Have you ever said, “I’m running on empty?” Did you ever stop and think that maybe this was literal when you were using it in a figurative way? Science has shown that we have a finite amount of cognitive capacity each day. In other words, we essentially have a battery that keeps us going. 

Thankfully, it’s rechargeable. But it is up to us to make sure that we are starting each day with a fully charged battery. And as educators, our role goes beyond making sure our battery is charged. We must make sure that our students and parents are working with a fully charged battery as well.

That’s the foundation to the best-selling book #FullyCharged. In the book, co-authors Julie Adams, PJ Caposey, and Rosa Isiah offer over 140 Battery Charging Maslow & Bloom Strategies for Students, Parents, and Staff.

The book is divided into two sections: Maslow and Bloom, so it only makes sense to offer this episode in two parts. Today Julie Adams joins Anchored in Education to talk more about how we can better meet the Maslow needs of students, parents, and staff.

About Julie

Julie Adams is a Nationally Board Certified Teacher, Educator of the Year, and a highly-respected international consultant who has trained hundreds of thousands around the world in the science and strategies that skyrocket personal and professional success.

Mrs. Adams taught for 14 years in kindergarten-graduate school throughout California and she has nearly 20 years experience in the corporate sector as the Founder and CEO of Adams Educational Consulting, the Founder and CEO of MB Enterprise, and inventor and CEO of Sticky Shox.

She and her consulting team provide on-site and online training, and coach and mentoring to leaders in both the public and private sectors, educators, athletes, and parents.

She specializes in neuroscience, mental health and welness, system efficiency, digital and instructional leadership, positive culture, social-emotional learning, and best practices for literacy, critical thinking, and engagement.

Julie is a fierce advocate for education, job training, and health and wellness, and has developed curricula, trained educators and leaders, and increased educational opportunities in some of the most remote areas of the world. She partnered with Sue Enquist, UCLA Softball 11x National Champion and Hall of Fame Coach, to create ONE Softball’s Six Minutes to Excellence program for athletes, families, and coaches, and she advises state departments of education and universities on best practices for achievement and instructional design.

Organizations seek her training and coaching in Maslow and Bloom principles to maximize efficiency, resiliency, positivity, and productivity.

Her humor and expertise make her a popular Keynote speaker at conferences across the country and around the world including China, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Canada.

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