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In the Teach 4 the Heart podcast, Linda Kardamis shares ideas and inspiration to help you overcome your teaching challenges and make a lasting difference in your students’ lives. Designed for Christian teachers in both public and private schools, Teach 4 the Heart strives to present every discussion from a Biblical perspective. Season 1 will discuss classroom management. Future season's topics TBA but will likely include work/life balance, how our faith should affect our teaching, and more.

In the Teach 4 the Heart podcast, Linda Kardamis shares ideas and inspiration to help you overcome your teaching challenges and make a lasting difference in your students’ lives. Designed for Christian teachers in both public and private schools, Teach 4 the Heart strives to present every discussion from a Biblical perspective. Season 1 will discuss classroom management. Future season's topics TBA but will likely include work/life balance, how our faith should affect our teaching, and more.
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In the Teach 4 the Heart podcast, Linda Kardamis shares ideas and inspiration to help you overcome your teaching challenges and make a lasting difference in your students’ lives. Designed for Christian teachers in both public and private schools, Teach 4 the Heart strives to present every discussion from a Biblical perspective. Season 1 will discuss classroom management. Future season's topics TBA but will likely include work/life balance, how our faith should affect our teaching, and more.

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English


Episodes

Reduce Chaos During Classroom Transitions

11/5/2018
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Are transitions a bit chaotic in your classroom? Join us to discover 7 tips to reduce disruptions and make your transitions more smooth. Get note & links at www.teach4theheart.com/transitions Join our FREE 5-Day Classroom Management Tune-Up at www.teach4theheart.com/tuneup

Duration:00:10:30

5-Day Classroom Management TuneUp

10/29/2018
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Join us in a FREE 5-Day Classroom Management Tune-Up that will give you simple, no-prep strategies to cut down on the distractions and restore your students’ focus. Sign up for free at www.teach4theheart.com/tuneup

Duration:00:06:51

20 Student Choice Ideas that Share Control Rather than Abdicating It

10/22/2018
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Giving students choices can help them be more engaged and responsible for their own learning. But how exactly should this work? In this episode, we explore twenty student choice ideas - and tips for how to share and delegate control without abdicating it. Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/choice

Duration:00:12:38

8 Takeaways from My Time Back in the Classroom

10/3/2018
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Join us as I share lessons and insights from my time back in the classroom this past month. Links mentioned: https://kahoot.com/ https://mymathlight.com/ http://teacherspayteachers.com/store/teach-4-the-heart

Duration:00:23:48

How to Keep the Noise Level Down During Independent Work

9/10/2018
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Keeping an appropriate noise level during independent and group work can be a huge challenge. In this episode, we discuss seven tips to keep kids quiet and focused during these times. Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/noise Get the FREE Classroom Management MiniCourse at www.teach4theheart.com/minicourse

Duration:00:19:26

Are New Teaching Strategies Better or Old Ones?

8/27/2018
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Some teachers tend to embrace new ideas and strategies while others cling to old ones. But the truth is that we shouldn’t judge a strategy based on its age – and the most effective classrooms are a wonderful combination of the best new ideas and the most effective old ones. Join the conversation at www.teach4theheart.com/oldornew

Duration:00:18:49

10 Reasons You Should Flip Your Classroom

8/20/2018
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Have you ever considered flipping your classroom – where instead of teaching during class and sending practice home for homework, you flip it and ask students to watch a lesson at home and then practice or do an activity together in class? Here’s ten reasons you should definitely try a flipped classroom – at least once or twice. Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/flipnow

Duration:00:17:46

Teachers’ New Rights Regarding Union Membership

8/13/2018
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The Supreme Court recently ruled on the case Janus v. AFSCME, determining that teachers (and all public employees) can no longer be forced to join the union. David Schmus, director of Christian Educators Association, joins us to explain the case and the new rights it gives public school teachers regarding union membership. Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/union Find out more about CEAI at www.teach4theheart.com/ceai

Duration:00:27:44

7 Bad Habits of Ineffective Teachers

8/6/2018
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We can all think back on some bad teachers we’ve sat under – teachers whose bad habits make us cringe with the memory. But rather than criticize or point fingers, let’s examine some of these bad habits to ensure we don’t fall into them ourselves. Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/badhabits

Duration:00:18:34

10 Things to Do Before School Starts

7/30/2018
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The first day of school will be here before we know it. Here’s ten things we as teachers should do before that first bell rings. Get notes and links at www.teach4theheart.com/10things

Duration:00:14:16

How to Impact Students for Eternity even When We Can’t Share Jesus Directly

7/23/2018
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Students face so many challenges today, and we as teachers often feel inadequate to truly help. Sometimes our efforts seem like a drop in the bucket compared to what they need. But as we discuss today with Ashley Ogal of We Teach Joy, God is more than able, and He has placed us in those students’ lives for a reason. We are called to be an example, to plant seeds in their hearts, and to intercede for them in prayer. Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/weteachjoy

Duration:00:29:04

The Tiny Mistake that Could Ruin Your Whole Year

7/16/2018
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My first year of teaching I made a tiny mistake that had HUGE consequences – both for me and my students. In this episode, we discuss the tiny back-to-school mistake that could ruin your whole year – and how to avoid it. Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/tinymistake Join us in our FREE Back-to-School Classroom Management Solutions training at www.teach4theheart.com/training

Duration:00:11:20

Last Chance to Join the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club

7/12/2018
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If you’ve been thinking about joining Angela Watson’s 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club, now is the time to decide. Wednesday, July 18 is the last day to enroll. Join now & find out more at www.teach4theheart.com/40hourteacher.

Duration:00:07:00

Back-to-School Classroom Management Solutions

7/10/2018
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Join us in Back-to-School Classroom Management Solutions, a FREE training event to help you avoid 5 common mistakes and instead start the school year off right. Sign up for free at www.teach4theheart.com/training.

Duration:00:05:26

On the only way to God, tolerance, and what that means for us as Christian teachers

7/9/2018
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When a good question in our Christian teachers' Facebook group started garnering comments about religious tolerance and how we are all worshipping the same God, I figured it was time we talked "face-to-face." This special edition of the Teach 4 the Heart podcast includes the audio from a Facebook live we recently did where we discussion why Jesus is the only way to God, whether or not “tolerance” should be a priority for followers of Christ, a what all this means for us as Christian...

Duration:00:18:34

How to Delegate Responsibility with Meaningful Classroom Jobs

6/25/2018
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Ever wish someone else could take over at least some of your responsibilities!? Well, maybe your students can! Listen as Angela Watson (creator of the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek) shares how to use meaningful classroom jobs to not only save you time and energy but also give ownership & responsibility back to your students (yes, even in secondary!) Get the Classroom Jobs List at www.teach4theheart.com/delegate Find out more about the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek at...

Duration:00:31:02

5 Tips for a Summer of Rest, Memories, and *some* productivity (from one teacher mom to another)

6/18/2018
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Have you ever arrived at the end of the summer and felt that you’d wasted way too much of it? In this week’s episode, Elizabeth Chapman joins us to discuss how to create a summer of rest, memories and (at least some) productivity. You’ll love these practical tips – specifically designed for teacher moms, but certainly applicable to anyone. Get notes, pictures, and links at www.teach4theheart.com/moms Find out more about Angela Watson’s 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club at...

Duration:00:36:49

The Bible Answer to Avoid Teacher Burnout: How to teach with energy & passion all year long

6/11/2018
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Did you spend the whole year feeling tired and exhausted? Wishing you had more energy? Join us to discover 5 Biblical truths that will help you not only prevent burnout but also teach with energy & passion all year long. Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/burnout

Duration:00:27:23

Can You Be a Good Teacher Without Working Crazy Hours?

5/21/2018
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We all want to be good teachers, but does that mean we have to work crazy hours to make that happen? If being a good teacher requires “putting in the time,” how much time is that exactly? And is there a place for balance? We answer these questions – and more – in this week’s episode. Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/time Find out more about the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club at www.teach4theheart.com/40hourteacher

Duration:00:27:38

The Simple (but uncommon) Solution to Your Teacher Stress & Anxiety

5/14/2018
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Just because stress, anxiety, and worry are super common amongst teachers doesn't mean they should be the norm in our lives. God desires something radically different for His children. Join us as we discuss a simple, but uncommon, solution to your teacher stress and anxiety – one that isn’t at all about how we can fix the problem – but about the freedom we find in trusting God through it all. Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/trust. Find out more about Teach Uplifted at...

Duration:00:23:10