How to Help Struggling Readers in Grades 6-12 with Pam Allyn

How to Help Struggling readers in grades 6-12

Students are coming back to school and many of them are reading below grade level. While this has always been a challenge, this year it may be even more so. In this episode, literacy expert Pam Allyn gives advice to teachers about how to help struggling readers in grades 6-12. This show with Pam Allyn […]

365 Inclusive Learning Strategies to Help Every Child

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Karen Janowski and her coauthors have written a book Inclusive Learning 365: Edtech Strategies for Every Day of the Year. Today she talks about a mindset of including students who learn differently and better reaching the children you have in the classroom. She also shares some practical examples and edtech tools in the process and […]

How to Have Deeper Learning and Better Schools

Jal Mehta from the Harvard School of Education Shares How

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Deeper Learning can happen as we work to connect with students and transform them into critical thinkers as well as knowledgeable about our content areas. Professor Jal Mehta from the Harvard University School of Education has co-written an award-winning book “In Search of Deeper Learning” and reflects on how deeper learning can happen at the […]

8 Great Ways Administrators Can Prepare for the Fall

8 great ways administrators can prepare for the fall

An amazing fall starts now with the administrative preparation this summer. Dawn Stansbury discusses eight things administrators need to do this summer and we highlight differences in those items now after the pandemic. This show includes a transcript to use and discuss with beginning or veteran administrators as part of training and discussion. Advancement Courses […]

What Really Happened in Hybrid Classrooms This Year

what really happened in hybrid classrooms this year

Today’s episode focuses on the realities of hybrid teaching. Tennille Johnston is an award-winning science teacher in Texas who is speaking out about what really happened this school year. She bravely reflects on the real struggles, challenges, and quality of education in the school year 2020-2021. Her words reflect the honesty of a hard year […]

How to Encourage Youth Leadership on Your Campus

Youth Leadership on Campus

Every student can lead and impact their school and community. Learn how you can improve your student council, implement a microgrant program to spur creativity and conservation, and encourage all students to participate in school leadership from Dean J. Fusto, a school leader who encourages student leadership. Sponsor: Advancement Courses. Recently, I shared 21 Hot […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Fab Ways to Make Sustainability Fun for Students Every Day

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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 […]