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Get Ready for a Passion-Driven Conversation!

Get Ready for a Passion-Driven Conversation!

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash What happens when a small group of passionate people get together to talk about what they feel most passionate about? If you believe Margaret Mead, they can change the world! Well, hang on, becuase we are getting ready to do...

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Georgia On My Mind: Resources Shared at #GaETC2015

Georgia On My Mind: Resources Shared at #GaETC2015

I had the honor of speaking at #GaETC in Atlanta, GA today. What an audience!!! Below you will find the resources I shared. I look forward to continuing the conversation! Contact me at AngelaMaiers@gmail.com My standard presentation on "Mattering IS the Agenda"

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Genius Matters: 30 Lessons That Liberate Genius

Genius Matters: 30 Lessons That Liberate Genius

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash I have spent my whole career in the presence of genius; surrounded by teachers, leaders and students. Nothing excites me more than seeing someone fiercely own their genius after realizing the world needs their particular...

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Genius Hour: An Apprenticeship to Citizenship

Genius Hour: An Apprenticeship to Citizenship

Photo by Enric Moreu on Unsplash “Let’s change the world!!” What do you think when you hear those words? More importantly, what do your students think? For most, “Let’s change the world” is a mere slogan, or a battle cry that gets the heart racing and blood flowing....

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Questions to help you Heart Map

Questions to help you Heart Map

Photo by Pin Adventure Map on Unsplash An important aspect of choosing to matter is discovering what you are most passionate about; what you are willing to commit to. If we are going to change the world and ask others to do the same, then we need to find and...

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Explaining Personal Branding to Students

You are a brand, this is not something many of us as adults understand, because of that it is most likely a conversation we are not having with our students but need to have! This video explains that our brand is our story and our stories matter. Not only that you...

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Every Workplace Needs a YOU MATTER Cart

Every Workplace Needs a YOU MATTER Cart

Photo by Karsten Winegeart on Unsplash A few years ago, Darcy Neymeyer, a school counselor at Villas Elementary in Fort Myers, Florida, shared photos of their novel concept: a “You Matter Cart.” Stacked with recently donated foods and drinks to be distributed to all...

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Every Student is a Masterpiece

Every Student is a Masterpiece

Photo by Tushar Rathour on Unsplash A few years ago, we took Choose2Matter LIVE to the Estherville Lincoln Central School District in northwest Iowa. It was an incredible two days in a very special place, with remarkable, brave leaders and students who astounded me in...

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