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Teacher Tired

In this podcast, rookie kindergarten teacher, Jo Trewartha dishes out the hard truth about why teachers are struggling and how they can stand back up when they are constantly being pushed down. Every episode will be filled with the unedited and sometimes explicit truth behind what teachers are actually going through and how they can get through it together. Every episode is like sitting down for a cup of (very expensive) coffee with your fellow teachers venting and talking about all the stuff going on in the background. All teachers welcome! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

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How I do Classroom Management

Every class is different. Every year is different... it will never be the same, but here is what I am doing this year in my classroom!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

22mins

3 Feb 2020

Rank #1

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Q&A

How I deal with difficult parents, how I build respect within the classroom, when I plan, and how to handle behaviors within the classroom.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

59mins

6 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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How the heck do I balance it all?

I spend my time working out, eating food, creating Instagram content, podcasts content.... and yet I still have time to teach. How? Well most people would give you advice on work life balance and I am simply here to day I don't believe in it. I believe the secret is to be present, quit literally where your feet are.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

10mins

28 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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10 things I wish I would have known... before teaching...

We all know college did not prepare us for you know, the "no potty breaks" or the amount of tissues we would use crying... so here are some of the things I wish someone would told me before becoming a teacher!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

18mins

2 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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TGIF - My Student Intentionally Peed Herself

Yup. You heard it. My student intentionally peed herself.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

5mins

30 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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My story. How I became a teacher and why.

Why did I become a teacher? How did I go from business to teaching? Was it worth it?--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

26mins

23 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Ways to prioritize YOU while still prioritizing your students.

Do you feel like all you do is work? Do you feel like you can't catch up... are you constantly talking about work or thinking about work? Here are some ways to stop, to be present in your life without work, and to prioritize you while still prioritizing your students.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

21mins

30 Dec 2019

Rank #7

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TGIF - My Student Called Me a Fat Pig

My student called me a Fat Pig... and had no idea what it meant.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

5mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #8

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Why is it worth it?

Why do you think teaching is worth it? do you show up every day for your students? For the money? For the benefits? Why do you think teaching is worth it... here is why I think it is worth it.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

20mins

9 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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We Learn Everything in Kindergarten

Remember when someone told you "if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it at all" or how about "caring is sharing?" I truly believe every social skill we need as adults we once learned as kindergarteners and simply forgot them along the way. Here are some strategies and skills we learned in kindergarten to consider as an adult.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

19mins

17 Feb 2020

Rank #10

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How Us Tired Teachers can get more sleep!

Tips on how to get better sleep so instead of showing up as a zombie teacher, you can start showing up as an actual human teachers! Teaching while hyped up on coffee and attempting to fall asleep after a glass of wine is only making maters worse... and here is why.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

19mins

16 Dec 2019

Rank #11

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TGIF - My student threw a desk at me

Have you ever experienced a fit in the classroom? Are you able to look back and give it a solid laugh... this was one of those  situations that I still can't believe happened and now find funny.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

3mins

20 Dec 2019

Rank #12

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TGIF - My Student Is a Pathological Liar

My student tells me I am beautiful every single day... is she telling the truth or just lying again?--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

3mins

13 Dec 2019

Rank #13

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Developing healthy habits, even if you are teacher tired.

It isn't easy developing healthy habits as a teacher. We are consistently tired, pushing our physical limits at work, and the last thing we want to do is come home and push ourselves even further. Here are three tips or tricks I use to continue my healthy habits even on my most exhausting days.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

17mins

20 Jan 2020

Rank #14

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What We Wish Parents Knew

Ever want to tell your students parents the truth behind what it means to be a teacher? What if they truly knew how hard it was? What if they truly knew how much we cared? Over on Instagram I asked teachers what it was they wish parents knew about our jobs and here is what they had to say...--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

13mins

2 Mar 2020

Rank #15

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5 Stages of Being Teacher Tired

Here are my 5 stages of becoming a teacher, but more importantly becoming Teacher Tired. It all starts with the anticipation of your first job. You're excited to start in your new career, you have everything prepped and ready to go, but then it quickly turns into survival mode. You feel overwhelmed, lost, and are truly considering if teaching is for you. Here are my 5 stages and a friendly reminder that you are not going through these stages alone. We are all in this together.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

18mins

17 Mar 2020

Rank #16

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Can Students Really Enjoy Homework?

Homework... the famous word that can cause chaos within a household. I get it. Homework can be repetitive, monotonous, or just down right boring, so how can we make it enjoyable? How can we get our students to do their homework and still grasp all the information? Here are my steps on how I think as teachers, or parents, we can jump over the homework hurdle and still make it fun!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

16mins

24 Feb 2020

Rank #17

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There is no such thing as a pinterest perfect teacher

Do you ever find yourself in a long Instagram or Pinterest rabbit hole you cant get out of? Ever find yourself looking at other teachers and thinking "they must have it all together..." In this podcast I dive into why I think there is no such thing as a Pinterest perfect teacher and how we can stop comparing ourselves to them.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

13mins

13 Jan 2020

Rank #18

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How Teachers Really Feel About Online Learning

How we as teachers really feel about online learning... the challenges and hardship we have had to face, and for what?--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

19mins

4 May 2020

Rank #19

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How To Avoid BURNOUT

Burnout...the thing no one wants to  talk about. The thing every teacher is scared to encounter... Let's talk about it. While your first year of teaching is always going to be stressful and overwhelming, here are some tools you can use to avoid burnout.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teachertired/support

33mins

24 Apr 2020

Rank #20