Culture in the Classroom – Guest Beth Schmidtgall
Join Phil Boyte and his guest Beth Schmidtgall as they talk about creating a fantastic culture in the classroom. During this podcast, Beth shares ideas she has seen work well when building long lasting relationships with your students. She shares ideas such as “Raffle Friday,” hallway dance parties, and her “doorway flash quiz.” Let’s just say, this podcast will inspire you to have fun in your classroom while being intentional about building great culture.
A little about Beth:
Beth Schmidtgall was inspired to go into teaching by her own high school accounting teacher and is currently in her 18th year of inspiring others. She is a Golden Apple Scholar who graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a degree in Business Education and has a Master’s Degree from Northern Illinois University. Beth began her career at West Aurora High School but has spent most of her career at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, a school that boasts the largest Business Department in the state. Her regular teaching assignments include Accounting 1 and Honors Accounting 2 along with a very unique entrepreneurship class called Virtual Enterprise International. Beth is a fun and innovative teacher who is continually utilizing new teaching methods and instructional deliveries to provide the best experiences for her students.
Beth is an individual who approaches everything she does with strong passion, thought and enthusiasm. She has three children and a husband with whom she enjoys an active lifestyle that includes snow skiing, hiking, biking, and camping. She approaches life with a care free and faith filled focus.