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.

Developing Good Students into Great HumansQuotables (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 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.