8: Called Away

September 27, 2011

Elements of a good substitute lesson plan; dealing with fire and emergency drills

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7: From Parts Unknown

September 27, 2011

Sponsoring an activity you know nothing about; learn something about your students

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6: Fiery Tennis Ball

September 27, 2011

Second half of parent phone calls discussion; making community connections

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5: Look What You Made Me Do

September 27, 2011

Successful parent phone conferences; making amends when you screw up in class

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4: Glen’s Jedi Mind Tricks

September 27, 2011

All new teachers face similar challenges, the first of which is to actually find a teaching job. You’ve spent years of your life preparing for your professional career, so how are you supposed to cram all of that into a 15-minute job interview?

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3: Hat of Aggression

September 27, 2011

In this episode, we talk about squelching ring leaders, kids that encourage bad behavior by modeling it day in and day out. Our listener mail comes from a college student about to start student teaching. She wants to know what it means "not to smile before December."

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2: That Does Sound Rebellious!

September 27, 2011

Ever wondered how a principal's opinion of you changes when you send kids to the office? Are you worried that, by referring students, you're announcing to the entire school "I can't control my class"? Wonder and worry no more.

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1: Was There an Exclamation Point?

September 27, 2011

In our premiere episode, the hosts introduce themselves and discuss the format of the show. Each show begins with a Warm-Up, a topic that’s on our minds. This week’s Warm-Up is an overview of classroom management. The second half of the show is dedicated to answering listener email.

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