Category Archives for Academics (Teaching)

Setting Up Your Classroom: 9 Practical Things You May Not Have Thought Of

Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast. Getting your room ready for the school year can be extremely exciting. It’s also a whole lot of work. There are books to prepare, desks to arrange, decorations to create……The list seems never-ending. What we need to focus on most, though, is functionality. Yes, it’s great if […]

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The Teacher Success Roadmap

Come on, pull it together. If you lose your lunch meager breakfast in front of your class …. Well, that will be a doozy of a first impressionIt’s 5 till 8 on my first official day as a teacher, and I’m trying desperately to calm my nerves. But despite the cacophony of butterflies in my […]

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How to Flip Your Classroom: Your Biggest Questions Answered

Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast. We were only 30 seconds into class and I was already panicking.Where is their homework? Did none of them do it?Their empty desks taunted me, predicting the misery that was to follow.Nine.Out of 23 students, only 9 had their homework done.Not good.just slightly panickingI pushed down the […]

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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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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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Simple Solutions to Track Missing Work: End the Missing Work Confusion

Tracking & collecting missing work may just be the bane of many teachers’ existence. It can be so hard to keep everything straight & incredibly frustrating trying to hound students to get it turned in. Aside from simply throwing zero’s in the gradebook and moving on, there’s no simple solution. But I do have some tried-and-true […]

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