Inspiration For Teachers
Favourite quotes to inspire teachers to be the best that they can be.
Whether your school year is already done or you've only got a couple of weeks to go (like us!), it's a great time to think about your summer plans! This week, we chat about learning, reading & relaxing this summer. #EduGals #OntEd #SummerLearning
What are you excited about for Sept? What worries or challenges are you facing? Join us as we reflect on the upcoming school year and our big plans! We'll discuss mastery-based learning, project-based learning, gradeless and ungrading structures, building relationships and community, using time wisely, and balancing our desire for innovation with not burning out.
Collaborating with challenging colleagues can be tough... that's why we've thought of some strategies and tips to help you out! How do you deal with these situations? In this episode, we discuss a variety of strategies such as listening, keeping an open mind, using "how might we", valuing voice, asset mindset, getting to know each other, developing norms, communication, self-care, and some brain science behind it all. #EduGals #OntEd #PodcastEDU #PodcastPD
Language and mindset can make a huge impact on education. Listen in this week as we explore asset vs deficit mindsets and how we might shift our classrooms. We will explore our observations of deficit language we are seeing in classrooms and staff rooms, as well as ideas, tips, and strategies to flip our language to an asset-based approach. #EduGals #OntEd #growthMindset
This is a tough year and sometimes it's okay to be a Corolla, even when you really want to be a Mercedes in your classroom. This week, we are getting reflective and talking about the current state of education during this crazy school year. We're covering a range of topics including pandemic teaching and surviving the year, looking at careers outside of education, and the political climate of teaching. #OntEd #ReflectivePractice
This has been quite a year for educators and students. In this episode, we are discussing our reflections on this past year as well as goals we are setting, both professionally and personally, for the new year. Listen in to hear about what we are excited about in the world of education and teaching, such as ungrading, mastery-based approaches, and more!
How do you battle negativity in education? Can you name all the sources of negativity in your community? This week, we are discussing various types of negativity found in the education setting. We'll dive into the different sources of negativity and how to recognize them in your school and classroom communities. We reflect on our experiences and discuss some strategies and ways to deal with this type of negativity. #OntEd #EdTech #BlendedLearning #K12 #Teachers #BetterTogether
Imposter Syndrome can pop up in many different places as an educator. From parent-teacher interactions, to taking courses, to social media, sometimes you just feel like a phony or fraud. That feeling that you don't know enough, or that you just aren't good enough. This feeling is actually something called imposter syndrome, and it is far more common in education than you think! #TeacherLife #ImposterSydrome #Teaching
The 2020-2021 school year was an exhausting one for teachers! So many of us are still burnt out and experiencing trauma from all the stress. We're diving into a conversation about how to decompress and find your spark again as a teacher this summer in order to prepare for the upcoming school year. We'll go over some main themes such as planners and organization, personal goal setting, work-life balance, disconnecting from technology, and so much more!
This has been a unique year with a variety of different challenges. Hybrid learning has left us with a teaching format where half of the students are at home, while the other half are in-person. This has created some huge challenges for teachers to ensure that they can engage their class and not burn out at the same time. We will share some difficulties, as well as some strategies to help make it work. We will also suggest some tech tools to help make it all work. #BlendedLearning #Teacher
Imposter Syndrome can pop up in many different places as an educator. From parent-teacher interactions, to taking courses, to social media, sometimes you just feel like a phony or fraud. That feeling that you donât know enough, or that you just arenât good enough. This feeling is actually something called âimposter syndrome,â and it is far more common in education than you think! #TeacherLife #ImposterSydrome #Teaching