13: Completely Flipped – Raymond Steinmetz shares his journey to flipping his classroom to a blended learning model.

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Episode 13 - Teach Better Talk Podcast

K-8 Math Instructional Coach, and co-host of the Instant Relevance Podcast, Raymond Steinmetz shares his journey to blended learning, the failures he’s overcome along the way, and why he’s proud to say, “I’m a teacher.” Raymond reminds us to always remember the reason we’re here; for the students, and explains why he sees every school year as an opportunity to be … Read More

12: Perfectly Imperfect – Marlena Gross-Taylor helps us see the beauty in “letting plates fall” and experiencing true learning.

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Episode 12 - Teach Better Talk Podcast

 EduGladiator, Marlena Gross-Taylor, looks to inspire all of us in “the arena” of education. She helps us to see the beauty in “letting plates fall” and being perfectly imperfect. No matter what leadership title she may have or have had, Marlena is a teacher first, and she shares some incredibly powerful advice for not just new teachers, but all … Read More

11: Break the script – Adam Dovico encourages us all to take risks and try something new. 

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Episode 11 - Teach Better Talk Podcast

Principal, author, Ron Clark Academy Alum, and “chameleon,” Adam Dovico, talks to us about thinking on your feet, doing whatever is needed, and why he’s excited for the movement toward student-centered learning. Adam discusses why you need to come to peace with not getting everything done by the time you leave each day, how his district is rolling out their … Read More

10: Don’t be afraid – Roman Nowak shares how his failures have led him to where he is, and why you should not be afraid to try things.

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Episode 11 - Teach Better Talk Podcast

Roman Nowak is a High School Teacher, a Student Success Leader, and an Agent of Transformation. He shares with us why he wears all 3 title proudly. Roman talks with us about how his failures have led him to where he is today. He also explains why you need to live your emotions, go through it, give yourself new objectives, … Read More

09: Passion-Based Learning – Tal Thompson shares the power of PBL and why he doesn’t really like the phrase “teacher.”

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Episode 09 - Teach Better Talk Podcast

In this episode, “Tall Tal” Tal Thompson takes us into his classroom, the “Innovation HUB” and shares why he doesn’t really like the phrase “teacher.” Tal discusses his passion for PBL, and why creating authentic experiences is where our focus needs to be. As a Facilitator Of Learning Experiences, Tal talks about being a risk-taker, teaching his students to embrace … Read More