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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

5 Things We Need to Get Right As we Move Back to In Person Learning

5 Things We Need to Get Right As we Move Back to In Person Learning

As we consider how we move back into school, we need to think about neuroscience research about how students learn. Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath talks about stress, learning duration, homework, spaced repetition, and sleep as well as computers and technology. You can’t just have a longer school day to improve learning. You also can’t always […]

4 Social Emotional Learning Strategies to Use in the Classroom Now

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We know that to teach students, we must relate to educate and one of the first things we must relate to is their emotions in that moment. In today’s show, Robin Fox shares four techniques you can use in your face-to-face or distance classroom to connect with your student’s social and emotional lives. She reminds […]

How to Create Massive Multiplayer Kahoot Games

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Did you know that you can play massive Kahoot games with many students as players? Today’s guest, George Pearce, talks about how he streams Kahoot games, handles security and privacy, fights bots that allow cheating and attack his Kahoot games, and also how he deals with a lag to make game competitions more equitable even […]

How to Partner with Parents During Pandemic Learning

J.T. Taylor shares how schools can better connect with parents

How to Partner with Parents During Pandemic Learning

Some schools need to reset their relationships with parents. Others want to make it stronger as they transition to a different form of learning. At the forefront of all of this is the psychological health of students during this time. JT Taylor is helping schools connect with parents and support them and today he gives […]

3 Ways to Stress Less in Today’s Classroom

3 Ways to Stress Less in Today's Classroom

Teachers are stressing over so many things. Today, Dr. Desiree Alexander tackles three of those issues: distance learning, hybrid learning, and digital equity. She shares the WHO system for evaluating technology, tips for hybrid learning, and timeless principles for considering digital equity and relating to your students and colleagues in professional and respectful ways. Today’s […]

How to Close the Learning Gap

Dr. Rachael George shares advice on how to help kids now

Students are returning to school and teachers and administrators know a learning gap is there. What do we do about it? How do we close the gap without stressing everyone out? Turnaround principal Rachael George tells us how. Today’s sponsor: Advancement Courses. Choose from over 280 online graduate-level PD courses in 20 subject areas that […]