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If I was interviewing for teaching staff…

Recently I was chatting to a principal about what we would look for in potential staff members if we had the opportunity to build a school from scratch. I scribbled down some notes, and later copied them onto my Tablet. I tweeted it out on my #DoodlesByDan tag and within about 2 hours it had […]

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What do we lose when everyone wins?

We won’t grow resilient kids if we only talk about resilience. Kids need to experience struggle, setbacks and failure if they are going to develop the skillset and mindset to be resilient. If a child only ever experiences success, then we as adults have failed. This is the topic of my latest #OffCampus segment for […]

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Do we need to re-think Gifted & Talented in school?

How to split a room of educators. Bring up “Gifted & Talented” #DansGuideToSpeaking — Dan Haesler (@danhaesler) June 14, 2014 Over the last couple of months I’ve been speaking around Australia about the need to understand the impact feedback has on an individual’s belief about their potential or need to learn. The source code for the talk […]

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