When You Make a Mistake as a Teacher

 

When You Make a Mistake as a Teacher In Front of the Class

In brief: When teachers make mistakes in front of their classes, it may seem like the end of the world. Haunting nightmares of a teacher’s mistake may keep him or her awake at night, but it shouldn’t. Here’s why teachers should embrace their mistakes.

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When Teachers Bully Other Teachers

When Teachers Bully Other Teachers- Bullying in the Teaching Profession

Sooner or later, every teacher–with blessed few exceptions– will have to deal with a bully, and not the grade seven bully stealing chips from kid lunch boxes. But an adult bully, experienced and educated, dressed in fine clothes. A fellow teacher.

This post aims to inform teachers about the reasons for bullying in teaching and offer solutions for any teacher dealing with a bully.

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The Teacher’s Inner Scorecard

inner vs outer warren buffet teaching

Warren Buffet, the famous business magnate, investor, and philanthropist, asked a provocative question documented in Alice Schroeder’s biography of his life, Snowball:

LookitWould you rather be the world’s greatest lover, but have everyone think you’re the world’s worst lover? Or would you rather be the world’s worst lover but have everyone think you’re the world’s greatest lover? Now, that’s an interesting question. “Here’s another one. If the world couldn’t see your results, would you rather be thought of as the world’s greatest investor but in reality have the world’s worst record? Or be thought of as the world’s worst investor when you were actually the best?

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