43 – doesn’t get much better than this

Jillian DuBoisMoments of ImpartED Joy Podcast

spent the past week in a city that i had never visited before. cincinnati, OH. half of the time for work, but then three days of exploring by myself. i am NOT one who normally is all about being alone + seeking adventure. but. this was my time. to step out of my comfort zone + embrace something new.   … Read More

Heart of Education: Classroom Families

Jennifer WaldvogelBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Manage Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Children may have a hard time recognizing their talents and skills. Educators can build students’ conflict resolution toolkit with stress reduction tools and empathy practice. Open each class with an activity that grounds students into the present moment. There’s a reason educators call students their “kids.” If schools are microcosms of society, then the classroom is a representation of … Read More

Jolt 90: Awe-Inspiring Moments-Giving Thanks

Sarah JohnsonIn Awe Podcast

Sarah shares her giving thanks list as well as news about the show. Connect with Sarah Johnson: Sarah’s Website Sarah on Twitter Sarah on IG Sarah on LinkedIn Sarah on Facebook In AWE Podcast Subscribe to Sarah’s Podcast Need a high-energy, authentic presenter for your organization? Contact Sarah Johnson for presentations on Going Beyond Balance, Leadership Foundations, Affirming Purpose, and many … Read More

Episode 131: In AWE of Hedreich Nichols-EdTech Queens Series

Sarah JohnsonIn Awe Podcast

Hedreich Nichols is an award winning author, consultant, and EdTech nerd who helps districts and organizations transform culture, practices and outcomes through student led learning, design thinking and digital literacy. Her award-winning book, Finding Your Blind Spots (Solution Tree) helps educators, parents and students create inclusive learning communities. Her workshops and keynotes for MASCD, CUE, VASCD, etc., and districts throughout … Read More

Educators Are Saving the Day: 4 Ways to Fill Their Cup

Jennifer WaldvogelBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: It’s easy to get lost in the daily grind and forget to see one another. Personalized small talk breaks the cycle of obligatory conversation. Small, personal tokens go further to create value than mass appreciation. Small Gestures to Show Appreciation  The smallest gesture can be powerful when it shows us we’re seen—not as teachers, specialists, or principals, but as … Read More