For Teachers

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This page is for all teachers out there. Being a teacher means you’ve chosen a complicated profession where you sometimes need to wear many different hats over the course of a day or week.

My goal is to help you and in this section, I’ll link to posts useful to teachers. Some things I’ll include here are:

Being a teacher doesn’t mean you need to be an expert on everything – but it does help to learn a new thing here and there.

Latest Post For Teachers

Why Tracking Habits Is Good for You

Do you know what a habit tracker is? Simply put: it is a way to see things that you do on ...

Why Taking Some Time off Benefits Both You and Your Students

Have you ever caught yourself thinking ”I don’t have time to relax and do something else, I have so much work ...

What the Heck Is a Password Manager – and Why YOU Should Start Using One Today!

Have you ever thought of stupid places where people store passwords in 2021? Why is it not a good idea to ...
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To Celebrate or Not Celebrate, That Is the Question

It’s starting to get late, and as I write this on August 6th I’m officially two days away from my 38th ...

Time Batching for Teachers

We all have the same amount of time in a day, but sometimes it seems like the way we use it ...
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The Blog Post I Shouldn’t Even Be Writing

Procrastination…I shouldn’t even be writing this blog post. No really, I should work on publishing a different one right now – ...

Ten Things I Learned as a Teacher in 2020

The new year is upon us – how has your 2021 been this far? I hope for 2021 full of hope ...

Microsoft Lens – a Quick Tutorial

Have you ever felt the need to make a quick copy of your classroom whiteboard? What about the times when you ...

Marketing, Teaching, and the Power of Asking for Help

One of the most difficult things a person can do is asking for help. It should be a simple thing, but ...

Lesson Plans in Onenote – How to Get Started

Have you ever started planning a lesson or theme and ended up having notes, hyperlinks, and material scattered everywhere? Then it’s ...
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Is Tracking Habits Always a Good Thing?

Knowing your own habits is a good start if you find yourself wishing to improve in certain areas of your life. ...
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Immersive Reader for Windows 10 and iOS

If you’ve used Immersive Reader in Edge, then you know by now how useful this tool can be. But what about ...
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How to Use Page Templates in OneNote

Have you ever missed not having to start a OneNote page or section from a blank page or wished that you ...

How to Use Onenote as a Teacher in 2020

How many times have you made a great lesson or planned out a good theme, only to have it lost somewhere ...

How to Use Onenote

What is OneNote? If you haven’t heard of this program before then it is about time! This is a hidden gem in ...

How to Use Dictation in Microsoft Word to Write Your Blog Posts

Have you ever wondered if there is a quicker way to get your thoughts down on a page than just by ...

How to Use a Digital Planner as a Teacher

Planning is an important part of what we do as teachers. There are plenty of ways to organize your work and ...
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How to Bullet Journal as a Teacher

Do you struggle with trying to keep track of all the things you need to get done in a day? Have ...
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How To Avoid Burnout When Using Remote Learning?

Last semester I had to start using remote learning. I work as a language teacher in upper secondary high school. I ...

Focused Reading With Browser Extensions

Have you ever started reading a text or article and then found yourself doing something completely different? Today we’ll look at ...

Digital or Analog? How to Find Your Own Best Lesson Planning Practice

I have a confession to make: I’m a stationery addict. There, I said it. And yes, there is such a thing ...

Calendar Blocking in Outlook and How This Can Help You Stay Sane

One thing I stumbled upon a few months ago is calendar blocking and while most examples I found were using Google ...

5 Useful Add-ons to Improve Your Browser as a Teacher

Raise your hand if you like using add-ons in your browser ????????‍♀️ I know I do and they can be an ...

5 Things I Wish I Knew as a Brand New Teacher

If you had a time machine and could go back to meet a younger version of your professional self – what ...