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Teachers Aid is new for 2018 with Mandy Froehlich and Jon Harper - We've refocused the show on meeting some of the biggest unmet needs every educator has. If you are an educator who gives teaching your all, but still feels that you're not doing enough, this show is for you. Tune in to get social and emotional support for the very personal challenges teachers face. We promise you that you won't hear educators talking like this every day.

Teachers Aid is new for 2018 with Mandy Froehlich and Jon Harper - We've refocused the show on meeting some of the biggest unmet needs every educator has. If you are an educator who gives teaching your all, but still feels that you're not doing enough, this show is for you. Tune in to get social and emotional support for the very personal challenges teachers face. We promise you that you won't hear educators talking like this every day.
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Teachers Aid is new for 2018 with Mandy Froehlich and Jon Harper - We've refocused the show on meeting some of the biggest unmet needs every educator has. If you are an educator who gives teaching your all, but still feels that you're not doing enough, this show is for you. Tune in to get social and emotional support for the very personal challenges teachers face. We promise you that you won't hear educators talking like this every day.

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How To Handle Feeling Helpless When We Are Unable To Help Students

6/29/2019
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When we are unable to help students we often feel guilty about our helplessness. What are the best ways to manage those unmanageable moments? Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @LDamour @bamradionetwork Psychologist Dr. Lisa Damour writes the monthly Adolescence column for the New York Times, serves as a regular contributor to CBS News, maintains a private psychotherapy practice, and consults and speaks internationally. She is also the author of two New York Times best selling...

Duration:00:11:00

Setting and Keeping Powerful Habits: Start Here

6/29/2019
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Great teaching involves setting and keeping good habits. Join us for a discussion on how to cultivate and maintain the habits that make a difference. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @jamesclear @bamradionetwork James Clear is an author, entrepreneur, and photographer. He is the author of Atomic Habits and creator of the Habits Academy.

Duration:00:12:51

Shedding the Stress of Being an Overachieving Teacher

4/8/2019
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Many of us are overachievers and our mindset introduces a lot of stress into our schoolwork. Join us as we look at how to temper our inner overachiever. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @cultofpedagogy @bamradionetwork Jennifer Gonzalez is editor-in-chief of the Cult of Pedagogy website, where she shares resources and inspiration to help teachers work happier and more effectively and the host of the podcast, Cult of Pedagogy. A National Board Certified Teacher and self-taught...

Duration:00:09:48

How to Become a More Resilient Educator

3/25/2019
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Resilience is about thriving in the face of adversity and bouncing back quickly. In this episode, we talk about how teachers can cultivate this skill. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @brightmorningtm @bamradionetwork Elena Aguilar is a writer, teacher, and facilitator of professional development. She is also the founder and president of Bright Morning Consulting (www.brightmorningteam.com) Twitter: @ - https://twitter.com/brightmorningtm

Duration:00:28:21

Maintaining Your Emotional Stability When Students Lose Theirs

3/4/2019
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When students' emotions melt down in your classroom, how can you maintain your balance and respond effectively? Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @ahaprocess @bamradionetwork Ruby Payne is the authority on working across economic classes to create sustainable communities where everyone can live well. After changing the conversation in education to focus on poverty, Payne’s work has expanded into social services, criminal justice, healthcare, the workplace, and more. Payne has...

Duration:00:11:46

Doing More By Doing Less: Yes, It *Is* Possible

2/2/2019
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Resting, relaxing, and rejecting multitasking can help you get more done during your school day with less effort. Can this be true? Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @askpang @bamradionetwork Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is the author of REST: WHY YOU GET MORE DONE WHEN YOU WORK LESS. Rest has been translated into a dozen languages, and recently appeared in a new paperback edition with a foreword by Arianna Huffington.

Duration:00:11:26

Should We Really Hide All of Our Negative Emotions at School?

1/26/2019
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Is it wise, advisable, or effective to hide the negative emotions we feel when we are in school? What are the unintended consequences? Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @fagell @bamradionetwork Phyllis L. Fagell, LCPC is the school counselor at Sheridan School in Washington, D.C. and a therapist at The Chrysalis Group. Phyllis frequently writes columns on counseling, parenting and education for The Washington Post, and she’s the author of Middle School Matters (Hachette, 2019)....

Duration:00:11:18

Overcoming the Fears that Limit Our Teaching and Learning

1/13/2019
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How does fear impact teaching and learning? Join us as we look at the fears that limit us and how to move beyond them. Follow: @jonHarper70bd@froehlichm @train_ugly @bamradionetwork Trevor Ragan is the founder of Trainugly.com, a free educational website designed to unpack and share the science of learning and development. He spends his time with thought leaders and researchers from the worlds of psychology and developmental science, consumes their research, connects the dots, and...

Duration:00:10:10

When You Are Exhausted, Find the Things that Feeds Your Soul

1/5/2019
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Join us as we looking for inspiration, restoration and new energy for the new year. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @bamradionetwork Mandy Froehlich is the Director of Innovation and Technology in Ripon, WI. She also consults, presents and keynotes nationally on teacher engagement, edtech, leadership, and climate & culture. Jon Harper was an elementary school teacher for ten years, a math coach for three years and is currently in his eighth year as an assistant principal. As a...

Duration:00:09:07

Making Those Dreaded, Stressful, Parent Phone Calls

11/20/2018
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Making phone calls to parents can be one of the most stressful and dreaded experiences for all k-12 educators. Our guest offers proven tips and a set of guidelines to make parent calls easier. Follow: @jonHarper70bd@froehlichm @ToddWhitaker Todd Whitaker is a professor of educational leadership at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. He has written over 30 books including the national best seller, What Great Teachers Do Differently. Other titles include: Dealing With...

Duration:00:12:31

Give Me a Break PT II: Getting the Downtime You Need

9/24/2018
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We're constantly planning, moving, doing, and going. This is the life of a teacher. Even our breaks are used to get things done. Our guest says it's critical that we learn to take a break. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @DanielPink @bamradionetwork Daniel H. Pink is the author of six provocative books — including his newest, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, which has spent four months on the New York Times bestseller list. His other books include the long-running...

Duration:00:11:56

Give Me a Break: Five Tips to Do More, By Doing Less

8/18/2018
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We're constantly planning, moving, doing, and going. This is the life of a teacher. Even our breaks are used to get things done. Our guest says it's critical that we learn to take a break. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @DanielPink @bamradionetwork Daniel H. Pink is the author of six provocative books — including his newest, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, which has spent four months on the New York Times bestseller list. His other books include the long-running...

Duration:00:11:42

Feeling Guilty: I Do More with My Students than My Own Kids

7/23/2018
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We spend all day with other people's children and often find that by the time we get home we too exhausted to give much of ourselves to our own children. For many, this is a source of guilt. What can we do about it? Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @Karin DellAntonia @bamradionetwork Caroline Pugh is the Chief of Staff at CareJourney, a healthcare data analytics company based in Washington D.C. Caroline was previously the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of VirtualU, a tech...

Duration:00:13:19

When Your Teaching Life is Disrupted: Facing Health Issues

7/8/2018
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Teachers are routinely focused on supporting students. What happens internally when a health challenge forces us to attend to ourselves? Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @Mr_B_Teacher @kayehenrickson @bamradionetwork Kaye Henrickson is a western Wisconsin education consultant, former Middle School educator of 25 years, and a breast cancer THRIVER. Justin Birckbichler is a fourth-grade teacher in Spotyslvania, VA and a Google for Education Certified Innovator. Justin presents about...

Duration:00:13:31

Teaching Today: This Is Not What I Signed Up To Do: Now What?

6/23/2018
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Teaching has evolved in ways that are very different from what many educators expected when they chose this career. What's a teacher to do? Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @Trevormuir @bamradionetwor Trevor Muir is a teacher, speaker, and author of the book, The Epic Classroom: How to Boost Engagement, Make Learning Memorable, and Transform Lives. His viral videos for educators can be found at trevormuir.com and at his Facebook page, The Epic Classroom.

Duration:00:12:44

I'm a Teacher Struggling with Depression: Am I Really Alone?

5/26/2018
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In this episode, we talk about educators who struggle with depression. Our hosts share their own experiences and discuss why coping starts with taking time for yourself. Follow: @jonHarper70bd @froehlichm @bamradionetwork Mandy Froehlich is the Director of Innovation and Technology in Ripon, WI. She also consults, presents and keynotes nationally on teacher engagement, edtech, leadership, and climate & culture. Jon Harper was an elementary school teacher for ten years, a math coach for three...

Duration:00:09:55

GUILT: I'm Working 60 Hours and I Feel that I'm Not Doing Enough

5/13/2018
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We all know that teaching is more demanding than ever, and we rise every day giving all we have to the challenge. But if you ever feel like you are not good enough to do all that is expected of you, this is the episode you'll want to hear. Follow @thezenteacher @froehlichm @ jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork Dan Tricarico has been a high school English teacher for over twenty years. He is author of The Zen Teacher: Creating Focus, Simplicity, and Tranquility in the Classroom (DBC, Inc. 2015)...

Duration:00:12:16

How Some Teachers Find Time to Teach, Sleep, Live, and Love

4/18/2018
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Finding the time, saving time, making time, and making up time lost are challenges most of us struggle to manage. There just never seems to be enough time to do all that is expected of us. This teacher has dedicated her career to solving the time issues teachers face and has come up with some proven, practical strategies to help you teach, sleep, live, and love. Follow @Angela_Watson @froehlichm @ jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork Angela Watson is National Board Certified Teacher...

Duration:00:16:33

Three Educators Talk About How They Battle and Overcome Self-Doubt

2/22/2018
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Self-doubt is more pervasive in education than we admit. We close our classroom doors, do the best we can, but often quietly question ourselves on many levels. In this segment, a teacher, a principal, and an educator turned consultant talk about how they keep self-doubt, from limiting them. Follow @PeterMDeWitt @froehlichm @ jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork. Mandy Froehlich is the Director of Innovation and Technology in Ripon, WI. She also consults, presents and keynotes nationally on...

Duration:00:10:53

I said..."Teachers Are Lonely" - Unmasking the Personal Crisis of Teacher Isolation

1/27/2018
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Do you spend the day surrounded by students and peers yet feel lonely? You're not alone. Many teachers feel the same way you do. No, it's not just a new teachers. It's not just innovative teachers. It's not just veteran teachers. Follow @froehlichm @forthekiddoes @ jonHarper70bd @bamradionetwork Dr. Valerie King is a teacher of gifted and advanced "Littles" in metro Atlanta. She has a heart for being relevant with kids and teachers and challenging things in education that don't move...

Duration:00:13:49