Catholic Teachers' Lounge

Welcome to the Catholic Teachers’ Lounge – the only podcast by Catholic school teachers, for Catholic school teachers! Hosted by Jill Annable and Colleen McCoy-Cejka, each episode of Catholic Teachers’ Lounge features ideas for your classroom that we gather from all over the country. It’s a great way to exchange ideas and affirm your efforts!

Most recent episodes

Coding Student Work

The methods of qualitative research apply to grading papers, too. When grading a stack of papers, how do you categorize them by what you...

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Teaching Writing in Lower Grades

Learning to write is a long process with milestones at each grade level. In this episode Colleen and Jill discuss the fundamentals of learning...

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AP vs. Dual Credit

Which is better, Advanced Placement or Dual Credit? This episode debates the merit of offering these types of courses in high schools.

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Reasons kids misbehave and detach

It’s important for teachers to remember that student behaviors are not personal. This episode reveals 5 reasons why students misbehave and detach in school.

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Anti-picks for summer reading

In this episode, Colleen and Jill discuss ways to get kids to read over the summer, specifically through trickery.

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Risk taking & resilience

A recent study has shown a drastic drop in risk taking behaviors among teens. This episode unpacks why this is NOT a good thing...

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