Tiny Teachers | Episode 24 with Roots of Empathy

Brad HughesBlog, Good News Brad News Podcast

Roots of Empathy (ROE) is a unique and impactful social-emotional literacy program reaching over 1 million young people globally. Created by Canadian educator and child advocate Mary Gordon, Roots of Empathy leverages the influence of a local family and their baby, who is four months old at the start of the program. Parent and baby visit an elementary classroom once … Read More

Classroom Spaces

Holly StuartBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Students respond better to classroom spaces that are interactive and encourage exploration, movement, and collaboration. Students learn science better through instruction that allows them to have access to the entire classroom space when inspiration strikes. Consider taking the time to honestly reflect on your classroom space to make it more engaging to your students. How are you using your … Read More

Episode #120: Many Gifts to Discover with Livia Chan

Barbara BrayRethinking Learning Podcast

Episode #120: Many Gifts to Discover with Livia Chan

 Livia Chan’s true calling was to be a classroom teacher. Her journey led her to serve on the District Staff Development Team in Learning Technologies and recently returned back to the classroom as the Head Teacher at Burnaby School District – SD41 in British Columbia, Canada. Livia has been affiliated with the Teach Better Team supporting educators who contribute … Read More

4 Things Every Educational Coach Should Do

Rob BreyerBlog, Lead Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: A school administrator is also an instructional coach, life coach, behavior coach, character development coach, and career development coach. To make an impact, every educational coach should build relationships, listen, stay positive, and start small. When talking to another colleague about a coaching training I had recently attended, they asked me why I would attend training designed for coaches. … Read More