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Overcoming Your Fears (and Helping Kids Do It Too)

  • October 21, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

Tara Martin on episode 576From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterTara Martin has written a book to help children (and adults) face their fears called Cannonball In! Today, we talk about a powerful metaphor and the risks of life and how sometimes we have to jump! Enjoy!<img data-attachment-id="24619" data-permalink="https://www.coolcatteacher.com/overcoming-your-fears-and-helping-kids-do-it-too/576-overcome-fear-2/#main" data-orig-file="https://i2.wp.com/www.coolcatteacher.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/576-overcome-fear-2.png?fit=1920%2C1080&ssl=1" … Continue reading Overcoming Your Fears (and Helping Kids Do It Too)

Unique Teacher Appreciation Ideas

  • October 17, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

André Sasser on episode 574From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on Twitter“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 … Continue reading Unique Teacher Appreciation Ideas

5 Ways to Survive (and Thrive) at Teaching

  • October 11, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

Chad Klein in episode 570From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterChad 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.<img data-attachment-id="24576" data-permalink="https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-ways-to-survive-and-thrive-at-teaching/chad-klein-survive-and-thrive-1/#main" data-orig-file="https://i2.wp.com/www.coolcatteacher.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/chad-klein-survive-and-thrive-1.png?fit=1920%2C1080&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1920,1080" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="chad klein survive and thrive (1)" data-image-description="chad klein survive … Continue reading 5 Ways to Survive (and Thrive) at Teaching

When I Knew It Was Time to Leave the Classroom

  • October 4, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

Starr Sackstein on Episode 564From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterStarr Sackstein reflects on when she knew it was time to leave the classroom.Listen to Starr Sackstein on the ShowListen to the show on iTunes or StitcherStream by clicking here.Subscribe to the Show Get Credit! Some schools, districts, and organizations allow credit for listening … Continue reading When I Knew It Was Time to Leave the Classroom

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

  • October 1, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterI’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 … Continue reading 8 Apps to Improve Your Health (and That helped me lose 28 pounds)

5 Ways to Step Back from Teacher Burnout

  • August 16, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

Amber Harper on Episode 545From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterIn 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 … Continue reading 5 Ways to Step Back from Teacher Burnout

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

  • August 5, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterImmediately, 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 … Continue reading 8 Ways to Help New Teachers Thrive (and Veteran Teachers Too!)

11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

  • July 29, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

Sanée Bell on episode 531 of the 10 Minute Teacher PodcastFrom the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterBack 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 … Continue reading 11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

5 Way to Maximize Your Summer

  • July 12, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterToday 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.<img data-attachment-id="23681" data-permalink="https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-way-to-maximize-your-summer/530-5-ways-to-maximize-summer-1-2/#main" data-orig-file="https://i2.wp.com/www.coolcatteacher.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/530-5-ways-to-maximize-summer-1-1.png?fit=1920%2C1080&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1920,1080" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="530 5 ways to maximize summer (1)" data-image-description="530 5 ways … Continue reading 5 Way to Maximize Your Summer

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

  • July 9, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on Twitter 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 … Continue reading 5 Authentic Ways to Encourage People Right Now [Best of Season 5]

5 Ways to Step Back from Teacher Burnout

  • July 8, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterTired 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 … Continue reading 5 Ways to Step Back from Teacher Burnout

5 Ways to Customize Your Teacher Professional Development This Summer

  • June 21, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterTeachers need personal professional development. In today’s blog post and podcast episode, we’re sharing five real-world examples of teachers who used their summer to improve their classroom and earn professional development credit. From combatting student anxiety, helping special needs students, rewriting a physics curriculum, … Continue reading 5 Ways to Customize Your Teacher Professional Development This Summer

How To Make a Realistic Plan for Summer That Will Leave You Feeling Rejuvenated

  • June 16, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

Plan and enjoy!From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterPlanning your summer can help you have an enjoyable, meaningful experience. I don’t like rushing around at the end of the summer with that upset feeling that I’ve missed something. So, here’s a free resource from Angela Watson that will help you … Continue reading How To Make a Realistic Plan for Summer That Will Leave You Feeling Rejuvenated

5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

  • June 14, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterSummer is an important time for educators. While some people debate what educators should or shouldn’t do over the summer, ultimately it is YOUR summer and YOUR plans. Here are five things to consider as you plan your summer.Now, there are so many different … Continue reading 5 Awesome Things for Teachers to Do This Summer

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

  • June 1, 2019
  • The Ednology Team

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterLinda Kardamis talks about how we can make the most of our summer. Get ready to rock summertime with these five ideas.Blog Post/ Podcast Sponsor: Advancement CoursesNow is the time to plan your summer! Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the offer code COOL20 to get 20% … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

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