Great leaders find things to keep themselves motivated and moving forward. Not only will this help make you successful as a teacher, it will make you a great role model for your students and other adults involved in education as well.
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Click on the following link (http://bit.ly/U76i07 ) to read an interview with Bill Cecil for Schooldaysmagazine.com, an online magazine for parents and teachers in Australia, UK, USA and most English speaking countries. In this interview, Bill explains how being named Michigan Teacher of the Year (2003-2004) changed his life and continues to motivate him to [...]Read More
“Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.” –Martha Graham– I believe technique and passion are essential in order to be truly great at whatever you do! However, passion provides the magic that can transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. It’s what makes a person or their [...]Read More
“Never mistake activity for achievement.” –John Wooden– I can’t help but wonder what Coach John Wooden, the UCLA men’s basketball coach that won 10 national championships during his career, would think after watching my students spending hours working to complete their Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) state standardized tests. To casual observers, they may walk [...]Read More