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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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Jun 18, 2018

Have you ever arrived at the end of the summer and felt that you’d wasted way too much of it? 

In this week’s episode, Elizabeth Chapman joins us to discuss how to create a summer of rest, memories and (at least some) productivity. You’ll love these practical tips – specifically designed for teacher moms, but certainly applicable to anyone.

Get notes, pictures, and links at www.teach4theheart.com/moms

Find out more about Angela Watson’s 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club at www.teach4theheart.com/40hourteacher

Jun 11, 2018

Did you spend the whole year feeling tired and exhausted? Wishing you had more energy?

Join us to discover 5 Biblical truths that will help you not only prevent burnout but also teach with energy & passion all year long.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/burnout

 

May 21, 2018

We all want to be good teachers, but does that mean we have to work crazy hours to make that happen?

If being a good teacher requires “putting in the time,” how much time is that exactly? And is there a place for balance?

We answer these questions – and more – in this week’s episode.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/time

Find out more about the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club at www.teach4theheart.com/40hourteacher

May 14, 2018

Just because stress, anxiety, and worry are super common amongst teachers doesn't mean they should be the norm in our lives.  God desires something radically different for His children. 

Join us as we discuss a simple, but uncommon, solution to your teacher stress and anxiety – one that isn’t at all about how we can fix the problem – but about the freedom we find in trusting God through it all.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/trust.

Find out more about Teach Uplifted at www.teachuplifted.com

May 7, 2018

As teachers are so busy, with so much on our plates, that it’s easy to get lost in the day-to-day craziness and lose sight of the big picture.

That’s why it’s so helpful to stop and reflect – to clarify where you’re at, where you want to change, and next steps for continued growth.

Get our free guided self-reflection at www.teach4theheart.com/reflect

 

Apr 30, 2018

Ever thought about trying project based learning but didn’t know where to start – or whether it was worth the time & effort? 

Join us as Vicki Davis (aka the Cool Cat Teacher) shares why project based learning is so powerful, how to get started, and tips to do so effectively.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/pbl

Grab your copy of Take Heart & Teach at www.teach4theheart.com/takeheart

 

Apr 23, 2018

Prayer is truly the most important work we can do as Christian teachers.

Join us as we pray together through 30 prayer requests for our students, our schools, and ourselves as their teachers.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/pray

Join our 21-day prayer challenge at www.teach4theheart.com/prayerchallenge

 

Apr 16, 2018

Do you love teaching but hate all the struggles that come with it? Could you use some encouragement, new ideas, and a fresh perspective?

Join us as we take heart, renew our minds, and discover how to truly thrive in this adventure we call teaching. 

Grab your copy at www.teach4theheart.com/takeheart

Apr 9, 2018

Whether we’re making big decisions like where to teach next year or everyday decisions like how to handle a rude coworker, we need God to guide us in them.

Join us as we discover how to discern God’s plan and follow His leading in both big and everyday decisions.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/guidance

 Find out more about Teach Uplifted at www.teachuplifted.com

Apr 2, 2018

Sometimes the student who doesn’t seem to care is actually just frustrated.

This is one of my favorite takeaways from my interview with my brother-in-law Jon Kardamis, a student who struggled in high school but went on to earn a bachelors’ degree and establish his own business as a professional portrait artist.

Join us as we look at school from a different point of view and discuss six ways you can build rapport with those students who, like Jon, are struggling in your classroom.

 Get notes and links at www.teach4theheart.com/struggle

Check out Jon’s work at www.jonkardamisfineart.com

Mar 26, 2018

It was a great day when I discovered four magic words that just seem to dissolve tension and eliminate at least half of the arguments in my classroom. I share them in this week’s episode.

Get notes and links at www.teach4theheart.com/magic

Find out more about Classroom Management 101 at www.teach4theheart.com/cm101

 

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.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/accommodations

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 www.teach4theheart.com/training  

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.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/grace

Grab Create Your Dream Classroom at www.teach4theheart.com/dreamclassroom

 

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.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/idol

 

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.

Get notes and links at www.teach4theheart.com/care.

Find out more about Teach Uplifted at www.teachuplifted.com

 

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.

Get the notes at www.teach4theheart.com/rob

Links mentioned in this episode:

Classroom Management MiniCourse: www.teach4theheart.com/minicourse

Classroom Management 101: www.teach4theheart.com/cm101

Teach Uplifted: www.teachuplifted.com

Teach Uplifted Devotions book: www.teach4theheart.com/devotions

 

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.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/online.  

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.

Join the conversation at www.teach4theheart.com/us

Links mentioned:

Create Your Dream Classroom: www.teach4theheart.com/dreamclassroom

Classroom Management 101: www.teach4theheart.com/cm101

Teach Uplifted: www.teachuplifted.com

Courses: https://academy.teach4theheart.com/courses

Teach Uplifted Devotions for Teachers: www.teach4theheart.com/devotions

New 50 Classroom Procedures training: www.teach4theheart.com/procedures

 

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.

Get notes & download editable forms at www.teach4theheart.com/missingwork

Get 50 Classroom Procedures that Will Save Your Sanity at www.teach4theheart.com/procedures

 

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.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/noname

Get 50 Classroom Procedures that Will Save Your Sanity at www.teach4theheart.com/procedures

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 www.teach4theheart.com/40hourteacher

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/stop

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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 www.teach4theheart.com/tired .

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

Find out more about her amazing 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club at www.teach4theheart.com/40

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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.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/exams

 

 

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.

Get notes & links at www.teach4theheart.com/gradehomework.

Check out our books at www.teach4theheart.com/books

 

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