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How to Feel Instantly More Confident as a New Teacher

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Welcome to Week #4 of the Beginning Teacher Training Series of the Year!

I am thrilled, to be with you this week because today, we are continuing our Beginning Teacher Training Series of the Year where each week, I am going to be sharing fresh, new content for you to guide and support you as you prepare for your first (or second, or third) year of teaching so you can feel fully prepared on that first morning and during that first week of school. Today, we are going to be talking all about How to Feel Instantly More Confident as a New Teacher.

This topic is especially close to my heart because when you ask to join my private Beginning Teacher Talk FB group, I ask you three questions before you’re admitted into the group, and one of those questions is, "Please tell me what you’re struggling with right now in your teaching. What can I help you with?" And one of the most common responses is that you’d love some help with feeling more confident as a new teacher.

So if you’re nodding your head and you’re thinking, "Yup, Lori, that’s me," you’re in for such a treat because what I’m going to share with you inside this episode can be completely life-changing, like it was for me when I first was exposed to these ideas.

So, grab your notebook and your favorite colored flair pen, get ready to take some serious notes because this one training can be a complete game changer, not only for your teaching life, but for your entire life when it comes to feeling more confident.

Inside this training, you'll learn:

  • What you can do right away to increase your confidence in teaching.
  • Why you’re really not feeling confident (it’s simpler than you might think).
  • Why failure and rejection hurt so deeply and how you can change that.

I really struggled with feeling confident in my first years of teaching, and I really wish someone had shared with me what you're going to learn today - so don't miss out on this special training, available only for a limited time. 

Also, if you want help with using affirmations to become more confident in your teaching life, be sure to download my FREE resource:


If you aren't already a part of our Beginning Teacher Talk FB group, click below to ask to join so you don't miss out on weekly contests, practical tips & great conversations over the next 8 weeks:

Prefer to watch this training instead of listening to the podcast?

I'll be premiering a brand new video training each week for 8 weeks on my Beginning Teacher Talk FB page. Just click here to like and follow my page so you don't miss out on any of the notifications as new trainings come available each week. This series will only be available for a limited time, so don't miss out (and attend live for your chance to win prizes)!

I hope to connect with you during my FB training, and remember, just because you're a beginning elementary teacher, there's no need for you to struggle like one - even during Covid.

πŸ’› Lori

Dr. Lori Friesen | Beginning Teacher Mentor

Creator of the R.E.A.D.Y. for School Academy, Dr. Lori Friesen has mentored thousands of beginning teachers across the country through her workshops and courses. Host of the popular podcast, Beginning Teacher Talk, and creator of the innovative literacy program for 1st and 2nd grade, Dogs Help Kids Read and Succeed, Dr. Lori is dedicated to serving educators and inspiring learners. Learn more at and at

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Related Episodes to Help Boost Self-Confidence:

Episode #041: How to Be Confident as a New Teacher

Episode #051: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Teachers



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