The Art of Inspiring Students


The Artistic Christian

“Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda


“Much to learn, you still have.” – Yoda



Today marks the first day of school for my English students and me. Countless teachers are pinching themselves, thinking, “Was summer break just something I dreamed?” and countless students are mourning the loss of their unlimited video game time. But foremost on a teacher’s mind is the big question in education: ”How will I inspire my students this year?”



In my years of teaching I’ve discovered a simple way to ensure that your students will leave your classroom feeling energized, inspired, and motivated to learn. I call it The Fun Principle, and here it is:

Your students will only have as much fun as youhave.



If material bores you to tears, then I can promise you the students will feel the same way. On the other hand, if you…

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