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Your Classroom, Your Life, One Phrase that can Change Everything

This week some of my long-held beliefs were tested. Initially, I was uncomfortable with the challenge. I felt my protective walls being raised and my focus narrowing. But then, I stopped for a moment and leaned on one of my all-time favorite phrases. It became my mantra for the week and what a powerful difference

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Easy Experiment to Raise Your Teaching Confidence

In the spirit of spring and the opportunity to shed the old and start fresh, your Zap of Wynn this week offers you an experiment you can do to build a new confidence in your teaching. This confidence is not just a feeling of, “yeah, I teach;” rather it is the assurance that teaching according to your beliefs is enough for your students and you do not have to fall victim to insecurities around standardized testing.

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Team Planning- Productive or Destructive?

Teaching is a consistent high-intensity job. Interactions with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, community members, lesson preparation, materials preparation and the like make for exhausting days and evenings. As a teacher you must be aware of things that require high level intensity from you and the things that take a toll on you. Then, you must

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Create and Solidify Your Reputation as a Great Teacher

Using Authenticity, Specificity, and Positivity to Your Benefit Thanks for taking a moment to check out this week’s Zap of Wynn. Today we focus on building and solidifying your reputation as a great teacher. I’ve seen many teachers spared the respect they deserved because they didn’t attend to this one aspect of the job with

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