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4 Simple Steps to Prevent Classroom Management Disaster

It can feel like you’re navigating a maze blindfolded while carrying a 100-pound backpack and getting hit with paintball pellets (Ouch!).I’m talking about classroom management – one the most challenging aspects of teaching today. I don’t know about you, but I don’t think my teaching program did a fair job of letting me know what I […]

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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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Becoming “This One Teacher”: How to Know You Are in the Right Profession

Are you struggling to make it to the end of the school year or feel like your life as a teacher is pure craziness? Do you sometimes even wonder if you are in the right profession?Recently, I went to a friend’s baby shower. I sat with a group of ladies making small talk and, naturally, […]

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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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