All Posts by Linda Kardamis

8 Reasons You’re Feeling Discouraged as a Teacher (and how to overcome them)

Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast. “Teacher, YOU Have Got This!”This was the subject line of an email that popped up while I was wracking my brain (unsuccessfully) to come up with an interesting way to start this article.Since I wasn’t getting anywhere anyhow, of course I stopped and read the email, which […]

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What to Do When You’re Losing Your Voice

what a teacher can do when they're lost their voice

Listen to this episode: Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast You’ve got 25 rambunctious students just returning from lunch and the best your poor voice can muster is a desperate whisper. Not good. You’ve lost your voice and you’ll do just about anything to get it back! I went through a nasty stretch […]

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How to Make Homework Valuable & Hold Students Accountable

how teachers can manage homework, make homework valuable, and hold students accountable for homework

Click here for more information about the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast I stared in amazement and more than a bit of frustration at the crumpled, ripped half sheet of computer paper with 10 random answer scrawled on it. This was “Greg’s” homework. Or rather, it was supposed to be. At least Greg had turned something in, […]

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How to Deal With a Difficult Administrator

how teacher can respond to difficult administrator or principal

You may have thought that your administrator has it in for you, but have you ever had an administrator who’s literally out to get you? As in, actually trying to kill you? Well, that’s what “Carl” was dealing with. He had been nothing but loyal, dedicated, and passionate. But his administrator became jealous and started plotting […]

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