James Ryan, the Dean of the Harvard School of Education, recently gave this speech to graduates: The Five Essential Questions for Teachers. I'm going to be using it in my PD trainings for teachers this year. See what you think: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW0NguMGIbE
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One of my favorites.. Being first doesn't always matter- but finishing the race does-furthermore- how can we be there for others in times of struggle. THe Derek Redmond Story (There are many on YouTube- and picking one that fits the mood of your presentation would be good). I use this to talk about preserverence and what that word means. It is not success- it is working through struggle.
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