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Sep 26, 2019

Episode 68 of The Teaching Space Podcast explores a reluctant teacher’s experience of meditation.

Introduction

So, guess what? The “one teacher” named in the title is me and up until about six weeks ago, my general attitude towards meditation was something akin to: it’s a bit “woo-woo” and it’s...


Sep 19, 2019

Episode 67 of The Teaching Space Podcast explores seven ways you can simplify your life outside work.

Introduction

While I keep my personal and professional lives separate, I cannot deny that having a simple, stress-free personal life makes me happier and more productive at work.

Here are seven ways I have made my life...


Sep 12, 2019

Episode 66 of The Teaching Space Podcast explores the power of sticky notes!

Why Sticky Notes?

My favourite non-digital teaching tool is, without a doubt, the humble sticky note. Despite running a mostly paperless classroom, I seem to be able to find a phenomenal number of uses for these magical squares of stationery...


Sep 5, 2019

What is Batching?

(This section is adapted from my book, The Productive Teacher).

According to business productivity expert, Michael Hyatt, batching, or batch processing is the grouping of similar tasks that require similar resources to streamline their completion.

You probably batch tasks already. For example, cleaning...