181: The Reward of Developing People

Being a teacher is more than just teaching content lessons. It is the life-giving work of an educator to develop the people in front of them every day. One way to do that is to provide appropriate challenge and support so that overtime students begin to rely on themselves to overcome hardships. Tune in to hear tips on how to elevate your lesson design process so that it stretches students in a comfortable, rewarding way. Quotables Give me a sticker and I will do my very best for a few minutes. Give me a warm smile and I will do my very best for a little while. Give me encouragement and I will do my very best for a long while. Give me the experiences that help me believe in myself and I will do my very best forever. (Author Unknown) it is the art of lesson design and student engagement that provides the EXPERIENCE that lasts the lifetime. They are seeing a highlight reel in their head of all the past road blocks and obstacles and remember the feeling hurdling over them without the help of anyone but their inner dialogue and muscle memory. They learn what they are made of and how they are smart enough to think it through and strong enough to make it through. It has to be a continuous process that develops in intricacy over time. The dominos cannot go into motion until you have a plan in place for how to stop teaching content lessons and think bigger into developing people. AAL Swag https://ift.tt/2OoH24W Join the Always A Lesson Newsletter http://eepurl.com/lJKNn Join the New Teacher Support Facebook Group https://ift.tt/2Cm8FZk Connect with Gretchen Email: gretchen@alwaysalesson.com Blog: Always A Lesson Facebook: Always A Lesson Twitter: @gschultek Instagram: Always.A.Lesson Linkedin: Gretchen Schultek Bridgers Google+: Gretchen Schultek Bridgers Book: Elementary EDUC 101: What They Didn't Teach You in College Leave a Rating and Review: https://ift.tt/2a7MyX4 Why? This helps my show remain active in order to continue to help other educators remain empowered in a career that has a long lasting effect on our future. How? Search for my show in iTunes or Stitcher. Click on ‘Ratings and Reviews.’ Under ‘Customer Reviews,’ click on “Write a Review.” Sign in with your iTunes or Stitcher log-in info Leave a Rating: Tap the greyed out stars (5 being the best) Leave a Review: Type in a Title and Description of your thoughts on my podcast Click ‘Send’

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