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Telling our Student’s Stories

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.

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You'll find the student stories that Jamie mentioned on the show on his YouTube channel.

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Jamie Ewing

National Board Certified STEM Educator

Jamie Ewing is on a mission to change how students learn in classrooms around the world. Driven to engage and give ownership of learning to all learners, Jamie is on a constant crusade to turn our learning environments on their head. He is a National Board Certified STEM educator at the elementary level, with a Master Degree in K-8 Education with a K-8 math endorsement. He also has a fine arts degree in design. Now in his 13th year of teaching, Jamie has been an advocate to bring better, more engaging programs to our inner-city schools. He has taught in Washington, Maryland, and, now, the District of Columbia. As a pioneer with coding in elementary schools, Jamie has been recognized around the world for his unique approach to learning. When not in the classroom, Jamie spends time with his three dogs, home remodeling, and painting in his art studio.

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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1 comment

K Brooks October 12, 2019 - 11:51 pm

Hi Jamie, I Kathy listened to your story about being sad and marriage and divorce with your 5th graders at Mt. View! I’m still there and it’s so different now. You were one of the good ones! You’ve been aim my mind so I’m reaching out to you!


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