Inspired Teaching Made Easy

Inspired Teaching Made Easy
When teaching involves your heart as well as your mind, it feels inspired! Join Laura Candler to discover innovative teaching strategies, classroom management ideas, and helpful tools that will make it easy to find inspiration in your teaching practice! If you’re a classroom teacher who’s looking for practical strategies and motivational advice, this is the podcast for you! If you’d like to discuss these episodes with other educators, search for the Inspired Teaching Podcasts Conversations group on Facebook and join the conversations!

Teaching with Children’s Magazines
Sep 6, 2019 • 17 min
Children’s magazines are excellent teaching tools that be used to integrate literacy across the curriculum. In this episode, I discuss the advantages of using magazines in the classroom, as well as where to find them and how to use them to supplement…
How to Teach Social Skills for Working Together
Aug 15, 2019 • 15 min
When students have trouble working together, it’s often because they lack the social skills to interact effectively with others. Fortunately, social skills can be taught just like academic skills. In this episode, I share a 6-step process for teaching…
Tips for Using Attention Signals Effectively
Aug 8, 2019 • 34 min
Attention signals are essential tools for classroom management, and learning to use them effectively might be one of the most important keys to inspired teaching! In this episode, I explain why attention signals are so essential and share examples of…
How to Get Dozens of Free Resources for Your Classroom
Aug 2, 2019 • 27 min
Did you know that Scholastic Book Clubs has a fabulous back-to-school deal that makes it possible to get thousands of bonus points with your first order? You can use these points to get dozens of free books and other resources for your classroom….
I Wish My Teacher Knew
Jul 30, 2019 • 12 min
“I Wish My Teacher Knew” is a simple activity developed by 3rd grade teacher Kyle Schwartz that transformed her classroom. In episode 4, I share how this simple strategy has helped thousands of teachers build relationships with their students,…
Why You Need a Class Handbook
Jul 28, 2019 • 23 min
Have you ever thought of creating a handbook just for your own classroom? In episode 3, I explain how creating a class handbook can help you kick off a great school year and how it can prevent problems due to miscommunication. I also share loads of…
How to Get Energized for a New School Year
Jul 27, 2019 • 14 min
Do you get the back-to-school blues when you think about starting a new school year? In this episode of Inspired Teaching Made Easy, Laura Candler shares several actionable tips and strategies you can use to get yourself excited and energized for the…
Inspired Teaching Made Easy Intro
Jul 26, 2019 • 20 min
In this introductory episode, Laura dives into the topic of what inspired teaching means and shares details about her 30-year background in education. She also explains exactly what you can expect from future episodes of Inspired Teaching Made Easy.