18: Seeds that Sprout

Hear how a sprinkler watering the concrete inspired this episode. We need to water our initiatives with intention and follow through so that we have seeds that sprout. This requires a plan, constant monitoring, and flexibility to respond in the moment so that we align our input with our output. Tune in to get empowered to apply this theory to your own educational circumstance.

 

Quotables

  • The intention is not showing the intended results
  • What policies, procedures or processes are created with the best of intentions but when it comes down to it, its not resulting in progress?
  • We are not allowing the process to take over, we are trying to control the process.

 

Gretchen’s Stamp of Approval

  • Primer podcast with Troy Mooney and Herbert O’Neil- leadership podcast for school admin
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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.