Secondary Science Simplified™

By Rebecca Joyner, High School Science Teacher

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Episodes: 135

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Secondary Science Simplified is a podcast specifically for high school science teachers that will help you to engage your students AND simplify your life as a secondary science educator. Each week Rebecca, from It's Not Rocket Science, and her guests will share practical and easy-to-implement strategies for decreasing your workload so that you can stop working overtime and start focusing your energy doing what you love - actually teaching! Teaching doesn't have to be rocket science, and you'll learn exactly what you need to do to simplify your secondary science teaching life so that you can enjoy your life outside of school even more. Head to itsnotrocketscienceclassroom.com/challenge to grab your FREE Classroom Reset Challenge.

Episode Date
134. Prioritizing Relationships Over Being Right
Jun 10, 2024
133. Using Refrains When Teaching
Jun 03, 2024
132. End-of-Year Personal Reflection - 6 Questions to Ask Yourself
May 27, 2024
131. End-of-Year Resource Audit
May 20, 2024
130. First Year Teaching? 5 Things I Wish I Had Known
May 13, 2024
129. 4 Things I Learned From Other Teachers That Changed How I Teach
May 06, 2024
128. Admin Appreciation - The Best Ways My Admin Ever Supported Me
Apr 29, 2024
127. Teaching AP Chemistry With Guest Zach Matson
Apr 22, 2024
126. Teaching AP Environmental Science With Guest Ashton Allgood
Apr 15, 2024
125. Teaching AP Biology With Guest Beth Hines
Apr 08, 2024
124. Teaching AP Physics With Guest Laura Preiser
Apr 01, 2024
123. What to Do When You Care More Than Your Students Do
Mar 25, 2024
122. How to Nail Your Teacher Job Interview + 3 Mock Lesson Ideas
Mar 18, 2024
121. Burned Out? When It’s Time to Make a Change
Mar 11, 2024
120. How to Cut Your Grading Time in Half
Mar 04, 2024
119. Increasing Retention - How to Get Students to Remember Dense Topics
Feb 26, 2024
118. CER: What It Is, and Why I Never Explicitly Taught It
Feb 19, 2024
117. How to Prep for a Long-Term Substitute Who Doesn’t Teach Science
Feb 12, 2024
116. Behind Schedule? What to Do and How to Prevent It in the Future
Feb 05, 2024
115. How to Act Confident When You’re Not
Jan 29, 2024
114. How to Bounce Back After You Mess Up
Jan 22, 2024
113. What to Do When You Have No Energy - Truths for the Classroom
Jan 15, 2024
112. What to Do When You Have No Energy - Systems for the Home
Jan 08, 2024
111. Priorities and Boundaries in the New Year
Jan 01, 2024
110. How to Manage a Classroom of Apathetic Students
Dec 25, 2023
109. 10 Questions to Ask Yourself as You Reflect Over Your Course Sequence
Dec 18, 2023
108. 5 Must-Have Routines and Procedures for Secondary Teachers
Dec 11, 2023
107. NGSS and Standards-Based Grading With Guest Boni Hamilton
Dec 04, 2023
106. Standards-Based Grading, Citizenship Grades, Motivation and MORE With Guest Jennica Harrison
Nov 27, 2023
105. What Happened When I Stopped Assigning Formal Lab Reports
Nov 20, 2023
104. Using Summative Assessments to Prepare Students for Standardized Tests
Nov 13, 2023
103. Authentic Assessments: How to Assess Students in a Way That Actually Matters
Nov 06, 2023
102. Tips for Teaching Waves and Kinematics in Your Physics Class With Guest Laura Preiser
Oct 30, 2023
101. 6 Tips for Teaching Stoichiometry in Your Chemistry Class
Oct 23, 2023
100. Your Questions Answered: Grading, Challenging Behaviors, Leave, Favorite Labs, Supporting ELs and MORE!
Oct 16, 2023
99. How to Teach the Nervous and Endocrine Systems in Your Anatomy Class
Oct 09, 2023
98. 5 Tips for Teaching Biochemical Reactions in Your Biology Class
Oct 02, 2023
97. 6 Grading Tips That Changed My Life
Sep 25, 2023
96. Why I Stopped Assigning Homework (And 6 Surprising Results)
Sep 18, 2023
95. How to STOP Grading Everything
Sep 11, 2023
94. How to Deal with Cheating in Your High School Science Classes
Sep 04, 2023
93. Simple Strategies for Classroom Management
Aug 28, 2023
92. 5 Ways to Have Precise Pacing and Tight Transitions in your Secondary Science Classroom
Aug 21, 2023
91. My Top 5 Classroom Management Routines and Procedures for High School Science Teachers
Aug 14, 2023
90. Classroom Management Philosophy for Secondary Science Teachers
Aug 07, 2023
89. Classroom Management in a Post-COVID World with Guest Casey O’Hearn
Jul 31, 2023
88. PRACTICAL IMPLEMENTATION: Part 5
Jul 27, 2023
87. Aligning Your Assessments: Curriculum Design Part 5
Jul 24, 2023
86. PRACTICAL IMPLEMENTATION: Part 4
Jul 20, 2023
85. Building Out Your Backbone: Curriculum Design Part 4
Jul 17, 2023
84. PRACTICAL IMPLEMENTATION: Part 3
Jul 13, 2023
83. Forming Your Foundation: Curriculum Design Part 3
Jul 10, 2023
82. PRACTICAL IMPLEMENTATION: Parts 1 and 2
Jul 06, 2023
81. Analyzing Your Aims: Curriculum Design Part 2
Jul 03, 2023
80. Strategizing Your Sequence: Curriculum Design Part 1
Jun 26, 2023
79. 4 Ways to Use Your Summer Well
Jun 19, 2023
78. Our LEAST Favorite Topics to Teach & How We Approach Them with Guest Sam Holcomb of Engineer Does Education
Jun 12, 2023
77. 5 Myths You Might Believe About Your Work Email
Jun 05, 2023
76. How Did You Do This Year?
May 29, 2023
75. End of Year Classroom CLEANOUT Without the FREAKOUT
May 22, 2023
74. My #1 Way to Simplify Future Lab Days
May 15, 2023
73. Teacher Appreciation Week Gone Wrong
May 08, 2023
72. Review Strategies for EOC, Benchmark, and AP Exams
May 01, 2023
71. "I'm the Problem, It's Me": Working with Difficult Coworkers and Admin with Guest Zach Matson
Apr 24, 2023
70. “It isn’t an Attack on You”: Dealing with Difficult Parents with Guest Zach Matson
Apr 17, 2023
69. Admin Support - WHY You Need to Ask, HOW to Ask, and WHAT to Ask For
Apr 10, 2023
68. Evaluating Your Teaching Contract
Apr 03, 2023
67. Considering a Teacher Career Change with guest Daphne Gomez, the Teacher Career Coach
Mar 27, 2023
66. Tips for Teaching at a Public School vs. a Private School
Mar 20, 2023
65. Considering Switching Schools? 10 Questions to Think Through
Mar 13, 2023
64. How to Re-Engage Apathetic Students (and Manage Your Own Apathy!)
Mar 06, 2023
63. Teaching and ADHD - Practical Tips for You AND Your Students with Guest Bri Plyler
Feb 27, 2023
62. 5 Ways to Instantly Make Your Planning Period More Productive
Feb 20, 2023
61. Rethinking Demos and More with Guest Dr. Erica Colón
Feb 13, 2023
60. Teaching with Packets - What They Are, Why I Love Them, and How to Use Them
Feb 06, 2023
59. From Burned Out to Burned-In with Guest Amber Harper
Jan 30, 2023
58. Midyear Reflections and Reset
Jan 23, 2023
57. Living and Working in Your Current Season
Jan 16, 2023
56. Scheduling Rest – Why You Need to and How To Do It
Jan 09, 2023
55. Goal Setting for the New Year - a Different Approach
Jan 02, 2023
54. Your Top 5 Favorite Podcast Episodes of 2022
Dec 26, 2022
53. School Counselor Partnerships, Life Hacks, and Laughter with Guest Lauren Tingle
Dec 19, 2022
52. Why NOT to Assign Work Over Breaks
Dec 12, 2022
51. 5 Alternatives to Traditional Midterm Exams
Dec 05, 2022
50. Ask Me Anything! All YOUR Questions Answered!
Nov 28, 2022
49. Visuals, Middle School, Maternity Leave, and MORE with Guest Rachael Lasky
Nov 21, 2022
48. 5 Ways to Reclaim Your Class Time
Nov 14, 2022
47. 2 Ways That Learning Happens and How to Create a Classroom Culture That Fosters It
Nov 07, 2022
46. Incorporating STEAM as Secondary Teachers with Guest Dr. Sarah Habibi
Oct 31, 2022
45. Using Phenomena to Engage Students
Oct 24, 2022
44. Engaging Small Classes: What to Do When You Only Have a Few Students
Oct 17, 2022
43. How to Manage Large Classes: What to do When You Have WAY Too Many Students
Oct 10, 2022
42. What to Do if You Hate What You Teach
Oct 03, 2022
41. 4 Practical Tips for Building Relationships with Your High School Students
Sep 26, 2022
40. How to Reach EVERY Learner in Your Classroom
Sep 19, 2022
39. Organization Tips for Your Science Classroom
Sep 12, 2022
38. A Beginning of the year PEP TALK
Sep 05, 2022
37. Teaching Physics and FUN with Guest Michelle Brosseau
Aug 29, 2022
36. Teaching Anatomy: 5 Tips for the Best Year EVER!
Aug 22, 2022
35. Competency, Classroom Management, Teaching Chemistry and MORE with Guest Zach Matson
Aug 15, 2022
34. Teaching Biology - 4 Things NOT to Do
Aug 08, 2022
33. 5 Mistakes to Avoid at the Beginning of the School Year
Aug 01, 2022
32. Student-Centered Pedagogy: One Way to Start
Jul 25, 2022
31. Student Centered Pedagogy: How to do It
Jul 18, 2022
30. Student-Centered Pedagogy: Why Make the Shift
Jul 11, 2022
29. Student-Centered Pedagogy: What it is
Jul 04, 2022
28. Using Summer Productively
Jun 27, 2022
27. How the Secondary Science Simplified Course Helped This New Teacher with Guest Rachel Carter
Jun 20, 2022
26. Leaving Work at Work
Jun 13, 2022
25. The Importance of Proactivity
Jun 06, 2022
24. A Look Inside the Secondary Science Simplified Course with 14-Year Teacher, Nikki Pryor
May 30, 2022
23. Ending the Year Strong by Setting Summer Rocks and Boundaries
May 23, 2022
22. Ending the Year Strong by Resetting Your Classroom
May 16, 2022
21. Ending the Year Strong by Auditing Your Lessons
May 09, 2022
20. Ending the Year Strong by Reflecting on Your Procedures
May 02, 2022
19. Collaboration, Classroom Management, Career Changes and MORE with Guest Jamie Whitlock
Apr 25, 2022
18. What to Do After End of Year Testing with Students
Apr 18, 2022
17. Celebrating Earth Day in Your Secondary Science Classes
Apr 11, 2022
16. 5 Strategies for Pain-Free Sub Plans
Apr 04, 2022
15. Teaching Seniors, AP Biology, and MORE with Diana Price
Mar 28, 2022
14. Combating Senioritis Part 3: Saving the Best for Last
Mar 21, 2022
13. Combating Senioritis Part 2: Using Student-Centered Activities
Mar 14, 2022
12. Combating Senioritis Part 1: Getting Students Outside and Changing up Lecture
Mar 07, 2022
11. Balancing Multiple Preps with Sam Holcomb of Engineer Does Education
Feb 28, 2022
10. Balancing Multiple Preps: How to Manage Grading
Feb 21, 2022
9. Balancing Multiple Preps: How to Lesson Plan
Feb 14, 2022
8. Balancing Multiple Preps: Where to Focus Your Energy
Feb 07, 2022
7. Making 1D Lessons 3D with Skipper Coates of Real Ms. Frizzle
Jan 31, 2022
6. Engaging Students in Lecture
Jan 24, 2022
5. Engaging Your Students - Without Exhausting Yourself
Jan 17, 2022
4. Engaging Your Students - In the First 5 Minutes of Class
Jan 10, 2022
3. Midyear Reset Part 2
Jan 03, 2022
2. Midyear Classroom Reset Part 1
Jan 03, 2022
1. The Story of It's Not Rocket Science®️ and Secondary Science Simplified™️
Jan 03, 2022
Welcome to Secondary Science Simplified!
Nov 22, 2021