177: Developing Good Students into Great Humans

As educators we have a daily duty to help our students develop into their potential, both in life and academia. In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., this episode focuses on how his prolific words ring true in our classroom practices to ensure our students can be kind and do good each and every day.

Quotables (in honor of MLK, Jr.)

  • Be Kind
    • “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘what are you doing for others?’”
    • “The surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.”
    • “The time is always ripe to do RIGHT.”
  • Do Good
    • “No one has the right to rain on your dreams.”
    • “Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.”
    • “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way”
    • “If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. But whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.”

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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.