May 12, 2019

Marisa Thompson on Unlocking Student Potential and The Value of Small Moments with Students

Marissa Thompson is an inspiring educator. She cares deeply for her students and shares some fascinating words of encouragement for teachers. Marisa Thompson pioneers a perspective that our limitations are only temporary, and we can be unlimited teachers. Her blog is a source of wisdom on new methods of unlocking teacher, and student potential (https://www.unlimitedteacher.com/) Her leadership in high school, and at the University of San Diego are setting educators and students on fire, and seeking to unlock their own potential and remove the obstacles to reaching goals. She has found ways to incorporate successful strategies like interaction, creative seating, and activities from elementary school and adapted them to harness the creative power of high school and university students. 

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