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Friday Fave: Brené Brown #daringclassrooms

Chances are you may be familiar with author Brené Brown. 

BreneBrown-MaileWilson-1Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston.   She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers:

The Gifts of Imperfection,

Daring Greatly,

Rising Strong,

Braving the Wilderness,

and her latest book, Dare to Lead.   

Brené's TED talk - The Power of Vulnerability - is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 35 million views. She is also the first researcher to have a filmed talk on Netflix. The Call to Courage special debuted on the streaming service on April 19, 2019.

I have read every one of  these books and I have also participated and completed her Daring Educator program.   As an educator I want to take a minute you give a little shout out share that the program is now being offered for free.

Safe_image.phpDare to Lead #daringclassrooms, a free companion program to Dare to Lead, developed specifically for K-12 (primary and secondary school) educators who are committed to courage-building in and outside the classroom.

Explore the Dare to Lead #daringclassrooms hub at

In this curriculum, individuals learn how to:

• Stay brave and constructive in tough conversations

• Give and receive meaningful feedback

• Foster deep engagement

• Build trust in teams

• Take more smart risks

• Extend generous assumptions to others

• Share bold ideas with confidence

• Reset after setbacks or failures

• Deal with conflict rather than avoiding it

• Facilitate accountability rather than turning to blame

• Lead through uncertainty

• Put values into practice

• Inspire and develop courage in others