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SEEing to Lead

Mar 7, 2022

Tamara Letter is a passionate educator from Mechanicsville, Virginia with 25 years of experience as an elementary teacher, differentiation specialist, technology integrator, and instructional coach. She received the R.E.B. Award for Teaching Excellence and is the author of A Passion for Kindness: Making the World a Better Place to Lead, Love, and Learn. She is also a mom of three and strives each day to make the world a better place.

Key Takeaways:

  • We are biologically made for acts of kindness.
  • Kindness has to be cultivated like any other habit.
  • Be purposeful about making people know they are valued.
  • Kindness Journals (things you see, get, and give) are fantastic for realizing and reflecting the role of kindness in our lives.
  • Kindness helps us go from good to great to fantastic.
  • It isn’t about toxic positivity or negativity. It’s about the act of being toxic.
  • The "four walls and a door" strategy.
  • Students and teachers must feel safe to expand their boundaries.


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