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

Subscribe to the Teach 4 the Heart Podcast. 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 […]

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5 Common Back-to-School Mistakes Teachers Regret All Year

mistakes teachers make during back-to-school

It was sometime around October when my principal called me into his office & sat me down for a chat. “Do you know what’s happening behind your back?” he asked me. “You’ve got to muster all the authority you have and regain some control.”I’m pretty sure he could see the tears I was so desperately […]

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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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