Inspiration

Inspiring stories from the education profession

 

  • Enter to win the WEAC Badger Ticket Giveaway!

    WEAC is partnering with the UW Badgers to celebrate Wisconsin Public School educators. Teachers and Education Support Professionals can nominate themselves, or anyone can nominate a deserving Wisconsin Public School educator to be recognized for a WEAC-Badger Outstanding Educator Award. Read More...
  • ‘Dear first-year teachers’: Listen to great advice from these veteran educators

    In this short video, veteran educators provide valuable – and inspirational – advice for first-year teachers who are about to enter the classroom, starting with “Welcome to the best profession EVER.” … “There’s so much that you’re not going to be prepared for, and that’s OK!” … “Believe in yourself and believe in the impact ...
  • Use intrinsic motivation, not gimmicks or rewards, to inspire students, Wisconsin’s 2017 Teacher of the Year writes

    Using gimmicks or rewards to get students to study or perform tasks can backfire by damaging their “innate intrinsic motivation,” Sun Prairie teacher Chris Gleason writes in a new Teacher Leader Voices blog posted this week at EdWeek.org. “I believe that we need to ‘work with’ kids and not ‘do things to’ them. We need to fan ...

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