Who Owns Your School’s Narrative?

Steven WeberBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Principals and school staff should search social media on a regular basis to analyze the message(s) students, families, and stakeholders are sharing about the school and its image. Learn how to positively contribute to that narrative by having a plan and including many voices. Communicate enough positive messages on a regular basis so that a negative post won’t ruin … Read More

S4:E1: Towards an Altruistic Effort to Elevate Students’ Confidence #TBPodcaster #TeachBetter

Efraín MartinezWisdom and Productivity Podcast

S4:E1: Towards an Altruistic Effort to Elevate Students’ Confidence #TBPodcaster #TeachBetter | Wisdom & Productivity Summary: In this episode, I share concepts and ideas on how to gather forces towards an altruistic effort to elevate students’ confidence. I will begin by sharing a bit about my journey over the summer and why I took a brief break from podcasting. I … Read More

EP86: Are They MY Students?

The Staff Room PodcastStaff Room Podcast

In Episode 86 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk about a topic that arose during a broadcast of “The Drive” – whether or not we should be referring to students as “MY” Students. The conversation takes us into anti-oppressive and anti-racist language use, intergenerational trauma, and the inclusive or exclusive words that teachers use in the classroom. They … Read More

EP84: Vision and Mission: The Student Connection

The Staff Room PodcastStaff Room Podcast

In Episode 84 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk Vision & Mission, and how it connects us as teachers to the students we teach. Chey and Pav revisit a conversation they had 70 episodes ago, during Episode 15, only this time, from the teacher perspective – how does having a mission and a vision as a teacher impact … Read More

EP67: “#OneWord2021: Amplify”

The Staff Room PodcastStaff Room Podcast

In Episode 67 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk about their #OneWord fo 2021: AMPLIFY! They start the episode by reflecting on their One Word for 2020, which was “US,” and then dive into the importance of the word Amplify. What it means for them as a team, what it means for them as individuals. They talk about … Read More