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48: Get Better by Doing Different

The summer is a great time to unwind and rejuvenate! But, beware of the summer trap of regression- yes, it happens to teachers too! If you don’t take time to learn new skills and try new things you too will lose your spark as a teacher. You must reach your own potential to help your kiddos do the same. Tune in to hear how you can still have a relaxing summer but turn your talent up a notch!


  • We owe it to ourselves and our kids to continue to get better at our craft
  • Use the summer break to get better
  • Part of being a great teacher is connecting with kids

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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.