Welcome back, EduMagicians. Today, I am sharing a recent episode of the Teaching Tales podcast hosted by my friend Brent Coley. Brent is a podcaster, author, and building principal. We are discussing advice for aspiring teachers. We each shared two ideas and dialogued back and forth during our conversation. Here we go!
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Don't compare yourself to someone else!
Get out there!
Relationship before rules
Kids must know that you care about them and that they are safe.
Set boundaries for yourself and take care of yourself!
Don't neglect nonacademic aspects of your classroom - the power of fun and, in the little things, noticing things about your students.
Learning never stops!
Each year you get better at what you do!
Dress like a professional
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