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Rockin' This Teacher Thing Episode 13

Why I Became A Teacher- A Male Kindergarten Teacher’s Perspective In Episode 13, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Should I become a teacher? Should I continue my teaching career? Becoming a teacher and staying in education is a big decision. Today Connor Kline talks with us about why he decided to become a teacher and what motivates him to continue his teaching career. Listen in on the stories from his teaching journey and kindergarten classroom.

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Rockin This Teacher Thing Episode 12

The One Thing You Can Do Now That Will Affect Next School Year’s Success In Episode 12, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Move beyond teacher self-care into self-growth.  While teacher-self care fixes our mental state for a brief time, self-growth is for the teacher and person with long term vision. Discover 5 ways to promote self-growth to fortify and move toward a thriving you. I love teacher-self care. In fact in episode 3 I talk

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Rockin This Teacher Thing Episode 11

How To Use Movement To Focus Students Tips from a First Grade Teacher In Episode 11, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… We know that movement is essential in the early primary classroom. In today’s episode Renae Myers, a first grade teacher, gives us insights into how to use movement to assist students in the task of focus. She’s done some great research on how movement benefits her students and when and what kind of movement

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Rockin This Teacher Thing Episode 10

Don't Make Boring Videos For Your Students- Part 4 In Episode 10, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Last in a series- you will get the last 3 of 12 strategies to make amazing videos for your students.  After today you are more than equipped to make videos they need and deserve. You are adding a special time to their academic experience and they will be talking about it in the years to come.  Truly, you

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Rockin This Teacher Thing Episode 9

Don't Make Boring Videos For Your Students- Part 3 In Episode 9, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… You have 6 strategies in your toolbox from episodes 1 and 2. Today you will get 3 more to add to your growing skill-set.  I’m so proud of you for taking the time to make these online moments with your students the best they can be. Making boring videos is not an option. Instead, you are teaching students

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Rockin' This Teacher Thing Episode 8

Don't Make Boring Videos For Your Students- Part 2 In Episode 8, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Teaching effective online lessons to your students requires a different set of engagement skills.  You don’t want to make boring videos. Today we continue with the solution to boring videos.  Using these next 3 strategies you will be making videos like a pro. Start making videos today that bring engagement and joy to your students.  We will review

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