Unique Teacher Appreciation Ideas

André Sasser on episode 574

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“Room service” door hangers are one of the unique ideas that André Sasser shares on the show. From a Woot Wagon to more, André talks about little things that encourage her as a teacher. I also talk about the “fun committee” at my school and some ideas to build community and collegiality. Sponsored By Advancement […]

5 Ways to Survive (and Thrive) at Teaching

Chad Klein in episode 570

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Chad Klein is a 22-year educator. He shares his advice for teachers to take care of themselves and love teaching in this quick motivational talk. Listen to Chad Klein give advice on surviving and thriving as a teacher Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show   Get Credit! Some […]

When I Knew It Was Time to Leave the Classroom

Starr Sackstein on Episode 564

Starr Sackstein reflects on when she knew it was time to leave the classroom. Listen to Starr Sackstein on the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show   Get Credit! Some schools, districts, and organizations allow credit for listening to podcasts. Whether they do or don’t, to get […]

8 Apps to Improve Your Health (and That helped me lose 28 pounds)

I’ve lost 28 pounds since late June and am running 8-10 miles a week. And yes, I just turned 50 and feel great. In this show, I’ll share the apps and tips for living a healthier lifestyle including the “eating plan” I’m using at My Shibboleth. Listen to Today’s Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream […]

5 Ways to Step Back from Teacher Burnout

Amber Harper on Episode 545

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In the high-stress, fast-paced job of teaching – burnout can happen to anyone. In today’s show, we talk about recognizing teacher burnout, how to get help, and steps to tackle it when it happens. Amber Harper, an expert on the topic of burnout, discusses what we can do to help ourselves be our best for […]

8 Ways to Help New Teachers Thrive (and Veteran Teachers Too!)

Immediately, we can start to help new teachers and help each other in the process. The research gives us some insight into how each of us can help other teachers thrive. In this post, I’ll share the research about teacher retention and eight practical ways we can all make our schools and profession better. We […]

11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

Sanée Bell on episode 531 of the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast

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Back to school is here! We’re starting up the year with principal Dr. Sanée Bell, author of the new book, Be Excellent On Purpose, Intentional Strategies for Impactful Leadership. Today, Sanée shares her eleven principles from the book and gets us motivated for an epic school year. (We’ve also included the transcript.) Note: This episode is […]

5 Way to Maximize Your Summer

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Today Angela Watson teaches us how to maximize our summer. If you like her ideas, take this quiz to see if her 40-hour workweek program is right for you. Listen Now About Maximizing Your Summer Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show Join the 40-Hour Workweek Club Today’s show is […]

5 Authentic Ways to Encourage People Right Now [Best of Season 5]

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Genuine appreciation that is timely and meaningful can go a long way in the classroom, between colleagues, and administrators and their teachers. So why don’t we show more appreciation? It doesn’t have to be hard as Dr. Brad Johnson explains in this simple but inspiring show about taking the time to build relationships. We can […]

5 Ways to Step Back from Teacher Burnout

Tired teachers need strategies to stay refreshed and feel good. Today, we talk about battling burnout. This week we are counting down the top episodes of 2019. Today’s show is 5 Ways to Battle Burnout with Mandy Froehlich and it is the number four episode of season five. Angela Watson’s 40 Hour Workweek Club cohort […]