80: Mo Physics. Mo Problems. – Mike Mohammad (Live from Summer Spark 2019)

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Mike Mohammad chats with us live at Summer Spark (#USMspark) in Milwaukee, WI, sharing stories and lessons learned throughout his 19 year career.

Mike talks about the power of sharing what you’re doing, why communication is so important, and allowing students to express themselves in different ways

Episode Highlights

  • 2:20 – Mike introduces himself.
  • 3:08 – Mike’s failure: No communicating what he was doing properly.
  • 5:47 – Mike’s success: Implementing Problem-Based Learning. Deciding to share it out to the community.
  • 8:38 – What’s got Mike excited about education right now: We can allow students to express themselves in different ways. Standards are not just about content.
  • 9:38 – Mike’s advice for new teachers: Share. Not just within your own school, beyond your school.
  • 11:06 – 6 questions answered in 15 seconds or less.
  • 15:35 – How to connect with Mike.

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