Teach Like A Pirate
by Dave Burgess
A Pirate's Life for Me!
Content Passion: what are you passionate about teaching? Professional Passion: Within your profession, what are you passionate about? Personal Passion: Completely outside of your profession, what are you passionate about?
The secret to becoming a better teacher
completely give yourself up
full immersion creates intensity
"One hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the most skillful. Subduing the other's military without battle is the most skillfull." Sun Tzu
ASK AND ANALYZE
The law of attraction Design a system to capture ideas Make it easy Failure vs. Feedback
"Provide an uncommon experience for your students and they will reward you with an uncommon effort and attitude." Dave Burgess
The commitment to being "on" Put yourself in a powerful state and rock the house! Spread the virus; infect your lessons with enthusiasm
"Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." Mark Twain