Simply Teach
Simply Teach
Kelly Jackson
The Simply Teach Podcast is a podcast by teachers for teachers. The goal of Simply Teach is to encourage classroom teachers right where they are with practical and simple tools to use in your classroom.
091:  A Guide for New Listeners of Simply Teach...Start Here!
In this episode, I share big news on the future of The Simply Organized Teacher. Plus, I break down the top: Downloaded Simply Teach episodes Classroom Organization episodes Classroom Management episodes Time Management episodes First-Year Teacher episodes  If you need help with the following areas, here are some resources to help you! Need help organizing classroom papers? Join The Classroom Paper Course.  Want to stay up-to-date with The Simply Organized Teacher? Head here and sign up for my weekly email where I send classroom organization resources.  Get the framework you need for an organized classroom with The Organized Teacher Framework™ Get all the links to the episodes mentioned here.  Let's Connect!: Connect with me on Instagram Connect with me on Facebook Get weekly organization inspiration in your inbox   
Dec 22, 2020
29 min
090: 6 Ways to Simplify Classroom Organization in the Middle of the Year
When we think about organization, of our house or our classroom, it's a daunting thing to think about! I tend to get lost in the weeds when it comes to getting organized. That's why, I think, so many of you struggle to get your classroom organized. It's not that you can't get your classroom organized but that there is SO much to do, many teachers don't know where to begin. In this post, I am sharing 6 things you can do to get your classroom organized in the middle of the year. Links from show: Episode 090 Shownotes Purchase The Organized Teacher Framework™ Sign up for the 5-Day Classroom Organization Challenge Purchase the Classroom Organization Paper Course Attend the free and virtual Intentional To-Do List Workshop    Let's Connect!: Connect with me on Instagram Connect with me on Facebook Get weekly organization inspiration in your inbox 
Dec 15, 2020
22 min
089: The 4 Part Framework You Need to be an Organized Teacher
As little kids, we dream of the jobs we want to have when we are grown-ups- a lot of you reading this probably always knew you wanted to be a teacher. But then, when you actually got into the classroom, it wasn’t at all what you had hoped it would be. Way more work, way more time, way more responsibility, and way more clutter than you probably anticipated.  In this post, I am sharing how important it is to create an organized classroom. Believe it or not, an organized classroom can help with the stress you feel each and every day. Links from the show: Episode 089 Shownotes PowerSheets Goal Setting Journal Join the 5 Day Classroom Organization Challenge Learn more about The Organized Teacher Framework™   Let's Connect!: Connect with me on Instagram Connect with me on Facebook Get weekly organization inspiration in your inbox 
Dec 8, 2020
32 min
088: 3 Must-Have Management Tips for Right Now!
Since we are just a couple of weeks away from the break, I want to help you manage your class these last couple of weeks. In this episode, I share some things you can do to improve your classroom management. These tips come from a full list of 9 Classroom Management tips that you can get here.   Links from show: Episode 088 Shownotes 9 Classroom Management Tips Download Get Your Pretty On Wardrobe Challenges The Organized Teacher Framework™ opens up next week!  Let's Connect!: Connect with me on Instagram Connect with me on Facebook Get weekly organization inspiration in your inbox 
Dec 1, 2020
29 min
087: Your Lesson Planning Workflow
What are your thoughts on writing lesson plans? Do you love it or hate it? The idea of writing lesson plans can make some people shut down and become so overwhelmed. Today I want to share ways to write lesson plans quickly, organize your materials effectively, and save you time! Links from show: Episode 087 Shownotes The Organized Teacher Framework™ 10 Productivity Tips for Teachers Let's Connect!: Connect with me on Instagram Connect with me on Facebook Get weekly organization inspiration in your inbox   
Nov 24, 2020
28 min
086: 10 Fun and Guilt-Free Classroom Party Ideas
As teachers, I think it is part of our responsibility to teach them how to make healthy choices that will provide them with healthy bodies. When we give them tons of junk food options and celebrate the idea that junk food = fun, I think we are doing them a big disservice. So today, I am sharing 10 fun and guilt-free classroom party ideas that you can do any time of the year without feeling like you are loading up your kiddos with unnecessary sugar. Links from show: Episode 086 Shownotes Classroom Management Tips Freebie Learn more and order you 2021 PowerSheets Let's Connect!: Connect with me on Instagram Connect with me on Facebook Get weekly organization inspiration in your inbox 
Nov 17, 2020
25 min
085: Your Classroom Organization Questions Answered: Digital Learning
This is the second time I have done a Q&A episode on the podcast and it is so much fun to answer your questions! This week I am answering your classroom organization questions and a lot of them had to do with one very important topic right now- digital learning! Here are the seven questions: How can I organize all of the data for my SPED students? How do I know where to put things? How do I know what to keep and what to get rid of? Google Classroom is overwhelming...HELP! Thoughts on fidgets in the classroom and what tips do you have for college students going to school to be a teacher? Any tips on how to organize a class set of Chromebooks? What do I do when students aren't showing up to my online classes? Links from the show: Episode 085 shownotes Enroll in the Classroom Organization Paper Course Sign up for weekly classroom organization tips straight to your inbox Let's Connect!: Connect with me on Instagram Connect with me on Facebook Get weekly organization inspiration in your inbox 
Nov 10, 2020
28 min
084: Smart Strategies to Organize and Manage IEP Paperwork with Brandie Rosen
As teachers, we have tooooons of papers to deal with. And when it comes to IEP paperwork for our students in Special Education, the paperwork load is immense. A lot of this data and paperwork is necessary for supporting our students but can become overwhelming. That's why it's important to talk about special education teacher organization strategies that are easy to implement. Many of you have reached out to me to ask about organizing Special Education paperwork, RTI interventions and alllll of that data we have to keep up with. I am not an expert in that area. That’s why I am sharing my conversation with Brandie Rosen for this topic.  Links from show: Episode 084 Shownotes Classroom Organization Paper Course Info Let's Connect!: Connect with me on Instagram Connect with me on Facebook Get weekly organization inspiration in your inbox 
Nov 3, 2020
44 min
083: Best Products for Organizing Your Classroom Papers
When it comes to organization, everything needs a home. If you watched The Home Edit on Netflix, you heard them talk about “containing.” We are doing the same thing here, we are just containing our items into different homes. Homes are created by using boxes and bins, really ANYTHING, to house a certain type of material. In this case, we are talking about the best products to create homes for classroom paper organization.  Links from show: Episode 083 Shownotes Classroom Organization Paper Course Let's Connect!: Connect with me on Instagram Connect with me on Facebook Get weekly organization inspiration in your inbox 
Oct 27, 2020
17 min
082: 4 Ways to Conquer the Classroom Paper Mess
On an *almost* weekly basis, a teacher reaches out to tell me that they are struggling with papers. They want to know what to do with all of the papers or how to organize them. But what if we looked at it differently? What if, instead of figuring out how to organize papers, we figured out a way to reduce classroom papers so there was less clutter to deal with? Links from show: Episode 082 Shownotes Get Your Pretty On Student Paper Workflow Guide TSOT 2020 Survey  Help support Simply Teach Submit a company to the gift guide! Let's Connect!: Connect with me on Instagram Connect with me on Facebook Get weekly organization inspiration in your inbox 
Oct 20, 2020
14 min
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