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The Teacher is the #1 Impactor (with Melody Hawkins)

Melody Hawkins (@MHawkinsEDU), the 2021 National University Teacher of the Year, shares her journey from a science background to becoming a teacher and leader, emphasizing the importance of teacher motivation, empathetic leadership, and social-emotional learning.

In this episode, Melody addresses:
– As a science facilitator, how she approaches building relationships and trust with other teachers.
– Strategies she recommends for school leaders to prioritize instructional leadership.
– How she incorporates social-emotional learning into her work with educators and community organizations.

For more on Harmony (SEL) Academy, visit:

Melody Hawkins, District Science Facilitator (TN)
Speaker & Consultant

X – MHawkinsEDU
IG – mhawkinsedu

Host: Thomas C. Murray
Director of Innovation
Future Ready Schools
Washington, DC
Twitter: @thomascmurray

Audio Credit: MB01GN29HGUXKKK

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