134: Go Slow to Improve Fast

To truly become GREAT at something, it requires intention, practice, reflection, and time. Effective educators are no different. Tune in to hear 8 tips for how new teachers can transform their novice abilities into accomplished, effective talent.

Quotables

  • Your hard work doesn’t always produce favorable results
  • “You have to go slow to go fast”
  • Effective teachers blossom in the most unusual of places
  • The process is the most important part
  • Get your head and your heart right and then put your ideas into action
  • You can’t get better if you don’t stop to think about how things are going
  • You want long-term greatness, not just a moment in the sun

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About the author, Gretchen

I am an educator of almost a decade, passionate about cultivating talent in aspiring and new teachers through practical tips and strategies. My blog, book, and podcast are geared towards empowering teachers to enter the profession and stay there due to the advice and encouragement I provide. We have a real need in our nation for strong leaders in classrooms, and I believe its my calling and duty to coach teachers to achieve and maintain best teaching practices in order to drive the growth and success of our students in and outside the classroom.