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Prof. Joe has written more than 150 articles for more than a dozen print and on-line publications, including Teachers.net, Empower Magazine, IMDiversity.com, and Student Leader Magazine. Here are some of his most requested articles for new teachers, including some from a few of his friends. Enjoy!

 

Teach Outside Your Comfort Zone

by Professor Joe Martin

 

It was the middle of the school year, and I was going through a rough stretch when it seemed like nothing I tried was working with one particular class I taught. I must note that although I wasn’t a beginning teacher, I was still considered a new teacher with less than three years experience.

I found myself complaining to a colleague who always seemed to possess a positive attitude no matter what the circumstances. I told him that I felt very uncomfortable about the progress of my class, and many of them seemed to be lacking the necessary basic skills to master the subject matter.

He proceeded to share a simple philosophy that has transformed, not only my teaching career, but my personal life as well. He suggested that having a challenging class like the one I had was a blessing more so than a burden. He asked me, “Has this class made you more or less creative?”

Of course, I said, “more.” He asked, “Has this class caused you to be more or less resourceful?” Again, I replied, “more.” He continued, “Has this class led you to pray more or less?” And of course, I laughed and said, “more.” And then he made his point.

 

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