Teacherscribe’s Teaching Tip #52
This summer I found several books stashed in my home mailbox. The person left a very nice note about my passion for teaching. The person had listened to the author talk a few days earlier and was now giving me some of his books.
The first one is Passion! 8 Steps to Find Yours.
Try a Bunch of Stuff – Guy Kawasaki calls this “plant a thousand seeds.” Instead of putting all of your time and effort into just ONE project and then spend all of your energy developing it or pitching it to others, start a lot of projects and seeing which ones take off or which ones appeal most to you.
Our students today are so blessed to be able to do this easily. When I grew up in RLF in the late 1980’s, in the fall there was pretty much one thing to do: football. Now, luckily, that matched up well with a passion of mine. But that wasn’t true for many others.