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June 21, 2016

103: Jeremy S. Adams & The Secrets of Timeless Teachers

Jeremy S. Adams is an author, teacher, husband, and father. He is the author of the book The Secrets of Timeless Teachers: Instruction that Works in Every Generation published by Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. He also wrote the critically acclaimed …

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June 13, 2016

Episode 102: 3 Reasons Why Professional Reading is a Must

Ok, I know we all are busy and it is so easy to say, "You know I will gladly read something tomorrow, but today, I just need to do this." Come on, you know what I'm talking about. Just say …

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June 3, 2016

Episode 101: Bryan Cohen - Writing, Self-Publishing, and "Ted Saves t…

Bryan Cohen is an author, podcaster, actor, and a freelance writer. He has written over 30 books, which have sold more than 30,000 copies. These include 1,000 Creative Writing Prompts, The Writing Prompts series, and Bryan’s “Ted Saves the Wor...

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May 25, 2016

Episode 100: Kasey Bell and Google Classroom

Kasey is an award-winning digital learning consultant, speaker, blogger and author of e-books: The Teacher's Guide to Google Classroom and The Student's Quick Guide to Google Classroom as well as Google Cheat Sheets. Kasey is a Google certifie...

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May 16, 2016

Episode 99: Graduation Time - 7 Do's

It's graduation time at high schools in the United States! What an incredible moment in the life of our kids and the educators who worked with them over their many years in school. A few years ago I was asked …

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May 6, 2016

Episode 98: Social Media - 3 Reasons to Make it a Priority for this N…

Where have you been? Come on … are you really afraid of social media? Hmmm? I understand why you might have some fears, but that’s because the news conglomerates have convinced you that only bad comes from that evil social …

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April 28, 2016

Episode 97: Teachers - 10 Promises to Make Yourself for Next School Y…

Teachers: 10 Promises to Make Yourself for Next School Year From year to year, it is a great practice to reflect on what we can do better. As a classroom teacher, there are some practices that will help you accelerate …

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April 21, 2016

Episode 96: Classroom Management - De-escalation

If you work in a school at some point you are going to have to deal with confrontation. Issues arise that need you to try to remove the heat, lower the temperature, de-escalate the situation. Today, in this segment on …

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April 13, 2016

Episode 95: Formative Assessment in the Classroom, Part 3

This is the conclusion of a three-part series on Formative Assessment in the Classroom. If you haven’t listened to the first two parts they are Episodes 93 and 94. In this three-part journey, I have introduced you to several characterizations …

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March 31, 2016

Episode 94: Formative Assessment in the Classroom, Part 2

The riddle asks you what purposeful, not graded and used to adjust instruction have to do with American Idol…? Do you know? Before we take a deep dive into the answer let's first revisit my definition of formative assessment …. …

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March 23, 2016

Episode 93: Formative Assessment for the Classroom, part 1

What is formative assessment? Let’s use a simplistic working definition Formative assessment is the purposeful use of activities that will not be graded that will reveal to the teacher what the kids know and don’t know. The results of these …

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March 15, 2016

Episode 92: Ernie Lee - 2016 Georgia Teacher of the Year

Ernie is the 2016Georgia Teacher of the Year. He is a history, civics, and government teacher at WindsorForest High School in Savannah, Georgia. When Ernie turned 50 he left his world of law to become a public school teacher. He …

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March 2, 2016

Episode 91: Classroom Management - Self-reflection (Know You)

Classroom Management is almost always dependent upon you. After all, you are probably the greatest variable in the classroom next to the kids. It is in your best interest to figure out what behaviors you have that might create problems …

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Feb. 25, 2016

Episode 90: with Colin Dodds & Michelle Davis

Colin and Michelle are high school teachers who have created amazing resources for classroom teachers. Their website links you to their podcast and show notes as well as other goodies. The audio podcast, Teacher Tactics, covers many different topic...

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Feb. 18, 2016

Episode 89: Jennifer Gonzalez and the Power of Being a Dork

Jennifer Gonzalez is a former middle school language arts teacher who earned her National Board Certification. After a break to be a stay at home mom, she took a position at a college where she works with pre-service teachers. She …

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