Meet Nick ClementsB.S. in Exercise Science from Truman State UniversityM. Ed from Truman State UniversityCurrently in 1st year of teaching P.E./Health/Weight Training at Liberty High School (Lake St. Louis, MO.)Liberty High School Varsity Softball Coach (Lake St. Louis, MO.) (1 Year)Liberty High School Varsity Baseball Coach (Lake St. Louis, MO.) (1 Year)MOSHAPE 2019 Middle School P.E. Teacher of the YearPreviously taught P.E. at Wentzville Middle School (Wentzville, MO.) for 5 years# 35 – Positivity In PE – Feat. Nick ClementsTake on your teaching with energy and positivity! Don’t count down the days until school is over, instead make each and every day count. We bring on a Nick Clements, Shape Teacher Of The Year, to talk about how establishing relationships and changing your verbiage can go a long way to a happy and healthy career of teaching. Time Stamps: Part 1: Power Of Positivity Becoming A Teacher – Meet Nick Clements (00:00 – 5:13) From Energy Stems Relationship Building – What is in a name? (5:13 – 8:00)Preparing Kids For Life – Importance Of Establishing Relationships (8:00 – 10:10) $86,400 – Take Away $600 – Throw Away The Rest? (10:10 – 12:00) Change Your Verbiage – ‘Have To’ Or ‘Get To’ (12:00 – 14:40) Praise Loudly, Critique Softly (14:40 – 19:51)Applications of Positivity Outside Of Class (19:51 – 23:05) Part 2: Coaching and Teaching – Intertwined ProfessionsBest Coaches – Great Teachers (23:05 – 25:50) Winning and Losing – Be The Same Person and Coach Learning Opportunities (25:50 – 29:03) Don’t Count Down The Days – Make The Days Count (29:03 – 31:40) Check out more from the PLT4M blog and keep up the good work #InPursuitOfBetter (31:40 – 32:56) Here’s how to make sure you never miss an episode:Find and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, Spotify, and more! Rate & review us to tell us what you’re loving and help us to reach more listeners.Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay up to date on Chalk Talk updates. Use use #PLT4MChalkTalk to connect with us!Have an idea or topic you would like us to cover? Feel free to send us along a suggestion!