The Megan Dredge Podcast

A weekly, very practical podcast dedicated to helping you live bigger and teach better.

#28: 3 Ways To Be Consistent (Successful Teachers Do These) [Podcast]

Successful teachers understand the importance of being consistent in everything they do. Consistency is the ‘glue’ that holds everything together in our classrooms and with our students. Consistency is the secret to great classroom management, it gives every child the opportunity to succeed, and creates a supportive learning environment. Click to Listen Here’s 3 ways … [Read More]

#27: So You’re A New Leader In Your School… [Podcast]

Taking on a new leadership role is an admirable venture. Many teachers aspire to a leadership responsibility and look forward to a season of new beginnings. Learning to juggle your new leadership role can be exciting and rewarding, and can sometimes be challenging and overwhelming. Click to Listen Here are 8 strategies to help you … [Read More]

#26: How To Succeed In Teaching Part #2 [Podcast]

This is the second in a two-part podcast series outlining what makes a teacher successful. In case you missed the first one you can check it out here. Success in teaching is not a destination, it’s a daily thing, a journey. Here are the second five strategies for: “How To Succeed In Teaching”: Click to … [Read More]

#25: How To Succeed In Teaching Part #1[Podcast]

I’m often asked what really helps a teacher to be successful. What is it that makes a teacher excel and succeed in teaching? Of course there are many answers to this question, and I cannot possibly write an exhaustive list. Nevertheless, over the next few weeks I will attempt to share with you what I … [Read More]

#24: 3 Quick Classroom Management Tips To Avoid A Student Confrontation [Podcast]

So you’ve got a student who is causing disruption during your lesson. He/she is talking and beginning to distract others whilst you are trying to deliver an important series of instructions. Sounds all too familiar, doesn’t it?! What do you do? How do you handle this disruption? In my experience, most teachers escalate the situation … [Read More]

#23: 10 Quick Tips For Effective Student Report Writing [Podcast]

Well it’s that time of year again – report writing time! Yes, this can be quite a busy and overwhelming time for teachers. We are all looking forward to that feeling of having ‘finished’ our student reports – the drafts have all been checked and re-checked and checked again, the reports are printed and signed, … [Read More]

#22: Strategies For A Stress-Less Term [Podcast]

Here are some practical strategies for reducing teacher stress this term and some tips for truly ‘enjoying the journey’ of teaching. Click to Listen Plan your day – take some time to think through your day and make a plan Try not to take things personally – relax and trust people’s motives Take a moment … [Read More]

#21: 9 Ways To Have Amazing Meetings [Podcast]

Teacher collaboration and meeting with colleagues for planning and program development is a regular part of most teachers’ days. Teachers are expected to collaboratively plan learning experiences and reflect on how successful they were. Some meetings really need spicing up and often teachers find planning meetings frustrating because it feels like time is wasted, however, … [Read More]

#20: Change Your Tomorrow In 60 Seconds Today [Podcast]

Getting the most out of every day can be easily achieved by regularly taking a moment to reflect. Each day we have fresh opportunities to learn and grow and become a better person, a better teacher, a better communicator. Click to Listen Here are 8 questions you can ask to change your tomorrow. What was … [Read More]

#19: 65 Classroom Management Strategies, Tips and Ideas – Part 2 [Podcast]

We all want to get better at managing our classrooms. We are always looking for new ways to be more effective classroom managers. This is Part 2 of 65 classroom management tips, strategies and ideas (you can check out the first 35 in last week’s episode by clicking here). Click to Listen Whether you are … [Read More]