Click below to hear about working with difficult coworkers and admin: Working with difficult admin or difficult coworkers can make or break a teaching position. Last episode, my high school chemistry teacher Zach Matson joined us to talk all about dealing with difficult parents. He is joining us again today
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Click below to hear advice on dealing with difficult parents: Dealing with difficult parents can be one of the worst things about teaching secondary science. So many of us would love advice on how to handle challenging situations, what to say when issues arise, or how to stop taking things
Click below to hear how to ask for admin support: Admin support can completely make or break your job as a secondary science teacher. As high school science teachers, we have so much on our plates already – planning, prepping labs, grading, teaching how many preps, pressure from parents, etc.
Click below to hear how to evaluate your teaching contract: It’s contract season! Have you received your teaching contract for next year yet? If not, it will likely be coming soon and regardless of if you are staying or not, you may be feeling a lot of emotions. If you
Click below to hear about a teacher career change: You know I am always here to support you and want to see you thrive in the classroom! I know, however, that even with all the tips, advice, and resources I share, you may still be considering whether or not being
Click below to hear tips for teaching at a public school or private school: Are you unsure if you want to teach in a public school or a private school next year? In my experience, there are definitely differences between the two and pros and cons to both and
Click below to hear questions to ask yourself if you’re considering switching schools: Contract season is quickly approaching, meaning soon, you’ll have to decide if you will return to the same school next year or look for someplace new. If you’re unsure if you will sign or not, I want
Click below to hear how to re-engage students: Quarter three is a doozy! There is definitely an energy shift after winter break and both students and teachers feel it. Everyone is just drained. So how are we going to get through the rest of the school year and re-engage our
Click below to hear about teaching and ADHD: Students and teachers with ADHD have unique struggles and challenges when it comes to work and school tasks. Whether you are a teacher who has ADHD or you have students who have ADHD, understanding how different strategies may help can be incredibly
Click play to hear how to have a productive planning period: How are we supposed to have a work/life balance when we have a million things to do on a daily basis and a 45 minute (or 90 minute if you’re lucky!) planning time to get them all done? Finding
Click below to hear about rethinking demos: Many of us are looking ahead to the end of the school year because we are just burnt out. The last thing we want to think about is coming up with or preparing demos for our classes. I get it! That is one
Click below to hear about teaching with packets: It’s almost Valentine’s Day so I knew I needed to share with you all about love at first sight! It may be a bit cheesy, but when I was first introduced to teaching with packets, I knew it was love at first