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Teaching middle school English Language Arts can be one of the most challenging, yet rewarding careers. Each Tuesday, join Caitlin Mitchell, an ELA teacher and curriculum designer as she delivers lesson ideas, shares classroom stories, and interviews fellow educators. If you teach reading and writing to middle schoolers and want to get inspired with some fresh ideas, then this is the podcast for you.

Teaching middle school English Language Arts can be one of the most challenging, yet rewarding careers. Each Tuesday, join Caitlin Mitchell, an ELA teacher and curriculum designer as she delivers lesson ideas, shares classroom stories, and interviews fellow educators. If you teach reading and writing to middle schoolers and want to get inspired with some fresh ideas, then this is the podcast for you.
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United States

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Teaching middle school English Language Arts can be one of the most challenging, yet rewarding careers. Each Tuesday, join Caitlin Mitchell, an ELA teacher and curriculum designer as she delivers lesson ideas, shares classroom stories, and interviews fellow educators. If you teach reading and writing to middle schoolers and want to get inspired with some fresh ideas, then this is the podcast for you.

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English

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415-269-0404


Episodes

Surviving the End of the Year - 010

5/21/2019
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In today’s episode we’re going to be talking about some easy things you can begin implementing in your classroom to help you survive the end of the year. Because, let’s be honest, that can really be what it feels like sometimes at this point - SURVIVAL. So, let’s get through the end of the year together using these 3 simple ideas you can use today if you’d like! To find more information about this episode, head over to ebacademics.com/10. You can also follow us on Instagram...

Duration:00:14:02

Classroom Environment with Holly Hodges from Research and Play

5/14/2019
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In this episode, we get deep into talking about the all important classroom environment with Holly Hodges from the blog Research and Play. Although Holly is a Kindergarten teacher, her knowledge of the Reggio-Emilia and Responsive Classroom approaches provides us as middle school ELA teachers with some great takeaways. This episode will give you a lot to think about when preparing for the next school year. I promise there will be areas of your teaching practice that you'll want to revisit...

Duration:00:27:36

9 Best Short Stories to Teach - 008

5/7/2019
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I’m going to walk you through my school year month by month and share the short stories I like to use within that month. To preface this, I will say that I don’t get to all of these short stories every year, but I have them in my back pocket to break out at any moment where I can fit them in! Thanks for listening to the Teaching Middle School ELA podcast! We appreciate you! Visit us here at: https://ebacademics.com/ If you'd like to reach out and say hi, you can find us at @ebacademics on...

Duration:00:10:13

Mindfulness for YOU - 007

4/30/2019
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Today we’re going to be jumping into talking about Mindfulness for YOU. We’ve seen this idea of mindfulness for our students time and again, but I think it’s really important for us as teachers to be practicing mindfulness as well. Now, I know we’re all super busy all the time. So you may ask, when on earth am I going to find time to fit mindfulness into my day? Well, to that I say, you can my friend. And you must. The two simple strategies I’m going to give to you today have been the two...

Duration:00:14:11

Easy Way to Keep Students Engaged through the End of the Year - 006

4/23/2019
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Today we’re going to be talking about how to keep students engaged through the end of the school year. I know those last few weeks and days of the year can be a challenge to maintain student interest, so let’s go ahead and get started! Thanks for listening to the Teaching Middle School ELA podcast! We appreciate you! Visit us here at: https://ebacademics.com/ If you'd like to reach out and say hi, you can find us at @ebacademics on Instagram!

Duration:00:12:06

The Problem With One-Pager Assignments - 005

4/16/2019
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Today we’re going to discuss one of the MAJOR problems with one-pagers. But more importantly, we’ll also be talking about how to ensure we don’t make this big mistake again. Thanks for listening to the Teaching Middle School ELA podcast! We appreciate you! Visit us here at: https://ebacademics.com/ If you'd like to reach out and say hi, you can find us at @ebacademics on Instagram!

Duration:00:12:44

4 Powerful Results from Using a Clear Writing Framework

4/11/2019
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Teaching writing is TOUGH. But today, we’re going to take a deep look at 4 powerful results you can quickly begin to see in your classroom if you use a very clear writing framework with your students. Thanks for listening to the Teaching Middle School ELA podcast! We appreciate you! Visit us here at: https://ebacademics.com/ If you'd like to reach out and say hi, you can find us at @ebacademics on Instagram!

Duration:00:12:31

Constructive Criticism: How to Change Your Mindset and Be Open to Feedback - 003

4/1/2019
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Today's episode is all about growing as a teacher, but more importantly not being AFRAID to grow. We’ll be talking about 3 specific ways you can grow in your craft without feeling nervous about or threatened by feedback from administrators. Thanks for listening to the Teaching Middle School ELA podcast! We appreciate you! Visit us here at: https://ebacademics.com/ If you'd like to reach out and say hi, you can find us at @ebacademics on Instagram!

Duration:00:12:26

How to Overcome 3 Writing Mistakes You Might be Making - 002

4/1/2019
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Today our focus is on 3 mistakes you might be making as a writing teacher. But we’re not solely focusing on those mistakes. We’ll also be talking about what you can do to easily fix those mistakes if you are making them. Thanks for listening to the Teaching Middle School ELA podcast! We appreciate you! Visit us here at: https://ebacademics.com/ If you'd like to reach out and say hi, you can find us at @ebacademics on Instagram!

Duration:00:12:59

3 Simple Ways to Create Student Buy In - 001

4/1/2019
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We're going to focus on three specific strategies you can use in your ELA classroom to create that ever important student buy-in before starting a new unit. Thanks for listening to the Teaching Middle School ELA podcast! We appreciate you! Visit us here at: https://ebacademics.com/ If you'd like to reach out and say hi, you can find us at @ebacademics on Instagram!

Duration:00:13:27