Posts Tagged ‘realistic optimism’

A Teacher’s Experience: Inadequate Lesson or Poor Teacher?

Over the weekend, we posted on our Facebook page a link to this story from a new teacher in England about the effect of one “Inadequate” rating of a lesson from an outside observer. It’s a great opportunity to see how a school leader could use SMART Strengths skills to set this teacher and the […]

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Helping Teachers Sustain

Here are some pieces from a teacher’s blog post on May 16, 2013:  I’ve picked up a few awful habits in past months… I’m disappointed in myself. No one watches me teach. No one coaches me. No one holds me accountable. No one knows any different. I’m getting lazy.  I don’t run. I do the […]

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