To be remarkable teachers, we must learn to rise above our problems and bring our best self to the kids. Have you ever struggled to get out of the car to walk into school on Mondays? I have. As for me, I needed this Monday morning pep talk from Todd Nesloney, author of the book Kids Deserve It!.
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- Leaving your stress in the car when you head into school
- Getting parents excited to receive your phone calls
- Unleashing student intrinsic motivation
- How to deal with failure
- The biggest mistake educators often make when trying to reach struggling kids
I hope you enjoy this episode with Todd.
Need some more Monday Morning Motivation? Check out last week’s show with Dave Burgess, author of Teach Like a Pirate.
Selected Links from this Episode
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- Twitter https://twitter.com/techninjatodd
- Blog www.toddnesloney.com
- Book: Kids Deserve It! http://amzn.to/2lbWbGB
- “Hurting people hurt people and are easily hurt by people.” John Maxwell http://www.johnmaxwell.com/blog/pick-your-battles
- “Hats Off Cards” http://webbelementary.blogspot.com/2016/11/some-have-no-one-else.html
- Todd Nesloney serving lunch was mentioned in my article – 5 Ways to Bring Out the Best of Everybody in Your School – https://www.coolcatteacher.com/bring-out-the-best-everybody-school/
- Adam Welcome (co author of Kids Deserve It Book) Twitter https://twitter.com/awelcome
- Adam Welcome Blog http://adamwelcome.blogspot.com/
- Research on Gratitude Making You Happier – http://www.health.harvard.edu/healthbeat/giving-thanks-can-make-you-happier
- iTunes Review – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/10mt-10-minute-teacher-show/id1201263130
Todd Nesloney @TechNinjaTodd is the Elementary Principal at Webb Elementary in Navasota, Texas. He is a White House Champion of Change and the Bammy Award Recipient for Elementary Teacher and Elementary Principal of the year. He is also the co-author of the best-selling book Kids Deserve It!
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