The Voices in My Head #sol18
May 1, 2018
I have a lot of great mentors. Some of them have never met me. I walk among giants, but occasionally those giants are on a podcast, a tweet, or in a book. Those giants have changed everything about the way I approach education, coach, interactive with students, conferring, and see myself as an educator. Here are some of my favorite voices.
The Heinemann Podcast accompanies me to work each morning and sometime home as well. I listen to mine on a podcast app. This podcast is a great way to try out professional texts and kick the tires before you buy.
Colby Sharp is how I want to blog when I grow up. Colby’s quick patter and teacher heart can direct you to your next read aloud. Just looking around his room in the videos makes me smile. An amazing advocate for kids and books, follow him on twitter and youtube.
In addition, The Nerdy Bookcast, The Children’s Book Podcast, The Yarn.
Two Writing Teachers have changed the way I teach, I coach, and write. Ok, maybe just my volume has improved. 🙂
So many blogs that I follow. Tweets that I read. Books that I read. They all add up to wonderful mentors that encourage me, challenge me, and teach me.
Tom Newkirk says we only have to get 5% better each year. By the end of our career, well, amazing things can happen. Today, I’m just going to try this one thing I read…