Joel Lookadoo: 2020 Arkansas Teacher of the Year

Joel Lookadoo Arkansas Teacher of the Year 2020

Joel Lookadoo, 2020 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, shares why he loves teaching. He also shares the stories he is seeing of teachers (and students) overcoming and gives encouragement for teachers now. Listen to Joel Lookadoo’s Inspiration and Stories   Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show Related […]

The Opportunities to Have Disruptive Thinking in the Classroom with Eric Sheninger

disruptive thinking in the classroom

We all have undergone disrupted thinking because of our disrupted society due to the pandemic. But many of us hope we don’t go back to business as usual. Thought Leader Eric Sheninger has a challenge for us today about what we can learn from the pandemic and the opportunities we have to use disruptive thinking […]

How a Student Held a Virtual Summer Camp in Summer 2020

Student Leadership Virtual Summer Camp

Sophia is a student in Oman. During the 2020 shut down, Sophia wanted to help the children in her neighborhood have a fun learning experience — so she created a virtual summer camp online. We can learn about learning in this example where the teacher and students are kids and everything is optional. What an […]

How to Talk About Sustainability In Your Classroom

How to Talk About Sustainability In Your Classroom

Caring for our earth is a focus of Earth Day. Today we discuss ways that any classroom can talk about sustainability and caring for the environment, no matter the political landscape of your community or school. Teachers will find ideas they can use to help their students year-round know how to care for their environment […]

5 Ways to Teach About Earth Day with Monica Burns

5 Ways to Teach About Earth Day

Thursday, April 22 is Earth Day. As citizens of this planet, we should all care about caring for this world. Today, Monica Burns gives us practical ways to teach and encourage students to be good caretakers of the world we live in. Every teacher will find an idea they can use any time of the […]

5 Fab Ways to Make Sustainability Fun for Students Every Day

make sustainability fun for students everyday

Sustainability is a hot topic. In this blog post, we discuss ways to help students understand how to take care of the world and have fun at the same time. Simply put, show them other students who are doing heroic things that they can do, too. Then, let them have conversations. Today’s sponsor is the […]

Choose Your Own Adventure Professional Development

choose your own adventure professional development

Professional Development can be an adventure! Yes, you can create fun, exciting learning. In this show, learn how Laurie Guyon uses hyperdocs and a “choose your own adventure” format. Not only does this format excites teachers about learning new tools, but also many of them now use this method with students. With this in mind, […]

Using Math (and a Remarkable App) to Privately Combat Covid19

Using Math to Overcome in Covid19

Combatting the coronavirus with apps is a challenge. With privacy and tracking concerns being an issue, how can it be done? Today’s guest Po Shen Lo from Carnegie Mellon University talks about an app he’s invented that uses a mesh network to help his college and also Georgia Tech combat COVID-19 among their students. This […]

10 Ways to Move Forward: Learning Gaps and Post Pandemic Learning [Free Webinar]

Tuesday, April 20 at 7 pm ET join us for the free webinar

free webinar move forward

It is time to move forward in education. As we do this, we want to examine the research and apply it to what we are doing in schools now. There are right and wrong ways to work with our students and help them learn. As we do this, we have to remember that we start […]

The New Self Published Book That I Co-Authored with Friends That is Trending on Amazon

About the book and how (and why) we published it

Self-publishing is a challenge but it can be done successfully. It has been exciting to release my first co-authored book that is self-published on Amazon this weekend. Previously, I’ve published with two major publishers but had self-publishing on my bucket list and have enjoyed the process so far. Stay in the Boat has been the […]