Category Archives for Teaching

How to Calm the Chaos in Your Classroom

August always feels like a month of Sundays.And on one of those mid-August days filled with anxiety and anticipation about the upcoming school year I stumbled over the verse that has become my mantra this year. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to […]

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9 Ways to Help Failing Students

how teachers can help a student who is failing

0 shares Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast. Please, not again! You’re starting to panic (just a little) as you grade Veronica’s latest test. She’s been struggling, but has been making some progress, and you’re desperately hoping this test reflects that. But it doesn’t look like this paper is getting a smiley face. Instead, […]

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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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