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Today we are joined by Joe Flick, a passionate teacher transitioning from elementary to middle school math instruction in New York! Joe treats students as humans first, tailoring their academic goals around their individual needs and personalities. Not just that, he is also leveraging his math skills to revolutionize goal setting. Tune in to hear about his plans to empower his sixth graders to take charge of their learning and foster an environment where they can fearlessly make mistakes and grow.
The second half of our engaging conversation takes a deeper dive into education. Joe discusses practical strategies for meeting a diverse range of student needs and building fruitful relationships with colleagues. Anticipating the stress accompanying such a significant transition, we also touch upon the crucial importance of self-care and maintaining positivity. Joe's passionate commitment to pushing his students towards their potential and cultivating a growth-centric environment is truly inspiring. This conversation is a treasure trove of insights, whether you're an educator looking for effective goal-setting strategies or simply someone interested in the captivating realm of education.
Read Joe's Blog: CurriculumAssociates.com/blog/goal-setting-with-students
Listen to Jessica's Episode: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/69-transitioning-from-elementary-to-middle-with/id1495246793?i=1000551240418
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