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3 "Low Prep" Ways to Build Connection in your Classroom

Posted by Joe Beckman on Thu, Oct 5, 2017 @ 09:10 AM

“OMG!”

“LOL!”

“BFF!... 4-EVA

3 letter acronyms (along with selfie’s, snapchats, and poop emoji’s)                                are taking over the world.  

Instead of running from this phenomenon, I’ve decided to add my contribution to the mix.

“BCQ!”    Build. Connection. Quickly. Let me explain…

When I’m speaking to students in schools, (schools just like your schools) many days I’ll ask…

“How many of you, when you heard you were coming down to the auditorium to hear a ‘motivational speaker,’ thought to yourself, ‘this is going to be the longest 45 min’s of my life?’”

Nearly every hand shoots up in the air.  It’s like I’m at an auction and EVERYONE is bidding.

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