Click below to hear how to combat senioritis: I’ve saved the best for last! In episode 12 and episode 13 I shared tips for combating senioritis as it creeps up in our classrooms this year. If you missed those episodes, be sure to go back and listen. It is possible
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Click Below to Hear About Combating Senioritis Part 2: Fighting students for their attention is the last thing you want to do when combating Senioritis. The more choices we can provide for our students, the better our chances for finishing the year on a positive note and avoiding the symptoms
Click below to hear how to combat senioritis: As the weather starts changing and the days are getting longer, Spring Fever starts to set in. I call it Senioritis, and whether you teach seniors or not, this condition does not discriminate based on student age. To be perfectly honest, Senioritis
Click below to hear from Sam Holcomb of Engineer Does Education: This month we’ve been talking about how to manage multiple preps. If you are struggling to keep up with multiple preps and looking for ways to simplify your teaching life, you’ve got to check out episodes 8, 9, and
Having a substitute is a hard enough process as a teacher, but it is especially hard as a high school science teacher. Why?? Because you KNOW there is a less than 10% chance that your sub will actually have any training in the content you teach – let alone to the LEVEL with which you teach it.
Click below to hear how to manage grading: Balancing multiple preps can be one of the most challenging things for a secondary science teacher to do, but it is possible to simplify and reduce the stress of balancing multiple preps. Two of the biggest struggles for balancing multiple preps are
It’s that time of year. The weather starts changing, the days start getting longer, and your students start becoming absolutely stir crazy. Some call it spring fever – I call it senioritis. And regardless of if you teach seniors or not, this “disease” does not discriminate based on student age (although seniors seem to be the MOST affected – if you’ve ever taught seniors, once they receive college acceptance letters, it is borderline game over).
Click below to hear how to lesson plan: Being strategic with your time is always important for teachers who want to maximize their energy, but when you have 3 or more preps, it is more important than ever to be strategic so you can save time in every way possible.
Click below to hear about balancing multiple preps: How do you do all the things you want to do as a secondary science teacher while balancing multiple preps? I get it. You want to do it all and be it all, but you are only one person with so much
I don’t know if there are many jobs like teaching where it is actually HARDER to be out than it is to be there. Writing sub plans for secondary science teachers is almost always worse than powering through your dreaded seasonal allergies or actually making it to your bi-yearly dentist appointments.
Click below to hear how to make 1D lessons 3D: What’s the difference between a 1-Dimensional classroom and a 3-Dimensional classroom, and how does a 3D classroom benefit our students? That’s what we’re talking about in today’s episode. I’m interviewing my very first guest (yay!) and she is an expert
If you are a secondary science teacher, I can bet that you are probably pretty tired from all of the responsibilities that go into your job. It can be hard to come up with ways to engage students in your classroom that don’t require a TON of behind-the-scenes prep work on your end. But have no fear, I am here to share my FAVORITE no-prep student-centered activities with you.