Welcome to Episode 47 of the Teachonomy Talks podcast. This is a Two Minute Timeout for Teachers! In this episode, I share a quote from Dr. Minor Myers Jr. that will inspire and encourage you to BE GOOD!
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This year I will be implementing a quick bi-weekly Two Minute Timeout for Teachers between our regular episodes for the month. The goal is to provide you with a dose of inspiration that you can take with you into your day.
Today’s episode features a quote from Dr. Minor Myers Jr. that says, “Go into the world and do well, but more importantly go into the world and do good.”
Cynthia Ozick is a well known and highly celebrated short story writer, novelist, and Pulitzer prize finalist. She once said “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” In this Two Minute Timeout for Teachers, I want to encourage you to look around you and find your closest support system. Take the time to thank them and show your appreciation for their support today!
Leo Buscaglia has helped so many people around the world through his message of love and kindness. He once said “Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” In this Two Minute Timeout for Teachers, I want to encourage you to refrain from worrying and focus on the positive moments we have each and every day.
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Ellen Degeneres has helped so many people around the world simply by being kind. Her impact on the lives of so many has come from her desire to spread joy to others. In this Two Minute Timeout for Teachers, I want to encourage you to be kind each day and create the chain reaction that is so needed in our world today.
Billie Jean King is regarded by many to be one of the best female tennis players of all time, and a true champion. She once said, “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” In this Two Minute Timeout for Teachers, I want to encourage you be the champion your students need and keep up the amazing work YOU do each day!
Helen Keller remained positive in her life despite the many obstacles that she faced. She once said, “Keep your face toward the sunshine, and you will never see the shadows.” In this Two Minute Timeout for Teachers, I want to encourage you remain positive and look at the brighter side of life no matter what obstacles may come your way.
Bill Nye spoke to the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2014 and said, “Everyone that you will ever meet, knows something that you don’t.” In this Two Minute Timeout for Teachers, I want to encourage you to be never stop learning, and to always embrace the knowledge that others have to offer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson is credited for saying “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” In this Two Minute Timeout for Teachers, I want to encourage you to be intentional with your actions, and realize that your students are always watching. Remember, we often impact our students more with what we don’t say, than with what we do.
Simon Sinek once said, “We’d achieve more if we chased our dreams instead of our competition.” In this Two Minute Timeout for Teachers, I want to encourage you to embrace the unique qualities that YOU bring to your students. Remember, nobody brings exactly what YOU do into your classroom!
Mark Twain once said “If you have no time to rest, it is exactly the right time.” In this Two Minute Timeout for Teachers I want to encourage you to take time for YOU this week. Remember how important it is to rest in order to recharge and be the best you can possibly be each day.