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[156] How to create a culture of kindness in your online virtual, hybrid or face to face classroom

[156] How to create a culture of kindness in your online virtual, hybrid or face to face classroom

October 18, 2021

Kindness is more important now than ever, as we are adapting to a new way of living; teaching and learning is even more challenging than it usually is. Schools around the globe are having to adapt to online, hybrid learning or face-to-face learning while dealing with all the uncertainty, fear and devastation that comes with a pandemic. It is crucial that we do our best to nurture a culture of kindness in schools. Listen to this episode to learn some ideas but how to do this in your virtual online, hybrid or face-to-face classroom!

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💻 Printable Colouring Compliment notes:
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[155] 7 underrated websites for blended learning that you won’t believe exist

[155] 7 underrated websites for blended learning that you won’t believe exist

October 4, 2021

As students spend more and more time on asynchronous activities and learning remotely, it is becoming extra challenging to keep them on their toes and exposed to new and fresh websites to keep remote/hybrid learning interesting. If left to their own devices too much, we know what they will likely revert to (ahem TikTok, video games…) Well this episode is about how to utilize some wonderful underrated websites out there that will help make your life easier as you teach in a virtual or hybrid classroom!

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[154] How to boost student motivation and engagement during distance learning  online or hybrid classrooms

[154] How to boost student motivation and engagement during distance learning online or hybrid classrooms

September 27, 2021

Are you frustrated that your students are not completing their assignments right now as you navigate the world of online or hybrid learning? Maybe they’re not engaging in your lessons? You can’t monitor what they’re doing as they learn from home, and can’t offer the same amount of support you would “pre-COVID”. If this sounds like you, you’re not alone. Listen in to learn ways in which you can help motivate and engage your students during these challenging times of online/hybrid learning.

Resources mentioned in this episode:
💻 Goal Setting Journal and PowerPoint:
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➡️ Download from TRF: https://shop.trf.one/product/goal-setting/

💻 Google Forms Wellbeing Check-Ins:
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➡️ Download from TRF: https://shop.trf.one/product/check-in-forms/

💻 Digital Reward Coupons:
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[153] The best morning meeting ideas for big kids

[153] The best morning meeting ideas for big kids

September 20, 2021

Morning meetings 🌅 (a.k.a. tutor time / form time / advisory / guidance period - it has many names!) is an extremely powerful way to start the school day with your students. It sets your students off on the right foot. It gives them a routine that is safe and predictable, whilst still being something exciting to look forward to, when done right. Establishing a powerful morning meeting is easy to do and doesn't need hours of prep, if you know where to look! I hope you enjoy these tips for an effective morning meeting with your big kids!

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[152] How to assign virtual digital colouring pages for online students! No mess, no resources no software

[152] How to assign virtual digital colouring pages for online students! No mess, no resources no software

September 13, 2021

Are you looking to assign your students or children virtual digital online colouring pages? Do you want your students to be creative and artistic without all the mess and resources that go with it? Then check out these new digital online colouring pages for kids that are ready to use without any software or special devices required! They will work on any computer, tablet or phone, providing it has access to the internet! Children can colour in on-screen, exactly as they would on paper, by using their finger or a stylus! They can even download and print their pages once done if you want to display their work in the classroom, at home or on their computer. Check out the links below for ways to access these digital online virtual colouring pages:

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[151] The ultimate virtual escape rooms for kids in distance, virtual, remote, hybrid or blended learning

[151] The ultimate virtual escape rooms for kids in distance, virtual, remote, hybrid or blended learning

September 6, 2021

Are you looking for an educational virtual novel to assign your grade 3-11 students that offers a thrilling challenge while still being extremely enjoyable and engaging? It can be challenging to keep virtual and hybrid students engaged during distance learning. It feels as though they have seen it all at this point! If you are looking for new fun virtual games for kids which are something new and fresh to offer your students that will keep them engaged, entertained, educated and excited, (eeee!) then you will love these virtual multipath escape rooms for kids!

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[150] How you can use journaling to help with anxiety as a teacher

[150] How you can use journaling to help with anxiety as a teacher

August 29, 2021

If you find yourself feeling anxiety as a teacher and are looking for an effective tool to navigate your way through it, you may find journaling might help. In this episode I talk you through my own experiences of journaling every day and what impact it has had on me, and how it might help you too!

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[149] How to deliver morning meeting messages for distance, virtual, remote, hybrid and blended learning

[149] How to deliver morning meeting messages for distance, virtual, remote, hybrid and blended learning

August 22, 2021

Are you a teacher who is looking for virtual morning meeting greetings as you teach in-person, virtually or hybrid? Do you need:

  • to settle your students at the start of the day with morning messages?
  • a consistent and fun morning routine in your classroom?
  • morning meeting share questions encourage your students to have meaningful conversations or writing prompts?
  • an effective morning check in to connect with your students and attend to their social-emotional needs?

Then these virtual, hybrid and in-person morning meeting activities are all you need!

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[148] What is asynchronous learning and 3 ways to use it with virtual and hybrid learning

[148] What is asynchronous learning and 3 ways to use it with virtual and hybrid learning

August 16, 2021

Hello! I'm back today with another episode all about the popular buzzword "asynchronous"! Love it or hate it, it's here and it's part of education as we know it. 

Asynchronous learning is when you post your teaching material online for your virtual or hybrid students to self-study, which allows them to learn on their own schedule and at their own pace. In this episode, you will learn the benefits of asynchronous learning, some creative ideas for asynchronous activities that you can do in your hybrid/blended and distance learning classroom, as well as how to deliver effective morning meetings with asynchronous learning.

Resources mentioned in this video:
💻 DailyMorningMeetings.com: https://www.dailymorningmeetings.com
💻 Web-Decks.com: https://www.web-decks.com
💻 Pick a Path Escape Rooms:
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[147] 5 website ideas for early finishers during distance learning

[147] 5 website ideas for early finishers during distance learning

August 9, 2021

What do you do when your students have finished their distance learning tasks? Remote learning can be challenging as you try to ensure all your students are learning, progressing and occupied. It can be difficult to find suitable and fun virtual learning activities to issue as extension work for your early finishers. In this video, you will find 5 creative ideas for your early finishers during a distance, hybrid or blended learning classroom!

The 5 sites mentioned in this video:
1. https://www.web-decks.com
2. https://www.virtualvacation.us
3. https://www.radio.garden
4. https://www.freerice.com
5. https://www.duolingo.com 

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