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

Episode #81: Jonathan Alsheimer

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Jonathan Alsheimer is the unorthodox, energetic, and entertaining middle school teacher who refuses to live a life of limitations and works with UFC Fighters, Celebrities, and Clothing Brands. Jonathan is an international keynote speaker and the author of “NEXT LEVEL TEACHING” a book all about teachers being the driving force of a positive classroom and school culture. Next Level Teaching … Read More

Telling vs. Teaching

Martin SilvermanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lesson Plan Better

TL;DR: Telling is the feeding of information without any real background of what students are doing or why. Teaching is giving context, explaining the “why” and “how” of what you want students to know. More learning happens through the process of teaching. An example of telling vs. teaching is explained. In a recent conversation with one of my teachers, I … Read More

What’s Your Superpower? Mine Is Teaching!

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Innovate Better, Lesson Plan Better

TL;DR: In 2020, educators had on their “superhero” outfits to bring about an educational revolution. Superpower traits that were discovered last year involve striking a balance, creating empowering lessons with student input, discovering your network, digital learning platforms, technology, learning what you don’t know, connecting, being yourself, gathering feedback, and embracing change. As 2021 starts, a new year with new … Read More