AMS Weekly Update 24
February 29, 2016
Teach Leaders Are Hungry To Learn
“The key characteristic of good teacher leaders is that they are hungry to learn, setting their egos aside to engage in the intellectual risk taking necessary to discover the most effective ways to reach students.” - ReLeah Cossett Lent
Be an outstanding communicator
Build positive relationships
Read professional books and magazines
Tips for Effective Praise
Positive - encouraging and appreciative
Reinforces High Expectations - if we praise something that is too easy, we may undermine their confidence
Appropriate - written praise is particularly effective
Independence Is Promoted - as part of our praise, ask questions that encourage self-reflection and focus on the student’s feelings
Sincere - it comes from the heart, your mean it, it’s authenticEffort and Progress Are Noted - effective praise focuses on effort and progress rather than ability
UCP Trivia Challenge
The Lion King JR.
Rohan Murphy Assembly
On Friday, March 4th, we will be having assemblies for the 8th graders. The assembly is approximately 60 minutes long.
Period 6 - Grade 8
Rohan Murphy is a nationally-recognized youth speaker that has spoken in over 40 states. Rohan, who lost his legs at birth, started to wrestle his freshman year of high school. After a successful high school wrestling career, he went on to wrestle at Penn State University. In addition to wrestling, Rohan Murphy is also an accomplished powerlifter, competing in international competitions all over the world representing the USA.
Rohan Murphy has been featured in publications such as ABC news, Sports Illustrated, and many more. He was even featured in his very own Nike commercial to motivate and inspire people to exercise and live a healthy lifestyle.
Now Rohan Murphy is a professional motivational speaker. He lived his whole life motivating people by his actions; he is now motivating the youth of America by his words. Rohan’s life story is a gripping tale of adversity, dedication, and living life with a purpose.
You can learn more about Rohan Murphy by visiting his website:http://www.rohanmurphy.com