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Reaching Students: 18 Simple Ways To Make A Lasting Impact On Your Students

Reaching Students: 18 Simple Ways To Make A Lasting Impact On Your Students | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

"Reaching students emotionally may seem like a red herring, but maybe it’s not.

Inspired by Justin Tarte’s recent—and excellent–post on making a difference in the lives of others around you, I immediately thought of the legacy teachers leave in the minds (and hearts) of students. If and how you will be remembered by students may sound like a bit of an ego trip, but the truth of the matter is, if you’re not making any kind of an impression, they’re probably not learning."


Beth Dichter's insight:

This post provides 18 ways to reach students in your classroom, beginning with curiousity and including model macro behavior and be human. In addition you may watch a five minute video clip from the Dead Poets Society.

 


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, October 7, 2013 1:47 AM

This post provides 18 ways to reach students in your classroom, beginning with curiousity and including model macro behavior and be human. In addition you may watch a five minute video clip from the Dead Poets Society.

Mary Cunningham's curator insight, October 13, 2013 5:15 PM

Legacy and impact - making connections and developing relationships  are important keys to successful teaching and learning. 

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The 21st Century Principal: Top 10 Signs Your School Is Caught in a Time Warp: List for School Leaders

The 21st Century Principal: Top 10 Signs Your School Is Caught in a Time Warp: List for School Leaders | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

In the spirit of David Letterman, here's my "Top 10 Signs Your Schools Caught in a Time Warp." A list for school administrators.

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Educational Leadership:Teachers as Leaders:Ten Roles for Teacher Leaders

Educational Leadership:Teachers as Leaders:Ten Roles for Teacher Leaders | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

Teacher leaders assume a wide range of roles to support school and student success. Whether these roles are assigned formally or shared informally, they build the entire school's capacity to improve. Because teachers can lead in a variety of ways, many teachers can serve as leaders among their peers.

So what are some of the leadership options available to teachers? The following 10 roles are a sampling of the many ways teachers can contribute to their schools' success.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 24, 2013 2:09 AM

Considering the fact this article is almost 6 years old and we see little evidence that teacher leadership is increasing, what does that say?