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Using Effective Teacher Language- A Book Review of The Power Of Our Words In Episode 17, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… Teachers talk… a lot. But, knowing what to say to get specific results can be trickier than you think.  Today we talk with Amie Trudnowski about a book she read called “The Power Of Our Words.” Buckle-up because whether you are a new or seasoned teacher I guarantee there will be a nugget of

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Rockin This Teacher Thing Episode 16 Getting A Teaching Job? What Skills Are Schools Looking For In New Teachers?

Getting A Teaching Job? What Skills Are Schools Looking For In New Teachers? In Episode 16, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… How do you get a job as a teacher? Getting your first teaching job can be really stressful.  What are hiring teams looking for in new teachers? Knowing what skills to showcase while applying for a teaching job and during the teacher interview is key in showing you are the best person for the job. 

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Rockin' This Teacher Thing Episode 15- The Summer Before Kindergarten Author Talk

The Summer Before Kindergarten- Author Conversation With Ashlie Buresh and Emily Hankins In Episode 15, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… “What can I do to make sure my child is ready for kindergarten?” It's a question every kindergarten teacher has heard hundreds of times. Now more than ever parents want to make sure that their child is ready for kindergarten.  The standard response involves reassurance and the suggestion of daily reading.  But what if there

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Rockin' This Teacher Thing Episode 14- Make A Teacher Binder

Teacher Binder Palooza-Make It With Me In Episode 14, of Rockin’ This Teacher Thing… A teacher binder is the easiest and most effective way of say yes to teacher organization. Everything you need is one place. No more searching and searching, and searching…. UGGGGGGG. Leave that behind a build your teacher binder right now.  In today’s episode, you will get a Teacher Binder Starter Kit so you can actually take action today.  The coming school

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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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