Motivation for your Friday
Today I spoke at the ACSI conference in Colorado Springs, it was a great experience and I really enjoyed connecting with other educators and sharing some technology resources that they hadn’t seen before. (Wix site for conference)
The highlight of my day was hearing keynote speaker, Guy Doud. In one of the education courses that I took in college we watched the video about Guy Doud called “Molder of Dreams”. Guy was the 1986 National Teacher of the Year awarded by President Ronald Reagan. Listening to Guy today, it is clear that he deserved the title of National Teacher of the Year, but really, he has been Teacher of the Year many years to those whose lives he has reached through teaching. He is certainly an inspiration to me and reminded me exactly why it is that I started teaching. I encourage you to enjoy some of Guy’s motivation for your Friday. You can read Guy’s story here. You can also download an mp3 audio version (outstanding because you can hear his story the way he tells it…very funny!) If you are interested in Guy’s book, Molder of Dreams, or in his video, Molder of Dreams, check them out here. (VERY reasonably priced and believe me well worth every penny!) Do you have students in your classroom that reminds you of a young Guy Doud? What teachers in your life formed your life and the way that you teach and relate to students? Thank God for teachers like Guy Doud!