BeautyLink - Volume 9 Issue 2 - 9

Being a Student Makes
You the Best Educator
NEXT TIME IT RAINS, PUT a bucket outside and collect the water. Only-leave it. Check back every so often and

you'll find that the water doesn't quite look like water anymore. In fact, it's no longer transparent. It starts to pollute itself and collect bugs and debris. That's what happens to teachers when they stop learning. They get stale.
When a teacher goes into a class, the students need to see their excitement. When you really look at it,
teaching is unlike any other job out there. If you work in an office, you might have an hour to yourself before
a late-morning meeting-a chance to collect yourself, read your emails and wake up. Teachers are "on"
immediately. When those students walk in the door, it's up to them to teach, entertain and answer questions.
I meet with educators on a regular basis. Sometimes I'm just an ear to hear personal venting, but many
times I'm privileged to get a room full of eager students who all happen to be educators. I'm in awe when I
see people who've been teaching for 20 years wanting to learn new delivery styles, how to teach to various
age groups, how to adapt lesson plans to different learner styles and other methodology-type training. Great
teachers know when they need to be the student.

WHY IT'S IMPORTANT FOR EDUCATORS TO KEEP LEARNING

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* Motivation. Watch a TED talk when you get home,
read an inspirational book or find a local/national
conference-but you need to be doing something
to build your motivation. It's tough to motivate a
classroom full of people day after day. Isn't it possible that you need the same?
* Networking. Sometimes you may feel like you're
on an island-but you're not. I chair an educator's
alliance where we plan several events throughout
the year. It's amazing how I see the same individuals in attendance year after year. I often think they
should be teaching me. But I know why they're there.
Yes, it's to learn something new, but for the most
part they want the connection of other educators.
They want to know that someone across the country
is also having a hard time with attendance. They
want to know that this career is important and that
others care as much as them.
* Technology is moving fast. I remember when the
flipchart replaced the chalkboard, when the whiteboard replaced the flipchart, when the overhead
replaced the whiteboard and when Power Point

replaced the overhead. Your students are on social
media and smart phones-how are you connecting
to them? Figuring out how to use technology in the
classroom has to be learned. Don't use your ignorance as an excuse. You owe it to your students to
stay up on current trends.
* Leadership and business skills. You don't have
to teach accounting to know the importance of
balancing a checkbook. You already have a job, so
why learn how to build a resume in the 21st century?
Brushing up on life skills is important when you're
a mentor to students. You're molding the minds of
future professionals. Don't short them by only teaching to the textbook. Being well-rounded in multiple
areas will help you answer questions effectively.
* World events. If you're in fashion, you need to
know what's coming. If you're in politics, you need
to know what boycotts took place this past weekend.
Educators need to know what's new and happening
in the field they teach. Know what the job market is,
the different career paths your students can make
and current news that could impact that trade.

CAROL WOODARD

CEA CHAIR

BE AUT YLIN K | ENH ANCI NG EDUCAT IO N | 20 1 7 |

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BeautyLink - Volume 9 Issue 2

Message from the AACS President and CEA Chair
And Then There's Compliance: How Much Does it Cost?
Going the Extra Mile in Employment Verification
AACS 2017 New Directions
Workings of Washington: President Trump's First Budget
Creating Efficient Communication in Education
The Feedback Loop and its Influence on Assessment Design
Voices From The Classroom
How to Create a Powerful Presentation
Beauty Changes Lives
People & Places
New Products & Services
Associate Member Profiles: Education
New School Members
Upcoming 2017 Events
Index to Advertisers
Advertiser
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BeautyLink - Volume 9 Issue 2 - And Then There's Compliance: How Much Does it Cost?
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BeautyLink - Volume 9 Issue 2 - AACS 2017 New Directions
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BeautyLink - Volume 9 Issue 2 - Workings of Washington: President Trump's First Budget
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BeautyLink - Volume 9 Issue 2 - Beauty Changes Lives
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