127: Impact beyond the classroom. – Toney Jackson chats with us about making an impact beyond your classroom, exploring everything in education, and why he thinks now is one of the  most exciting times to be a teacher.

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 4th grade teacher, poet, and author, Toney Jackson, chats with us about making an impact beyond your classroom, exploring everything in education, and why he thinks now is one of the most exciting times to be a teacher. Toney shares how he brings his passions into his classroom, how we can accept criticism and use it to be better, … Read More

126: Finding the fun in teaching. – Adam Renard chats with us about bringing others with you on the adventure, finding the fun in your content, and creating experiences kids love.

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 Adam Renard chats with us about bringing others with you on the adventure, finding the fun in your content, and creating experiences kids love. Adam shares how to make things more fun, the  power of relationships, and why love is a choice. Episode Highlights 1:52 – Chatting about Rae going to the AIMS Network Institute. 6:53 – Previewing the … Read More

125: Chief Cheerleader of Teaching – Dave Schmittou chats with us about getting out of the way so teachers can try something big, being authentic for the right reasons, and why he calls himself the chief cheerleader of teaching.

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Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Author, Speaker, and Podcast Host, Dave Schmittou, chats with us about getting out of the way so teachers can try something big, being authentic for the right reasons, and why he calls himself the chief cheerleader of teaching. Dave shares how teaching his son to ride a bike changed how he looks at education, … Read More

5 Benefits of EdCamp Professional Development

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In This Post: An overview of professional development designed to empower educators: EdCamps! The four major benefits of EdCamp professional development. So much is changing in the way that we teach in our classrooms. Teachers are facilitators of learning rather than providing direct instruction all day, every day. Students are encouraged to follow their passions and learn other content and … Read More

Podcasts for Professional Development

Katelynn GiordanoBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Tech Better

In This Post: Podcasts as convenient and timely professional development. Personalized your learning with podcasts. Ways to grow as an educator by listening to podcasts. Professional development for educators can take many forms. It can be a conference, an EdCamp, a Twitter chat, and even… a podcast. Effective professional development ignites educators. It sparks their passion for this profession. We … Read More