5 Creative Ways to Connect Young Adults to Reading

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Librarian Karen Scott challenges us with some non-traditional practices to get kids interested in reading including organizing her library by genre and using social media and graphics to inspire a love of reading.

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

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Dr. Sam Fecich runs a virtual co-op program for her preservice teachers. This program not only helps her preservice teachers learn while doing authentic work, but it helps teachers get help for their classrooms. What a great idea! Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Links mentioned Want to […]

Telling our Student’s Stories

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Students have stories to tell. As educators, we can impact our profession by sharing the stories of student successes (and perhaps struggles.) In today’s episode, Jamie Ewing talks about his new YouTube channel and why he finds sharing student stories to be a powerful way to help the profession of teaching. Listen to the Show […]

5 Questions We Ask While Using Rubrics

Rubrics can be helpful. But when are they not helpful? What mistakes do we make when using rubrics? English teacher, Dr. Scott N. Forrest shares the five questions they ask at his school when working with rubrics. Listen to the Show Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Dr. Scott N. Forrest Scott […]

Breaking Lock Step Test Prep

Jerry Blumengarten has been working with schools for years. But when his local schools in Florida where he has retired have turned away his free offer of help because they have no time, Jerry fights back by talking about how we need to break this “Lockstep Test Prep” mentality. This episode will make you think. […]

Virtual Reality Protocols for the Classroom

Virtual reality (VR) in the classroom isn’t just a headset you grab and start using. As many educators start using virtual reality, they are discovering the issues relating to classroom management, safety, and good health that should impact how we use these devices. #ARVRinEDU chat founder, Jaime Donally talks with me (Vicki Davis) about Virtual […]

Never Yell and Other Classroom Management Secrets of a Pro

Classroom management is a challenge for many teachers. Stacey Corrigan talks about how she manages her classroom. From transitions to handling disruptions, Stacey talks about the 20+ year classroom journey. She even shares the mistakes she has made and how she tries to help teachers not make those same mistakes. This is a refreshing way […]

Get Your Free “Healthy Kids” Poster From Lysol

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Now is the time to prepare and plan ahead for cold and flu season. Helping children know how to stay safe from germs is part of our responsibility as teachers. Lysol is offering free classroom posters to help your students get and stay healthy. For your free poster, go to My Healthy Classroom and sign […]