What to Buy to Conquer the Chaos and Find Small Equipment Bliss
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What to Buy to Conquer the Chaos and Find Small Equipment Bliss

TUNE IN: APPLE PODCASTS | STITCHER | SPOTIFY When I first started teaching, I found myself in a similar situation as Ryan, a physics and engineering teacher. I had inherited a stockroom filled with a mishmash of untouched items from the previous teacher’s 15-year tenure. It felt like I had stumbled upon a drafting museum! (Pretty sure the previous teacher…

Top 10 Tips for Teachers: Lessons Learned from Using an LMS for Over a Decade
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Top 10 Tips for Teachers: Lessons Learned from Using an LMS for Over a Decade

TUNE IN: APPLE PODCASTS | STITCHER | SPOTIFY Are you using an LMS or considering using one, but feeling overwhelmed by all the possibilities? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! As a secondary teacher who has been using an LMS for over a decade, I have learned some valuable lessons that I want to share with you. Whether you’re diving…

The Unexpected Challenges of Being a Teacher Mom and How to Overcome Them
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The Unexpected Challenges of Being a Teacher Mom and How to Overcome Them

TUNE IN: APPLE PODCASTS | STITCHER | SPOTIFY As a teacher and a mom, I know firsthand the struggles that come with balancing a career and raising children. It’s a challenge that requires constant effort, juggling priorities, and making tough decisions. But in my experience, it’s also a rewarding journey. In this post, I want to talk about three unexpected…

Maximizing Efficiency: How to Unleash the Power of Batching as a Teacher
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Maximizing Efficiency: How to Unleash the Power of Batching as a Teacher

TUNE IN: APPLE PODCASTS | STITCHER | SPOTIFY Have you ever heard of batching as a teacher? It’s a game-changing technique where you tackle similar tasks all at once, just like an assembly line. And let me tell you, it’s a secret weapon for boosting efficiency! Today, we’re diving deep into the world of batching as a teacher. Getting Started…

Planning and Preparing to Teach a New Course: Simplifying the Process
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Planning and Preparing to Teach a New Course: Simplifying the Process

TUNE IN: APPLE PODCASTS | STITCHER | SPOTIFY Are you gearing up to teach a shiny new class next year? Maybe it’s a brand new program or course that’s in high demand. As a multiple prep teacher, especially if you are an elective teacher like a CTE teacher, you often find yourself adding more preps. Sooner or later, you’re going…

Professional Development 2.0: Making the Most of Online Learning
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Professional Development 2.0: Making the Most of Online Learning

TUNE IN: APPLE PODCASTS | STITCHER | SPOTIFY Gone are the days of one size fits all professional development. It’s a little ironic because even today, many schools and districts still follow that approach. But, with the rise of online learning, the landscape of professional development has transformed. In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits and opportunities of online…