When it comes to professional comparison, we have two choices.
We can indulge in the judge-and-be-judged framework by avoiding the work of other education professionals in order to protect our self-confidence.
Or we can embrace the learn-and-help-learn framework by engaging in professional comparison and building professional competence.
It’s a question of mindset.
Welcome to SPARKS: mini-segments intended to spark your thinking and ignite your practice. These short episodes are based on my written reflections, which you can find on the Teachers on Fire Magazine at Medium.com.
Read the blog post featured in this episode at https://medium.com/teachers-on-fire/embrace-professional-comparison-5639cb9491fd?source=friends_link&sk=ed4595f15b4c0e9df773862a40935c4e.
My name is Tim Cavey, and I’m proud to contribute to the education conversation through the Teachers on Fire podcast. Make sure to connect with me @TeachersOnFire on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to catch more from me and hear from amazing educators who are bringing growth and transformation to K-12 education today.
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