Teach 4 the Heart

In the Teach 4 the Heart podcast, Linda Kardamis will give you the ideas & inspiration you need to overcome your teaching challenges & make a lasting difference in your students’ lives. Designed for Christian teachers in both public and private schools, Teach 4 the Heart strives to present every discussion from a Biblical perspective.
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Mar 19, 2018

Wondering how you, as a overwhelmed, overworked teacher, are supposed to meet the needs of your struggling students?

Alexx Seipp joins us to discuss five easy accommodations for special ed students or struggling learners – these are easy ways to differentiate learning and help those who are struggling in your classroom.

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Mar 12, 2018

Come 4th quarter of the school year, you might wonder if it’s too late to improve your classroom management. Should you just survive this year and try again next fall?

The answer is an emphatic NO. Listen to discover why now is the best time to work on improving your classroom management.

Join us for the free Classroom Management Solutions training at  

Mar 5, 2018

Ever struggle to find the right balance between grace and consequences?

In this episode, we discuss four questions to help you know, as a Christian teacher, when to give grace in your classroom.

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Feb 26, 2018

Sometimes we can let something good – like teaching – become an idol in our lives. And when we do, it throws everything out of whack.

Join us to discover if teaching could be an idol in your life – and how to dethrone it if it is.

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Feb 19, 2018

Everyone has busy seasons, but as a teacher, busy seasons can feel like impossible, crushing seasons if we're not incredibly intentional with our time and energy.

In this episode, Trish shares how to take care of ourselves spiritually, mentally, and physically – so that we are best equipped to care for those around us.

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Feb 12, 2018

Despite the many challenges we face as teachers, we have a choice to either enjoy our time teaching or allow ourselves to be miserable.

In this episode, we discuss 7 things that will try to steal our joy – and how to keep them from doing it.

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Links mentioned in this episode:

Classroom Management MiniCourse:

Classroom Management 101:

Teach Uplifted:

Teach Uplifted Devotions book:


Feb 5, 2018

Ever wonder what it’s like to teach online? Sabrina joins us to discuss her experience teaching online. Hint: it involves quiet classrooms, flexibility, and automatic grading.

Sabrina shares details both about teaching math full-time in a virtual US-based school as well as teaching English part-time to Chinese students overseas.

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Jan 29, 2018

In today’s special episode we take a look back at where Teach 4 the Heart came from, what we’ve been up to, and some of the exciting things we have planned in the near future.

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Links mentioned:

Create Your Dream Classroom:

Classroom Management 101:

Teach Uplifted:


Teach Uplifted Devotions for Teachers:

New 50 Classroom Procedures training:


Jan 22, 2018

Tracking & collecting missing work may just be the bane of many teachers’ existence. It can be so hard to keep everything straight & incredibly frustrating trying to hound students to get it turned in.

Aside from simply throwing zero’s in the gradebook and moving on, there’s no simple solution. But we do have some tried-and-true suggestions for how you can take this big problem and turn it into something much more manageable.

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Jan 15, 2018

As teachers, we all experience the annoyance of those no-name papers. No longer!

Join us to discover 13 smart ways to eliminate no-name papers – or at least how to handle them without the stress.

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Jan 3, 2018

Angela Watson’s 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club is accepting new members now through Tuesday, January 9.

You CAN be a great teacher without letting it take over your life. Start your journey towards work/life balance and find a way to teach that is actually sustainable.

Join now (or find out more) at

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Dec 27, 2017

In this special episode, Elizabeth Chapman join us to discuss how the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek is helping her finally stop the crazy, out-of-control overwhelm of teaching.

She also shares practical tips you can implement right now to save time and take a step towards balance.

Find out more about the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club at

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*Affiliate link


Dec 18, 2017

Angela Watson is hosting an amazing 5-day challenge for teachers: Goodbye, Teacher Tired: 5 days to doing fewer things, better.

She's teaching not how to cram more into your already jam-packed day - but how to eliminate unnecessary time-wasters & do fewer things better.

Join for free at .

*This challenge may only be available for a limited time.

Find out more about her amazing 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club at

 *These are affiliate links

Dec 11, 2017

If you give cumulative exams to your students, you shouldn’t be leaving them on their own to study for them.

Join us as we discuss 8 ways to help your students prepare for cumulative exams – ways that will not only help them excel on the exam but will also teach them valuable study skills so they can better learn on their own.

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Dec 4, 2017

Whether or not to grade homework (or classwork) is a hotly debated topic amongst teachers, one I struggled with myself for a long time.

However, I found a solution that worked great for both me and my students, an unconventional way to grade homework that I’m sharing with you today.

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Nov 30, 2017

Has teaching left you stressed, frustrated, or even discouraged?


In Teach Uplifted Devotions for Teachers you'll discover how to...

  • Renew your passion for teaching by finding joy & peace in Christ
  • Teach with joy - even in difficult circumstances
  • Banish anxiety & learn to trust God instead


But be warned: This is not a collection of light, fluffy feel-good stories. These powerful devotions will completely transform the way you view your life, your classroom, and your relationship with God.


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Nov 27, 2017

As teachers, we should create an environment where cheating is difficult and requires effort, not easy and constantly tempting.

Join us as we discuss 8 simple ways to prevent cheating in your classroom, especially during formal assessments. 

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Nov 13, 2017

Ever struggle with whether or not spelling should be part of your students’ grade in non-language classes?

Join us as we discuss this tricky question – as well as a creative solution.


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Nov 6, 2017

Teachers are crazy busy & every little time-saving technique helps. Join us today as we discuss an easy time-saving hack that will make your life just a little bit easier.


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Other links:

40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club

Apply for a 40HTW scholarship*

Ask for a 40HTW gift card

Get our free Teaching with Balance training


*This is an affiliate link.


Nov 2, 2017

Are you struggling to control your classroom? In this episode, we share how our premier program Classroom Management 101 will give you a complete, organized system that ensures you don’t miss any of the crucial elements of great classroom management.


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Oct 23, 2017

When it comes to discipline and classroom management, there’s an important question each teacher must ask himself.


Join us as we discuss this important question & the implications it will have on your classroom management success.


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Sign up for the free Classroom Management Solutions training at


Oct 16, 2017

Being consistent in our classroom management can be tough, but it is also extremely important.

Join us as we commiserate a bit about how hard it is to be consistent then jump into a simple plan to finally conquer this challenge.


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Sign up for the Classroom Management Solutions training at


Get more info about Classroom Management 101 at


Join our Facebook group at


Oct 9, 2017

How should we as Christian teachers handle controversial issues like the pressure to promote the LGBT lifestyle? Join us as we discuss this challenging but important questions.


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Register for the free Teach with Faith, not Fear training at


Find out more about Christian Educators’ Association Intl at

Sep 27, 2017

Teaching can be overwhelming, but that doesn't mean you have to be perpetually frustrated.

Join us in Teach Uplifted to renew your passion for teaching by finding joy & peace in Christ.

Get all the details or join now at


Sep 25, 2017

In this episode, we examine the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset and discuss why a growth mindset is so important.

We then explore a simple 6-step framework you can use with your students to help them change their thoughts about challenging situations.

Get the growth mindset worksheet (as well as links & notes) at


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