engineerdoeseducation

Engineer by degree, education by passion. My goal is to help every student and teacher feel confident and successful with math, science, and personal development.

5 Classroom Templates for Year 1

Classroom templates are a teacher life-saver when things get stressful. Instead of waiting until year 3-4 to get them set up, let’s relieve some of that stress before year 1. This is a transcript of Episode 10 of the Simple Systems with Sam Podcast. If you’d prefer to listen to the episode, there is an […]

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Inventory for Overwhelm

Inventory is a way of seeing how you can simplify your physical and mental space, so let’s talk about a few quick ways to start seeing how this can reduce your everyday stress. This is a transcript of Episode 9 of the Simple Systems with Sam Podcast. If you’d prefer to listen to the episode, […]

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Classroom Setup: Think efficient

Classroom setup is the most exciting part of a new classroom, but there are some things to keep in mind when setting these spaces up. How can we make your classroom an effective space for learning and teaching? Here are a few tips you probably haven’t heard. This is a transcript of Episode 8 of […]

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Systems Equation: Pieces of Productivity

Understanding the pieces of the systems equation to help them be productive and personalized for the best results. Knowing the pieces of the systems equation means you can also evaluate where a system isn’t truly working for you and how you might be able to get it back on track.  This is a transcript of […]

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Simple Classroom Setup: Routines

Simple Classroom Setup Part 2

The backbone of how your classroom runs on a day-to-day basis are the classroom routines you establish. Today we will walk through the pieces of routines you may have never expected, but will be key to feeling confident and in control. This is a transcript of Episode 6 of the Simple Systems with Sam Podcast. […]

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4 Burner Method: Prioritize your Schedule

If you’re struggling to fit your goals and priorities into your day, let’s discuss the 4 burner method and how it can work with block schedules to create a streamlined and productive path to feeling accomplished. This is a transcript of Episode 5 of the Simple Systems with Sam podcast. If you prefer to listen, […]

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Simple Classroom Policies

Today we are going to tackle the first step in setting up your classroom, without even stepping foot into your classroom. Let’s extend that summer feeling a little bit longer while getting your confidence up and running for the first day of school by tackling classroom policies Hey guys, Sam here with our special series […]

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Block Schedule Start-up

This is a transcript of Episode 3 of the Simple Systems with Sam Podcast. A block schedule will change how you look at your day and productivity, so let’s start setting one up, one step at a time. Episode 3: Block Schedule Party! If you were to ask me, “Hey, Sam, what’s the one thing […]

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Simple Systems: The Simplest Step

This is a transcript for Episode 1 of the Simple Systems with Sam Podcast. Together let’s discuss the importance of simple systems and how we can set simple systems up in our own life: starting with the simplest step. From Overwhelmed to Simple You know that feeling when you wake up and you just want […]

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