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 a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.