Overwhelmed teachers, this book is for you. The truth is that you can be remarkable without burning out. Drawing from the latest research and her own teaching experiences, author Morgane Michael delivers doable strategies to reignite your passion and replenish your well-being. Make a commitment today to begin a new chapter--one where you continue to make a difference while maintaining a deep sense of wellness, worthiness, and wholeheartedness.
Kayla Dornfeld is the 2019 North Dakota Teacher of the Year, and Mrs. West Fargo International. Kayla is a two-time (2017 and 2018) Global Hundred honoree, recognizing her as 1 of the top 100 innovative educators in the world. The New York Times named her "one of the tech-savviest teachers in the United States". She has … Continue reading Ep. 89: How to be “Teacher of the Year” (With Kayla Dornfeld)
As we make preparations to move back into the classroom in British Columbia, tensions are high and people across sectors are scrambling to accommodate back-to-work orders in a physically-distanced, Covid-pandemic era. I've been scouring the internet for ideas that will enable me to continue supporting my students' online learning and Social Emotional Learning, while attempting … Continue reading 21-Days of (Physically-Distanced) Kindness
When starting up the year, I often refer to Dr. Brené Brown's brilliant concept of the Marble Jar. Imagine that the trust in each of the relationships in your life is represented by a marble jar. At it's core, Brené (yes, like most humans my age, I would like to imagine that we are on a first-name … Continue reading Marble-Jar Trust (Brené Brown)
Featured on Access Hollywood | Instagram @thedopeeducator | I inspire | Educator | Speaker | This teacher has found a way to get his fifth graders pumped up for learning: He challenges them to create their own handshakes. David Jamison, a language arts teacher at Hickory Ridge Elementary School in Memphis, Tennessee, memorized the individual greetings from … Continue reading Ep. 90: The Dope Educator (With David Jay)
Child psychologist, Dr. Shimi Kang (author of The Tech Solution and The Dolphin Parent) explains how to navigate this uncertain times during the Covid-19 pandemic. We cover a lot of ground and here are a few ideas she shares with us: -the three mindsets to avoid in order to ward off post-traumatic-stress disorder - learning … Continue reading Healthy Heartfelt Habits for the Covid Crisis (With Dr.Shimi Kang)
The amazing entrepreneur, podcast queen, and super-star self-development personality, Marie Forleo just came out with the terrific new book, Everything is Figure-outable. Back in the fall of 2019, she broke down the steps on getting your compass straight with Chase Jarvis on his podcast show: Ask yourself: “When I think about doing this project or saying … Continue reading Yes or No? The Surprising No-Fail Decision Metric from Marie Forleo
It was in Grade Two when I first had the audacity to create an after-school writing club with a handful of friends. Audacious, because my teacher believed that although I showed hints of “potential,” my story craft was evidently pretty weak. Every week or so after the final bell rang, my little crew and I … Continue reading Am I a Storyteller?
Listening starts with silencing yourself, quieting the desire to respond, and truly leaning-in with the intention of developing a deeper understanding. It turns out WORDS and SWORD also share the same letters. Think on that for a minute. #smallactbigimpact #kindsight101 #beimpeccablewithyourword #wordsmatter #silent #listen #empathy #kindness #understanding
Monique Gray Smith is a mixed heritage woman of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry and a proud Mom of fifteen year old twins. She is an award-winning, best-selling author and sought after consultant. Some of her books include: Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience, Speaking our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, You Hold Me … Continue reading Ep. 85: Love is Medicine (With Monique Gray Smith)