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Series 1: Exceeding Expectations - Episodes 1 to 100

Series 2: Happy vs Flourishing - Episodes 1 to 25

Series 3: Habits & Health - Episodes 1 to ?

Sep 10, 2019

Joel Hawbaker is a teacher and public speaker and the skills he's learnt as a teacher have helped his speaking career and the skills he's learnt in his speaking have helped his teaching career.

Some of the topics discussed in this episode:

  • The rewarding feeling when a child gets a concept a teacher is explaining
  • What's the hardest part of school from the childs point of view?
  •  Helping kids see the connection between what they're doing in school and how they'll use that when they leave school
  • How teachers can help give kids a better school experience
  • The difference it makes to schoolchildren when they know their teachers care about them
  • The importance of compassion from teachers
  • How to help kids that are being bullied
  • Helping kids whose parents are divorcing
  • The downsides of social media for schools
  • How technology has changed the classroom
  • How world history relates to athletes
  • An example of how the exam process helped a former student get a job
  • How Joel's teaching experience helped his public speaking
  • Changing the energy in the classroom to keep the kids engaged
  • How playing soccer/football teaches kids life lessons
  • When coaching kids in soccer it's not about the trophies
  • Why adopting the mindset to exceed expectations helps you be a better person


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