11 Kanye West Tweets To Live and Teach By – Ep. 033

#1. Dream Big I’ve always had a desire to do things people wouldn’t even think to do — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 24, 2018 #2.  Trust Your Intuition Don’t follow crowds. Follow the innate feelings inside of you. Do what you feel not what you think. Thoughts have been placed in our heads to make everyone assimilate. Follow what you feel. — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 18, 2018 #3. Live in the Moment Be here now. Be in the moment. The now is the greatest moment of our lives and it just keeps getting better. The bad parts the boring … Read More

How to Develop Intuition: The Missing Piece in Education – Interview with Alexander Juan Antonio Cortes – Ep. 032

Are we raising kids who are prepared for an unpredictable and changing world?  We tell children to follow their heart and go with their their gut, but are we giving kids the tools to even listen? Intuition can’t be taught from a textbook but it can be developed in the classroom. And while this is an area that gets little attention in our education system, it will be getting all the attention it deserves on this week’s episode of the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast with special guest Alexander Juan Antonio Cortes. On this week’s episode, Alexander shares his incredible wisdom … Read More

Becoming the Black Mr. Rogers – Interview with Mr. Dwayne Reed – Ep. 031

Meet the Black Mr. Rogers! Mr. Dwayne Reed, a first year teacher on the West Side of Chicago, has already made a profound impact on so many students and teachers around the world. And he does so by bringing the positivity, freedom, and cool vibes of being a kid into every lesson in the classroom!  Sounds like Mr. Rogers to me! On this episode of the Punk Rock Preschool Podcast, Mr. Reed will give you all of the tips and strategies to generate excitement and build great relationships with your students. Mr. Reed is a first-year teacher but it feels like … Read More

The Growth Mindset Playbook – Interview with Annie Brock, Author of The Growth Mindset Coach and The Growth Mindset Playbook – Ep. 030

Do you want the playbook to unlock your student’s full potential? Lucky for you, today’s guest is Annie Brock who literally wrote the book on growth mindset in the classroom! She actually wrote multiple books on growth mindset! In this episode, Annie shares incredible strategies and research to help you bring growth mindset into your classroom and into your students’ lives! A fixed mindset is the belief that talents, skills, and abilities cannot be developed; that they are fixed and set in stone at birth. Fixed mindset people think that they are either born with a talent, or they are … Read More

How to Teach Artistically: The Art of Transformation – Interview with Enrique Feldman, Author, Artist, and Speaker – Ep. 029

Teaching is an art form. When you live and teach artistically, magical things will happen in your classroom. Today’s guest is Enrique Feldman, an artist, author, conductor, singer, speaker, composer, musician, and educator. Enrique’s approach to learning is so unique, inspiring, and up-lifting because he gives us tools and mindsets to bring joyful curiosity back into the landscape of education. Listen here to learn about Enrique and his journey in inspiring children and adults around the world. Enrique lives his life artistically and he gives us the tools to do the same. Living artistically means living like a child, embracing … Read More