Another month of amazing educators and amazing ideas shared during #TheInnovatorsMindset Podcast! In this month’s highlights, you will hear some great insights from Dr. Mary Hemphill-Joseph, Steve Bollar, Naomi Toland, Dr. Sarah Thomas, Dr. Derrick Love, Amber Teamann, Kim Strobel, and Vernon Wright! Hear their highlight clips and then check out their full episode by clicking the links below. Don’t forget to also share your thoughts in the comments below - what advice would you give yourself in your first year teaching?
Dr. Mary Hemphill-Joseph: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCeDdEjcHac
Dr. Mary Hemphill-Joseph reflects on the impact that her third-grade teacher, Mrs. Melvin, made on her by creating amazing learning opportunities and helping all learners develop a sense of belonging as she connected academics to the power of kindness and integrity.
Steve Bollar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgBnKaFEqXw
Steve Bollar shares his definition of integrity and reflects on the importance of integrity. Bollar shares that part of having integrity is connected to what other people can depend on.
Naomi Toland: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DK7EEgxZbz0
Naomi Toland shares how she continues to learn about our brains as she explains how our brain can “catastrophize everything.” Toland also shares a way to evaluate the conclusions that our brain jumps to.
Dr. Sarah Thomas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrVsPaOUiA4&t=2s
Dr. Sarah Thomas has been incredibly open with her learning - both related to education and in her personal life. In this clip, Dr. Thomas shares how Saved By the Bell inspired her to get into investing! She opens up about how her blog has grown and shown her learning over time.
Dr. Derrick Love: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoBGvqQpanc
Dr. Derrick Love reflects on communicating and hearing diversity in thought in order to work towards the best outcome for all learners. Dr. Love expands on how this looks in his professional life in this shorter clip of The Innovator’s Mindset Podcast!
Amber Teamann: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JL4u64bO9wQ
Amber Teamann discusses the high expectations she has for her learners and how “that is (her) floor and never, ever (her) ceiling.” Teamann reflects on how she shares content with other learners and how that can connect with the expectations we have.
Kim Strobel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHyBT2dzGeQ
Kim Strobel shares some of the research from Shawn Achor. In this clip, Strobel reflects on the notion of the conventional happiness formula and how it is wrong. She shares research from Achor and reflects on how this formula, in part because of Achor’s work, has been proven to be backwards and we should be putting our wellbeing at the forefront.
Vernon Wright: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zQh0jOOnZk
Vernon Wright shares a few of his daily routines that have made a positive difference in his professional and personal life. Through these daily practices, Wright shares how he is finding more balance and positivity in his daily life.
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