The work of teachers does not stop at imparting knowledge; It goes beyond education.
They are more in charge than simple academic prosperity. They have a multifaceted role in the lives of students. And to be a good teacher, they need to learn to connect with their trainees and reach out to them on many levels because the best teachers are committed to the well-being of students both inside and outside the classroom.
By building strong relationships, teachers can influence every aspect of a student’s life, teaching them essential life lessons that will help them succeed beyond duties and standardized exams.
Although changing the lives of students is not always easy, it takes a great teacher to do so, some need extra pressure, some need a little guidance. To do all this, a teacher needs to be highly motivated and motivate students to develop themselves.
So, if you are an educator, looking for some serious inspiration and motivation to remember why you got into teaching and what approach you should take in the near future, then this post is just for you.
Here, we’ve listed some of the best inspirational and inspiring videos for teachers by amazing experts, leaders and educators.
What makes a good teacher great? | Azul Teronez | TEDxSantoDomingo
Check out this TEDx discussion by Azul Taronez, author of the best-selling book, The Art of Apprenticeship. He has trained teachers and school leaders from around the world in Spain, Chile, Canada, India, the United States and China.
In this talk, he discusses the importance of getting answers from the children themselves, to the question: What makes a good teacher great? For more than two decades, he has been asking children the same question and collected 26,000 responses from 8 different schools and samples emerged.
The best motivational speaker for teachers | Professional Development | Jeremy Anderson
Jeremy Anderson, a leading expert, author and one of the leading motivational speakers in the field of education, in this speech, sheds light on the challenges facing the child or teacher and how the teacher took advantage of the unique opportunity to change the child’s life forever.
Every child needs a champion Rita Pearson
Rita Pearson, a teacher for 40 years, in her speech, makes an enthusiastic appeal to all teachers to believe in their students and connect with them on a real, human and personal level.
Dalton Sherman keynote speech
Dalton Sherman, 9, captures the attention of 20,000 adults and holds them in the palm of his hand, with his inspiring and insightful speech, written by Dallas ISD spokesman John Dahlander and awarded to teachers and staff in the 2008 Dallas Texas School District.
Expect more from teaching: Deanna LeBlanc at TEDxUniversityofNevada
Diana LeBlanc was 2012 Teacher of the Year for the State of Nevada. In this talk, she discusses how teachers should expect more from themselves and those around them.
Teachers need real feedback
The speech by Bill Gates makes it clear that there is no way to improve teachers without feedback and training. They suggest that even great teachers can get better with smart feedback and create a program.
Because of the teacher (tribute to all who make a difference)
Watch the appreciation video of these teachers. This video sheds light on how to succeed through the guidance of their teachers.
Lily Eskelsen Garcia of NEA on what teachers do
Look, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, president of the National Education Association, explained the important work of public-school teachers at the Campaign for America’s Future Awards Gala on October 27, 2015 in Washington, where she received one of the organization’s Progressive Champion Awards.
Watch this video based on The Dot, by Peter H. in 2003. The book, written and illustrated by Reynolds, is about a girl named Vashti who discovers her artistic talent through her teacher’s unique approach.
Slammation: Taylor Mali – “What Teachers Do”
Watch this video based on Taylor Gardener’s poem “What Teachers Make”. He is an artist and teacher living in Brooklyn who has been teaching spoken word workshops around the world since 2000.
The heart of the teacher
Check out this video with a great collection of inspirational and motivational quotes for teachers.
Steve Spangler – How to be an amazing teacher
Steve Spangler teaches teachers and people in general, see how to create memorable learning experiences with interesting and eye-catching science demonstrations. Watch in Steve Action to show teachers how to be unique in interesting scientific demonstrations.
Hey teachers, do you have a favorite video that you watch to inspire yourself to be better tomorrow after so many days of teaching? Please share in the comments!
About the author
Author: Sania Khan
I am Sania Khan, copy-editor at EdTechReview – India’s leading edtech media. As part of the group, my goal is to spread awareness on the growing Adtech market by guiding all academic stakeholders on the latest and quality news, information and resources. A curious writer dedicated to excellence has been creating interesting but informative pieces playing with words since 2016.