The Socratic Method of Teaching-
…when you tell people what to do, their minds close. You lose their experience, knowledge, and creativity…” Dennis continues, “‘What do you think?’ Means the leader is the teacher5
An Attitude of Gratitude-
“I’m recognizing a negative thought; it’s a story I’m telling myself, and it’s not true.” This squashes negativity pretty fast.
Positive Affirmations and Self Talk-
One of the key psychological theories behind positive affirmations is self-affirmation theory (Steele, 1988). So, yes, there are empirical studies based on the idea that we can maintain…
Don’t Grab the Conversation-
When we actively listen, we can understand what the other person is trying to convey and give them the best response instead of grabbing the conversation and running away with it
The Power of Taking Responsibility-
The problem with being stuck in victim mentality is it leaves you powerless and of course when you don’t own your part in a bad situation then you can’t help but look for others to blame for your misery.
Learning to Face Your Fears-
“We suffer more often in imagination, than in reality” – Seneca What are you so afraid of? Lions hunt gazelles,…
Know Thyself. A Guide for Teachers to Better Understand Themselves and Others-
Various personality tests can help us understand ourselves better. When we understand ourselves better, how we learn, how we interact with the world around us, it will help us overcome obstacles and even deal with conflict in a more harmonious way.
Litterati, Trash and how Small Things Can Make a BIG Impact-
Teachers Can Change the World for the Better I like to see things that change the world around us for…
Setting Healthy Boundaries-
Boundaries Anytime the talk about boundaries comes up it can always create a small feeling of apprehension. Everyone has to…
The One Book Every Teacher Should Read-
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.…