The Power of a Personal Philosophy
I've blogged before on personal branding - if you haven't read it please do. As I was creating this website I had to think about my personal philosophy. Most educators at some point reflect on their educational philosophy. It's important because it helps guide how you approach teaching and learning, but I think it's worthwhile to think more broadly. Here's a neat article that goes over some of the points below [ehow link]:
What might this look like?
Words that embody what I am about: hard work, achievement, mentoring, sharing, giving, life-long learning, being involved, paying it foreward.
Check out my Landing page to see how I did. For those who are embarking on creating their own websites here's some tips on what your landing page should look like [article link]
Having a powerful personal philosophy will help align your actions with your values. Everything you do should come back to "what am I about?". If you can distill this into one word - even better! I am still reflecting on my one word - as a Meducator I think it will also have to work as an acronym :)
As CLinician educator
This is where I share my experiences as a clinician educator.