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HEART!

This inspiring resource presents the concept of a heartprint—the distinctive impression that an educator’s heart leaves on students and colleagues during his or her professional career. The author writes in a conversational, humorous manner as he offers his own anecdotes and reflections to help readers uncover their professional impact and foster productive, heart-centered classrooms and schools.

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  • Examine five unique HEART aspects of your professional life: Happiness, Engagement, Alliances, Risk, and Thought.
  • Reflect on your professional journey and discover your distinctive heartprint on your students and colleagues.
  • Gain wisdom and inspirational insights for your work life from Dr. Kanold as well as dozens of thought leaders and researchers inside and outside of the educational profession.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to connect your professional life to each chapter and embed your personal and professional story into the book.
  • Use the book as part of a professional group book study with your colleagues and friends at your school.
  • Connect and reconnect to the emotion, passion, energy, growth, and collaborative intimacy expected when you choose to become part of the education profession.

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Table of Contents

PART 1: DEVELOPING HEART—H Is for Happiness

Chapter 1: The Happiness Dilemma
Chapter 2: The Happiness-Passion Connection
Chapter 3: What’s Love Got to Do With It?
Chapter 4: Got Compassion? Check!
Chapter 5: Wanted: Persons of Positive Character and Hope
Chapter 6: The Joy-Gratitude-Stability Connection
Chapter 7: Why Should We Weep?
Final Thoughts: The World Happiness Report

PART 2: DEVELOPING HEART—E Is for Engagement

Chapter 8: Full Engagement Not Ahead
Chapter 9: Getting Engaged!
Chapter 10: It’s Energy, Not Time
Chapter 11: Name That Energy Quadrant
Chapter 12: Avoiding the Quadrant III Drift
Chapter 13: Quadrant II Time Required
Chapter 14: Grit: Deliberate Daily Practice
Final Thoughts: The MTXE Perspective

PART 3: DEVELOPING HEART—A Is for Alliances

Chapter 15: The Primary Purposes of Collaboration
Chapter 16: PLCs: Serving the Greater Good
Chapter 17: Oh, the Inequity Places We’ll Go!
Chapter 18: Reduce Our Professional Noise
Chapter 19: Relational Intelligence Required
Chapter 20: What Are Those Black Boxes?
Chapter 21: Celebration: Making Above and Beyond the Norm the Norm
Final Thoughts: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

PART 4: DEVELOPING HEART—R Is for Risk

Chapter 22: What’s in a Goal?
Chapter 23: Shared Purpose: Each and Every Child Can Learn
Chapter 24: Results or Persons?
Chapter 25: The Risk-Vision Dependency
Chapter 26: Build Trust the Millennial Way
Chapter 27: Fixed or Growth Mindset?
Chapter 28: Warning: Entropy Ahead!
Final Thoughts: A Sense of Urgency

PART 5: DEVELOPING HEART—T Is for Thought

Chapter 29: Your Great Adventure!
Chapter 30: Your Voice of Wisdom
Chapter 31: Clean Up the Climate
Chapter 32: Become a Feedback Fanatic
Chapter 33: Yours, Mine, and Ours
Final Thoughts: Hold the Mayo!

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  • Boogren, T. H. (2018). The Beginning Teacher’s Field Guide: Embarking on Your First Years. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Boogren, T. H. (2018). Take Time For You: Self-Care Action Plans for Educators. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Kanold, T. D. (2011). The Five Disciplines of PLC Leaders. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
  • Kanold, T. D. (2017). HEART!: Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.

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