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Beginning Teacher Talk

By Dr. Lori Friesen

Welcome to Beginning Teacher Talk, the weekly podcast hosted by Dr. Lori Friesen, where we talk about all of the stuff you wish you learned in college about teaching elementary school. Each week, we feature ideas and topics that have been classroom-tested and actually work, including amazing classroom management techniques, organizational tips and strategies, creative ways to motivate your students, how to work with colleagues successfully, seasonal gems, and how to de-stress and eliminate the overwhelm that too often accompanies your first years of teaching.

  1. 1.
    How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Teachers 05102/19/2020
    25:15
  2. 2.
    5 Great Ways to Spice Up Boring Curriculum 05002/12/2020
    29:09
  3. 3.
    Dispelling the "I'm Not (Doing) Enough" Myth 04902/05/2020
    27:37
  4. 4.
    Valentine's Day & R.A.K. Week 04801/29/2020
    23:28
  5. 5.
    Why I Left the Classroom 04701/22/2020
    22:01
  6. 6.
    How to Stay Motivated and Focused When it Feels Hard 04601/15/2020
    26:09
  7. 7.
    How to Create Vision Boards with Your Students 04501/08/2020
    28:32
  8. 8.
    Narrative and Opinion Writing with Learning Experiments 04401/01/2020
    35:51
  1. 9.
    10 Ways to Love Up Your Kiddos 04312/25/2019
    29:31
  2. 10.
    What Students Want in a Teacher 04212/18/2019
    35:23
  3. 11.
    How to Be Confident as a New Teacher 04112/11/2019
    29:35
  4. 12.
    12 Creative Holiday Gifts for Your Students 04012/04/2019
    26:34
  5. 13.
    When You Want to Quit 03911/27/2019
    26:39
  6. 14.
    How to Make Friends at a New School 03811/20/2019
    36:00
  7. 15.
    How to Differentiate Any Lesson 03711/13/2019
    26:47
  8. 16.
    Your Classroom Management Re-Start 03611/06/2019
    30:33
  9. 17.
    How to Create Simple, Effective Learning Centers for Any Subject 03510/30/2019
    33:17
  10. 18.
    Ultimate Student Engagement 03410/23/2019
    24:19
  11. 19.
    Got a Chatty Class? 03310/16/2019
    31:33
  12. 20.
    How to Best Prepare for Parent-Teacher Conferences 03210/09/2019
    28:27
  13. 21.
    7 Quality Thanksgiving Activities that Teach Gratitude 03110/02/2019
    26:43
  14. 22.
    10 Best Halloween Books 03009/25/2019
    20:30
  15. 23.
    12 Transition Ideas 02909/18/2019
    23:30
  16. 24.
    12 Best Ideas to Calm Students 02809/11/2019
    18:18
  17. 25.
    Freedom from Grading Overwhelm 02709/04/2019
    21:04
  18. 26.
    Planning Perfection 02608/28/2019
    18:04
  19. 27.
    Sunday Night Anxiety 02508/21/2019
    26:18
  20. 28.
    Getting Sick Sucks 02408/14/2019
    24:23
  21. 29.
    14 Things to Do When You Only Have One Week to Get Ready 02308/07/2019
    22:30
  22. 30.
    How to Prepare for Meet the Teacher Night 02207/31/2019
    27:02
  23. 31.
    The First Day of School Welcome Packet 02107/24/2019
    24:29
  24. 32.
    My 10 Favorite Books for the First Weeks of School 02007/17/2019
    27:25
  25. 33.
    10 Fantastic First Week of School Activities 01907/10/2019
    24:11
  26. 34.
    How to Prepare for Your First Day and Week of School 01807/03/2019
    29:01
  27. 35.
    How to Create Your Classroom Management Plan 01706/26/2019
    27:10
  28. 36.
    16 Cheap, Free, and Creative Ways to Get Books for Your Classroom Library 01606/19/2019
    23:12
  29. 37.
    Best Classroom Theme Ever 01506/12/2019
    21:59
  30. 38.
    6 Things to Do This Summer to Ensure You are Ready for Your First Year 01406/05/2019
    24:25
  31. 39.
    They're Just Little: That's Why You Aren't Their Friend 01305/29/2019
    12:27
  32. 40.
    The Best 6 Games to Play with Your Students 01205/22/2019
    22:10
  33. 41.
    8 Things to Do Before You Leave School for the Summer 01105/15/2019
    21:19
  34. 42.
    12 Ways to Leave School at School 01005/08/2019
    22:44
  35. 43.
    The BEST Classroom Management Technique EVER 00905/01/2019
    20:24
  36. 44.
    25 Fun and Easy Ways to Manage Spring Fever 00804/24/2019
    23:08
  37. 45.
    BEST End of the Year Student Gifts_00704/17/2019
    22:16
  38. 46.
    How Walt Disney Would Manage Your Classroom Part 3 00604/10/2019
    23:57
  39. 47.
    How Walt Disney Would Manage Your Classroom: Part 2 00504/03/2019
    21:11
  40. 48.
    How Walt Disney Would Manage Your Classroom: Part 1 00403/27/2019
    18:55
  41. 49.
    Beginning Teachers: What's the Problem Here? 00103/13/2019
    14:35
  42. 50.
    Reduce Overwhelm in Less than 10 Min 00203/13/2019
    12:06
  43. 51.
    The Magic of Five-Minute Field Trips 00303/13/2019
    15:55

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