How to Get a Teaching Job During COVID-19

How to Get a Teaching Job During COVID-19

A few years ago I made a video on how to reach out to schools when no one is calling you back about a job by strategically visiting the school just to shake hands with the principal. That's more difficult to do during a pandemic. (more…)
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Top 10 Classroom Management Tips in 10 Minutes

Top 10 Classroom Management Tips in 10 Minutes

Classroom management is probably one of the biggest struggles for teachers and a huge reason folks leave the profession. I thought it'd be helpful to share 10 of my classroom management tips that have helped form a positive classroom culture in my classes. https://youtu.be/u8kUwpO3ucw 📝To get the Hall Refocus Form emailed to you, CLICK HERE.🚪For ideas for greeting students creatively, CLICK HERE.🗣For tips for a talkative classroom, CLICK HERE.🏫For another classroom management video of mine, CLICK HERE. What's your top classroom management tip?
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4 Hour [Teacher] Workweek? | Best Business Books To Influence Your Teaching

4 Hour [Teacher] Workweek? | Best Business Books To Influence Your Teaching

In this video, I explore some of the principles of I learned from Tim Ferriss' 4 Hour Workweek in my classroom, particularly 'elimination' and 'automation.' What are things I can just STOP doing?What are things I can AUTOMATE by having someone else do it (a student) or technology do it for me? Spoiler alert…I still work more than 4 hours ;) https://youtu.be/PuycAhe9jLc Resources mentioned: 💸Classroom economy resources⏱4 Hour Workweek | Tim Ferriss📝Writing in math class➗Khan Academy online math exercises🤳Remind text reminders🎧Tim Ferriss Show podcast🥩Books & Beef Jerky Instagram🏫My teacher Instagram
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Answering The Web’s Most Searched Questions About Teaching

Answering The Web’s Most Searched Questions About Teaching

In this video, I answer the web's most searched questions about teaching. I stole this idea from One Happy Classroom who stole it from Wired Magazine. https://youtu.be/kfNGkqn6bNw 😁One Happy Classroom - https://youtu.be/fYQ1LGemQoY 🖥Wired - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLibNZv5Zd0dwjZFCTVZ8QdKq194CkwXjo 🌮My love for breakfast tacos - https://youtu.be/cQEk-c0cwB0 📋Jennifer Gonzalez podcast on better rubrics - https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/rubric-repair/ 💸My summer side hustle video - https://youtu.be/bQCFaWaoxNo 🌞Ways to make the most of your teacher summer - https://youtu.be/BzLX_sM0dwY 👔My last day of classes vlog - https://youtu.be/BzLX_sM0dwY
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12 Ways To Make The Most of TEACHER SUMMER

12 Ways To Make The Most of TEACHER SUMMER

In this video, I share the ways I structure my daily routine during the summer in an effort to do the things I want to do and not waste the day away scrolling on Instagram. In addition to how I structure my days, I also give you 12 things to do or try this summer to make the most of your teacher summer! https://youtu.be/BzLX_sM0dwY Resources Referenced: 'Daily Rituals' by Mason Curry Planboard My 'Books & Beef Jerky' Instagram 'My Teacher Side Hustles This Summer' video Emeals recipe app 'Thom Teaches YouTube' channel
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Why I Use SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE CLASSROOM

Why I Use SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE CLASSROOM

There's are a lot of schools that don't allow any sort of sharing of photos or videos of students on social media. My school does not have that policy and here are 3 reasons why I choose to share photos and videos of my students on social media as well as best practices regarding parent communication. 3 Reasons: 1 ) Students are on social media 2 ) Parents get a glimpse into the classroom 3 ) It helps other teachers 'Stories from the Classroom' Podcast **Something I forgot to mention in the video but I feel is common sense is…
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3 Ways To AVOID ANGRY PARENT EMAILS

In this video, I share 3 tips that I use to help minimize the amount of angry parent emails. Nothing is full proof though, even if you do everything right, you won't always make everyone happy and that may result in an angry parent email coming your way eventually. 1. Be proactive, not reactive 2. Sent a positive note home 3. Carefully craft behavior notes Stories From The Classroom Podcast https://youtu.be/_q9KIVakRzQ
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Dear World…Messages From Middle Schoolers

Dear World…Messages From Middle Schoolers

Each year I do a project inspired by Robert Fogarty's Dear World project (http://dearworld.me/) where I ask students to share what their message to the world would be. Here's what this year's group had to share... Music by Kloudink - https://soundcloud.com/kloudink https://youtu.be/N1QHMOQTv8U
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