149: You Teach More Than Subjects

Teachers have a tremendous opportunity to shape students into their potential so that their future is as bright as possible. A lot of the focus for teaching children is on the curriculum component, when in reality students need even more than that to become their best. Tune in to hear 8 characteristics teachers can employ into their instruction on a daily basis so that students can reach their potential successfully.

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  • It’s important kids learn how to dream big enough
  • It’s important kids learn how to represent their cause and their school with maturity and confidence
  • No matter how hard it is, they have to dig deep and keep going
  • In order to reach a goal, you have to manage your time
  • Accountability in and of itself is super important so students see how their decisions and effort affect their future
  • It’s important to stop and review all you have done before setting up new goals

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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.