July 6, 2017

Superheroes - 152

With all of the focus on superheroes, I thought that I would reflect on those individuals who made a difference in my life. They …

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June 27, 2017

3 Ways to Stay in Contact with Parents- 151

3 Ways to Stay in Contact with Parents: 1. Postcards 2. Your Own YouTube Channel 3. Use Google Voice Today, I'm talking about ma…

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June 20, 2017

150: Apex Fun Run with Jeremy Barnhart

Apex Fun Run offers the opportunity to fund raise for schools without depending upon traditional "product-based" programs. I don'…

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June 13, 2017

149: 9th Grade Transition Program for Parents

Last episode I talked about creating a 9th Grade Transition Program for Kids. This week I am focused on creating a 9th Grade Tran…

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June 5, 2017

148: 9th Grade Transition Programs for Kids

Do you have a 9th grade transition program for your rising 9th graders? If you don't, you should. If you do, do you have kids hel…

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May 29, 2017

147: 3 Ideas about Making Field Trips Successful

Field trips are important. There is nothing like experiencing something first hand or putting your hands on whatever the content …

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May 25, 2017

146: 40 Years of Star Wars and School

40 Years of Star Wars and School! Wow! Were you there in line on May 25th, 1977? Do you have any favorite memories of any of the…

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May 23, 2017

145: 3 Reasons Why Flea Markets, Garage Sales, Thrift Stores, and Est…

Have you figured out that to help you with the classroom you need to buy stuff that will help you?  Don't get me wrong the school…

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May 16, 2017

144: 11 Wants for My Perfect Classroom

Today, I'm talking about my 11 wants for what I consider my perfect classroom. Have you ever thought about this? You know, if mon…

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May 8, 2017

143: Teaching in the Fast Lane with Suzy Pepper Rollins

You may remember Suzy from a couple of earlier interviews: Episode 2 where we talked about her instructional program called Math …

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May 1, 2017

142: Great Ideas for Awesome Field Trips

In episode 141, I explain four reasons why field trips are important.  Yes, technology has made it possible to take virtual trips…

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April 24, 2017

141: 4 Reasons Why Field Trips Are Important

Field trips are important. There I said it. Too often the experience of good interaction with the real world get axed in the na…

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