How and Why to Build Powerful Relationships with Students

Darrell "Coach D" Andrews on Episode 571

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Do you have that difficult student who seems to fight you each time you try to reach him? Coach D was that student. He tells a powerful story of a teacher who was a reacher in his life and changed his life with a two minute conversation in sixth grade. For all of those teachers […]

5 Ways to Survive (and Thrive) at Teaching

Chad Klein in episode 570

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Chad Klein is a 22-year educator. He shares his advice for teachers to take care of themselves and love teaching in this quick motivational talk. Listen to Chad Klein give advice on surviving and thriving as a teacher Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show   Get Credit! Some […]

Using Games to Help Reluctant Readers and Writers (and More)

Dr. Lee Graham on Episode 569

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Dr. Lee Graham is working with teachers to teach them principles of game-based learning to teach writing. Her anecdotes of classroom behavior-changing results are – pardon the pun – game-changing. Learn more. Listen to Dr. Lee Graham talk about Game Based Learning Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show […]

Technical Writing with Drones in the Traditional Literature Classroom

Jeremy Rinkel on episode 568

Jeremy Rinkel has added technical writing to his traditional English Literature course. As a form of relevant non-fiction writing, Jeremy uses drones, robots, and 3d printers to give students an exciting topic on which to write their how-to and technical manuals. Dive deeper into what he’s doing and learn how to apply it to your […]

How to Make Programming Easier

Michael Backus on episode 567

Programming doesn’t have to be so hard. Computer Science teacher, Michael Backus, gives us advice to help make programming easier. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show   Get Credit! Some schools, districts, and organizations allow credit for listening to podcasts. Whether they do or […]

How to Empower Teachers

Evan Robb on episode 566

Administrators can empower teachers and principal Evan Robb shares some of the techniques. Evan is author of The Ten- Minute Principal and The Principal’s Leadership Sourcebook: Practices, Tools, and Strategies for Building a Thriving School Community.  Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show   Get […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Classroom Library Without Spending a Dollar

Colby Sharp on episode 565

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Colby Sharp author of Game Changer! Books for All shares some ways to improve your classroom library without spending any money at all. There are some ideas for all of us here. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show   Get Credit! Some schools, districts, and organizations allow credit […]

When I Knew It Was Time to Leave the Classroom

Starr Sackstein on Episode 564

Starr Sackstein reflects on when she knew it was time to leave the classroom. Listen to Starr Sackstein on the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show   Get Credit! Some schools, districts, and organizations allow credit for listening to podcasts. Whether they do or don’t, to get […]

Unconventional Project Based Learning that Engages Learners

Noa Daniel in episode 563

Project Based Learning (PBL) works if you know how to bring it into your classroom. Today, Noa Daniels shares how. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Subscribe to the Show   Get Credit! Some schools, districts, and organizations allow credit for listening to podcasts. Whether they do or […]

8 Apps to Improve Your Health (and That helped me lose 28 pounds)

I’ve lost 28 pounds since late June and am running 8-10 miles a week. And yes, I just turned 50 and feel great. In this show, I’ll share the apps and tips for living a healthier lifestyle including the “eating plan” I’m using at My Shibboleth. Listen to Today’s Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream […]