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Let's create simple systems for your teacher tasks and never ending mom-life schedule! We will chat about small steps that can increase task list productivity and help you efficiently grade, meal prep, and minimize your effort while maximizing your "me" time. From the classroom to the living room, we will use small changes to create big results in all areas of your life. Many of these time saving strategies come straight from self-improvement books, efficiency systems in factories, and my personal experiences with classroom management (managing everything from organization to mindsets, that is). As a former engineer turned high school science teacher, let me do the nerdy data collection and reporting for you.
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Simple Systems with Sam Samantha Holcomb; Teacher Productivity

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 19 Ratings

Let's create simple systems for your teacher tasks and never ending mom-life schedule! We will chat about small steps that can increase task list productivity and help you efficiently grade, meal prep, and minimize your effort while maximizing your "me" time. From the classroom to the living room, we will use small changes to create big results in all areas of your life. Many of these time saving strategies come straight from self-improvement books, efficiency systems in factories, and my personal experiences with classroom management (managing everything from organization to mindsets, that is). As a former engineer turned high school science teacher, let me do the nerdy data collection and reporting for you.
Let's take a journey from teacher tired to well rested!
Sign up to get the 5 Steps to Tackle your To-Do List for FREE!
Check out the daily ideas on Instagram
Get Time Saving Teacher Templates on TPT

    Help! I Fell off the Productivity Wagon!

    Help! I Fell off the Productivity Wagon!

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    • 17 min
    The Personal CEO Mindset

    The Personal CEO Mindset

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    • 15 min
    3 Variations of Batching to Make it Work for You

    3 Variations of Batching to Make it Work for You

    Batching is such a "trendy" productivity tip... but it doesn't work for me. Instead, I take the idea of batching and turn it into something that works for the everyday teacher, mom, and busy woman.

    • 16 min
    Thriving with a B- Lifestyle

    Thriving with a B- Lifestyle

    When you're an overachiever or a perfectionist, you are putting so much stress onto your life, when really, a B- lifestyle is the cure.
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    • 21 min
    5 Ways to Add Visual Organization and Reduce Stress

    5 Ways to Add Visual Organization and Reduce Stress

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    • 21 min
    Resetting Routines for Back To School or A New Season

    Resetting Routines for Back To School or A New Season

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    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Wubbish1 ,

Simple Systems Forever!

Whether you are a new teacher, a teacher with a few years under your belt, a veteran teacher, or not a teacher at all, this podcast is for you. I have over 20 years of experience and each episode brought me new information that I can use in my classroom and at home. Sam is so personable and likable and relatable, and her systems approach is just what I needed. I have integrated some of her systems at home and at school and they have indeed simplified life.

scienceexpresstpt ,

Time-saving treasure!!

I’m loving this podcast and so happy to have discovered it! Sam is honest, practical, and shares super helpful ways to simplify life and lighten the load we sometimes bring upon ourselves. Keep up the great work!

Melaxid ,

Must listen!

Sam breaks systems down into easy to understand and implement pieces. Easy to listen to and each episode leaves you with the belief you can do this too!

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