Before You Can Reach the Brain with Hal Roberts

Barbara BrayRethinking Learning Podcast

Episode #124- Touch the Heart Before the Brain with Hal Roberts

 Hal Roberts has had an amazing journey as a teacher, principal, superintendent, and educational consultant. He focuses on leadership and the relationship with wine. Yes, I said, wine. Hal is the author of Make Waves! and started Safe Harbor Academy as a school for kids with incarcerated parents.  Background, where you grew up Born and raised in Dallas, I was … Read More