The Courageous Conversations Series: Welcome to My Bad with Jon Harper.  The show about how and what extraordinary educators learn by sharing their mistakes. We invite you to take the MYBad leadership challenge - Mess up, fess up, and share with us on My Bad.

I Realized Too Late That I Failed to Meet My Students' Needs

Jon Harper with Dean Shareski


I was managing my classroom according to my master plan and was pleased with the model. Regretfully, my students felt differently, but I didn't find out until it was too late.

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I Planned the Best Lesson Ever, My Students Hated It

Jon Harper with Mark Martin aka Urban Teacher


I was committed to being the best teacher possible, so I planned the best lesson ever. My students were not impressed. 

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My Ego Undermined My Ability to Learn and Grow

Jon Harper with Frederick "Rick" M. Hess


When my colleague disagreed with me, my ego took over. I missed a great opportunity to learn and grow.

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Moments in My Teaching Career I Wish I Could Take Back

Jon Harper with Pernille Ripp


It can be painful but instructive to think about some of the missteps we made in our careers in education.  Our guest shares a few she wishes she could erase and the lessons she learned from them.

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I Thought I Was a Better Teacher Than a Colleague, and I Expressed It

Jon Harper with Danny "Sunshine" Bauer


I felt contempt for one of my peers for some time.  One day I let those feelings show and learned a big lesson from the experience.

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