How to Make a Difference as a New Teacher: Kay Bennett`s Story

One of the reasons that I like social media so much is because of the connections I have made with thousands of English language teachers all over the world. This includes you!  I believe that we all share the same desire which is to help our students learn (no matter where we live or where our students live if you are an online teacher).

Over the holidays, I caught up on some reading which included an article by Emily Esfahani Smith, author of The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters  http://amzn.to/2hOArly and Jennifer Aaker, Professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  

Their piece entitled "In 2017, Pursue Meaning instead of Happiness" http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2016/12/in-2017-pursue-meaning-instead-of-happiness.html  includes data from a survey of over 2 million people in more than 500 jobs. According to the survey, teachers (as well as clergy and surgeons)  find the most...

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