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Think big this year and set stretch goals with your students.

Aim high with your students this year by helping them set stretch goals. 

Classroom innovation

Why Stretch Goals Should Be Utilized in Education

Think BIG this year and show your students how to do the same by setting stretch goals. 

Stimulus/Response quote with the sun

Discouraged by failure? Hold on; success is just ahead of you.  

Professional development

How She Did It: One Inspiring Intervention Can Turn Your Path Around

Erin Bishop knows what it's like to fail time and what it takes to get back up.

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Professional development

4 Education TED Talks You Should Watch Right Now!

Listen to these four current education TED Talks by inspirational people working in education today.

first-generation graduate
Beyond the classroom

First-Generation Graduate: William's Story

William lived in the upstairs unit of a building with no heat or electricity.

A teacher is surprised with a proposal
Beyond the classroom

7 Heartwarming Teacher Surprises Caught on Video

Check out some of my favorite YouTube videos involving "teacher surprises."

Inspiring teachers from the movies
Beyond the classroom

9 Things I've Learned from Teacher Movies

Many movies are based on real teachers and have real lessons to offer.

Teaching kids tennis
Teaching moments

My Inspiration to Be a Teacher: From Tennis Instructor to Kindergarten Teacher

On day one, I was hit by five tennis balls (man do some of those kids have a swing).

Guiding students
Beyond the classroom

Guiding Students: How I Helped a Student Realize and Pursue Her Dream

I always try to impress upon my students that there's more than one road to success by sharing my own story.

Frederick Douglass
Teaching moments

Teaching Diversity: 4 Activities to Celebrate Black History Month

Teaching diversity is essential in today's classroom.

   
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