Hey! So today I am so excited to have my dear friend Andrea here to welcome new teachers into the tribe of teaching. Andrea has always been a gift to other teachers, most notably for me. She offers practical advice for teachers who are just starting out in this big world of education. We hope you will join us as we pay tribute to our graduating teachers!Read More
Surviving the end of the year is a difficult task for many teachers! Just ask a teacher which time in the year is hardest, and you will probably hear- the beginning of the year and the end of year tired is like no other teacher tired. So this week on One Tired Teacher, we are talking all about ways to survive the end and actually thrive during this time.Read More
Makerspace is a rapidly growing trend in schools across the country. Most makerspaces can exist in Media Centers or Libraries. However, teachers can utilize the power of makerspace in their classrooms, as well. So why not have a makerspace in your classroom?
Today, on One Tired Teacher I share my adventures creating a makerspace in a media center that needed a 911 makeover. While finding so much value in creating a makerspace in the media center, I realized that all classrooms should have a makerspace, as well.
What is a Makerspace?
A makerspace is a place where students can gather to create, invent, tinker, explore, and discover using a variety of tools and materials. This can be an astonishing place to think and to learn!Read More
Podcasting, teaching, and running an edupreneur business from the road is the topic for this week’s show. I take a closer look at the dream of working remotely with Farah Henley from Ms. Shipley’s Classroom.
Farrah left normal to pursue a dream of having her own teacher business, teach remotely, and travel with her husband while living the dream. I’m excited to share our conversation about working from the road. I also love how we dig deeper into some of the hard truths that teachers are facing currently.Read More
Should students be allowed to bring their phones to school? That is the question I am asking teachers on this week's show.Read More
Inspiring children to fall in love with reading can be one of the most rewarding gifts you can receive as a teacher. Sometimes it can be quite tricky. Reluctant readers often struggle to find books they love due to fears they have about themselves as readers. This is why it is so crucial to introduce kids to fantastic books. Because there is a book for everyone! We just need to find the one to hook them.Read More