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Category Archives: tips for new teachers

3 Tips for New Teachers

Mark Wickersham closes out this series with advice for new teachers. His three tips, both practical and philosophical, bring us back around to rest.

September 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Talk to Yourself

In her advice to new teachers, Kimberly suggests that instead of giving into fear, they should talk to themselves with messages of trust.

September 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Teacher’s Weight

Let’s talk about your weight. Melissa gives advice to new teachers about the influence we have over students and how our words carry weight.

September 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Quick to Listen

This week Julie Prentice answers the question: What do you wish you had known when you first started teaching? Her advice to new teachers blesses us with wisdom, and interestingly, points us back yet again to rest.

August 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Teaching Practice of Rest

We’ve asked teachers what they wish they’d known when they first started teaching. We were surprised, and then challenged, when Bridget Watson’s answer tied back into our previous series on rest. She calls it the “greatest act of trust.”

August 17, 2016 · 6 Comments



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