Guest Post by Alexes M. Terry

I'm a folks individual. If you've interacted with me on any degree, you understand that I really like being round folks and giving to folks–particularly my “people”. One of the issues I really like about educating and the sphere of Education is connecting with folks and the best way educators associate with each other to create significant studying experiences and alternatives for college students. When I used to be a classroom trainer, I appeared ahead to weekly PLCs the place I may associate with my “people” to create thrilling classes and studying experiences for college students. I've attended {many professional} developments that had been superb alternatives for progress. But, none of them can evaluate to the expansion that I've skilled partnering with my staff and fellow classroom lecturers. Yeah, I’m going to say it once more…my “people”!

Connecting With My People

I’m a folks individual. If you’ve interacted with me on any degree, you understand that I really like being round folks and giving to folks–particularly my “people”. One of the issues I really like about educating and the sphere of Education is connecting with folks and the best way educators associate with each other to create significant studying experiences and alternatives for college students. When I used to be a classroom trainer, I appeared ahead to weekly PLCs the place I may associate with my “people” to create thrilling classes and studying experiences for college students. I’ve attended {many professional} developments that had been superb alternatives for progress. But, none of them can evaluate to the expansion that I’ve skilled partnering with my staff and fellow classroom lecturers. Yeah, I’m going to say it once more…my “people”!

I LOVE being round lecturers! I really like studying with my fellow lecturers, studying from my fellow lecturers, and–most significantly–serving to fellow lecturers develop in all areas of the career. When lecturers develop, college students are the beneficiaries of the seeds that had been planted in our hearts and thoughts. When we study one thing new and keen to strive one thing new, we create extra alternatives for our college students to develop and thrive. When I absolutely started to know the consequences of me looking for each alternative to develop and assist develop others, I  start to view the best way I linked with different educators in another way. No matter who you might be, whenever you are available contact with me whether or not it’s face-to-face or just about, I need you to know that you’re certainly one of my “people” and I need you to win. Because, whenever you win, your college students win and that’s what it’s all about. 

No matter who you might be, whenever you are available contact with me whether or not it’s face-to-face or just about, I need you to know that you’re certainly one of my “people” and I need you to win.

Alexes M. Terry

TwstED Teaching YouTube For My People

In August of 2017, I began TwistED Teaching Consulting Company as a result of I needed to assist educators in “twisting the way teaching and learning” occurs of their lecture rooms by culturally related, culturally responsive, participating, and practical studying alternatives designed to fulfill the various wants of scholars. In 2020, I launched my first e book REAL LOVE as a result of I needed to assist educators domesticate the mindset vital for culturally related, or culturally responsive, educating and equip them with the instruments, vital to achieve all college students, however most significantly–our most susceptible college students. Now, in an effort to proceed increasing my attain and assembly my folks the place they’re, YouTube has develop into my new method of connecting with, reaching, and rising “my people”.  As an extension of the work that I do with TwistED Teaching, my YouTube channel–TwistED Teaching– has allowed me to serve and assist my “people” at any time when and wherever they’re and that’s what I really like probably the most. Now, greater than ever, we want our “people” who’re dedicated to connecting with us, being there for us, and bringing out one of the best in us and YouTube is permitting me to do that for each educator who hits subscribe.  

Creating a YouTube channel has develop into my new method of connecting with different educators, and studying from different educators. While new persons are discovering me, I’m additionally discovering new folks in addition to new and thrilling methods to fulfill the wants of my college students–who’re my most vital “people”– and make studying enjoyable. I need to admit, this journey was initially intimidating however the progress and assist that has come from it had been price placing myself on the market. Most importantly, I’m modeling for my college students’ vulnerability and the way social media is usually a highly effective device to make significant connections with, and provides your abilities and items to, your “people”; My “people” simply so occur to be my fellow lecturers. Who are yours? 

About the Author

I'm a folks individual. If you've interacted with me on any degree, you understand that I really like being round folks and giving to folks–particularly my “people”. One of the issues I really like about educating and the sphere of Education is connecting with folks and the best way educators associate with each other to create significant studying experiences and alternatives for college students. When I used to be a classroom trainer, I appeared ahead to weekly PLCs the place I may associate with my “people” to create thrilling classes and studying experiences for college students. I've attended {many professional} developments that had been superb alternatives for progress. But, none of them can evaluate to the expansion that I've skilled partnering with my staff and fellow classroom lecturers. Yeah, I’m going to say it once more…my “people”!
Alexes M. Terry

Alexes M. Terry is a spouse, mother, educator, and founding father of TwistED Teaching Educational Consulting Company. She can be a doctoral pupil, pursuing a Ph.D. in Urban Education, and the writer of REAL LOVE: Strategies for Reaching Students When The See No Way Out which was impressed by her ardour for supporting educators in utilizing Culturally Relevant methods to create equitable studying experiences and alternatives for all college students. Being a mother of 4, she is at all times on the go (on the trampoline and taking part in soccer) however you may sustain with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. If you’re on the lookout for methods to “twist” the best way educating and studying occurs in your classroom or faculty, you may subscribe to Alexes’ e-newsletter or YouTube channel for weekly methods and assets on creating culturally related studying areas that see all college students, educate all college students, and empower all college students.