The Student-Centered World Podcast

The Student-Centered World Podcast
Are you overwhelmed as a teacher? Do you find that your passion just isn’t where it used to be? Do you love what you do, but the daily stress is just becoming too much? You’ve found the right place. Our podcast focuses on self-care for teachers and how to avoid burnout while creating a memorable and (relatively) stress-free environment in your classroom and school. Support this podcast:

Blended Learning for Fall 2020?
May 22 • 15 min
Everything is up in the air for fall 2020 in the classroom, but most districts are seriously considering blended learning. This podcast episode discusses what blended learning is and how you can be successful with it (and…spoiler alert…if you plan for…
Lesson Planning for a Pandemic
May 16 • 10 min
As teachers, we so often rely on our own experience each year that passes in the classroom when it comes to developing lesson plan ideas. Currently, we are in a unique situation in education. Teachers have been thrust into an atypical version of distance…
Teacher Observation Tips
May 9 • 9 min
Teacher evaluations and classroom observations are nervewracking for any teacher. Make it easy for an administrator to know how to write a classroom observation for you with these ideas and teacher observation examples that will work in all classrooms. By…
What Do You Do With a Toxic School?
May 2 • 10 min
Hopefully, you haven’t been there and you’ve only heard the horror stories, but when you work in a toxic school environment, everyone you love about education gets washed under a sea of anxiety. There are three options to come through on top of the…
Teacher Self-Care and Preventing Burnout
Apr 25 • 14 min
Remember back to what probably seems like a lifetime ago. You became a teacher to: *Make a difference in the lives of students *Be the person a child can look up to for guidance *Follow your passion for education But the changes we are facing every day in…
Why the School Shutdowns Can be Seen as a “Silver Lining” in Education
Apr 17 • 20 min
Teachers have been thrust into distance learning, but did you know that it will, unequivocally HELP teaching once everyone returns to the classroom? What seems like a complete uprooting is actually one of the greatest silver linings we have ever received…
Reaching Your Students while Distance Learning
Apr 11 • 12 min
Much like within the classroom, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to reaching students outside of the walls in our buildings. When it comes to a lack of communication, it’s important to determine why before coming up with a plan to combat it (to…
Tackling Distance Learning
Apr 4 • 10 min
Conquering distance learning can be very intimidating for a teacher who is unfamiliar with the process. Here are three action steps to help it go smoothly and be en effective means of teaching your students online. #distancelearning #blendedlearning…
Handling School Closings While Teaching
Mar 28 • 11 min
The extensive school shutdowns are stressful on everyone…and trying to manage it all as a teacher is exhausting. We are in an unprecedented time in history right now. Teachers are scrambling and trying to make sense of what their role is currently, which…
Stressing Less in the Classroom
May 18, 2019 • 10 min
Teaching is becoming an increasingly difficult career path each year that passes. There are some tweaks you can make to your teaching methodology that will help alleviate a significant amount of stress and allow you to consistently enjoy the time with…
Keeping Perspective
May 11, 2019 • 10 min
As educators, we so often get ourselves all wrapped up with the little things that we lose perspective of the big picture. In this week’s episode, we look at the slippery slope of life when this happens and brainstorm ways to stop it. —- Support this…
Overcoming Empathetic Distress
May 4, 2019 • 10 min
As teachers, we want to help all of our students do big things. But what happens when we immerse ourselves in their own personal traumas every day? How do we make sure that we are still in a good place to help them? In this weeks podcast, we talk about…
Taking a Teacher Brain Break
Apr 27, 2019 • 10 min
We know how important student brain breaks are to their mental health and productivity in the classroom, but what about teachers? Should they also take brain breaks? The answer is YES, and in today’s episode, we explain how. —- Support this podcast:…
Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?
Apr 20, 2019 • 10 min
What if it isn’t an external voice that is getting you down. What if it is your own negative self talk….and upon examination, it’s unnecessary and incorrect? On this week’s podcast, we take a look at your internal voice and whether it’s building you up or…
Stop Listening to the External Voices
Apr 13, 2019 • 10 min
External voices are all around us…’s wonderful when they’re positive and uplifting, but what happens when they’re negative? What happens when they end up making your internal voice doubt itself? Today we’re going to tackle the negativity and what you…
The Stress of Teaching
Apr 6, 2019 • 10 min
In this first episode of the Student-Centered World podcast, we look at teacher stress and discuss a quick way to start to organize your thoughts. —- Support this podcast: