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Inspirations

Every once in a while, you need a little spark of inspiration. Try something new with these simple yet powerful challenges. No planning required.

Begin with one of the challenges below

What Drives You?

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Think about the last time you learned a new skill or dug into finding out about a new topic - just because it mattered to you.

Say "Yet"

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Add "yet" to transform "I can't" to "I'm still learning and will figure it out!"

Lunch Date

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Spend your lunchtime eating with a small group of students. Don't talk about school.

Let Go Of Deliver

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Change your language to reflect students’ active role in learning, and alter your perspective on teaching.

Make Room

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How much of your room is devoted to the students vs the teacher?

Prep To Music

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How do different types of music energize you for the day? How do they affect your readiness to greet your students?

Don't Speak

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What happens in your classroom when you stop talking?

If You Want To Be President

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Ask your students: If you wanted to be a good president, what would you need to know about?

Say "Yes" More

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Challenge yourself to find ways to say "yes" more often than you say "no".

Share Your Voice

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Instead of saying "Speak up" to a quiet student, say "Share your voice".

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