114: Be unapologetically you. – Becky Schnekser chats with us about teaching science the way it is meant to be taught, have phalange wars with her students, and being unapologetically you.

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Educator and explorer, Becky Schnekser, chats with us about teaching science the way it is meant to be taught, have phalange wars with her students, and being unapologetically you. Becky shares why you need to get connected, the fact that she has probably internet stalked you, and how we’re going to change the world through the power of education. Episode … Read More

113: You are enough. – Angela Maiers chats with us about changing the world, chasing big dreams, and understanding that you are enough.

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 Angela Maiers chats with us about changing the world, chasing big dreams, and understanding that you are enough. Angela shares how we can have an impact even if we aren’t perfect, the power of daily affirmations, and why the same thing has kept her excited for 32 years. Episode Highlights 4:10 – Shoutout to our good friends at IDEA … Read More

112: Good stress. – Mike Washburn chats with us about appreciating people, being fearless, and having “good stress.”

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Mike Washburn chats with us about appreciating people, being fearless, and having “good stress.” Mike shares why it’s critical to have realistic expectations, the importance of learning to reflect and grow, and why we need to go after those big ideas. Episode Highlights 0:00 – Previews of sessions at the Teach Better Conference in November. Use “PodcastTalk” to save $50 … Read More

Waiting to Have “Those Conversations” Is Hurting Students

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In This Post The importance of conversations about our students’ futures. Helping our classrooms become avenues for discovering passion & practical uses for it! Using your content to help students find their futures. Growing up, learning was a struggle. I moved throughout my day feeling as if I was walking through a fog of confusion. While most of my classes … Read More

111: Being “The Loud One” – Delaney Brummel chats with us about being cool with being “the loud one” in her school, helping kids get comfortable sharing failures with each other, and focusing on keeping things student-centered.

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 First year teacher, Delaney Brummel, chats with us about being cool with being “the loud one” in her school, helping kids get comfortable sharing failures with each other, and focusing on keeping things student-centered. Delaney shares how she keeps a smile on every day, the power of remembering there are actual humans in our classrooms, and reminds us that … Read More